Our brand new community centre next to Bartlett Park and the Limehouse Cut, Poplar Union, is now open!

Poplar Union is a new Arts & Events Venue in London’s East End. Situated between the Limehouse Cut and Bartlett Park, it is the perfect communal, social and creative venue, accessible to all.

They are committed to supporting the local community through art, culture and wellbeing and, through their diverse programme of events, aim to increase social and economic prosperity in Poplar.

They offer a diverse programme, including children’s entertainment, waterside activities, health classes and live performances in music, theatre and comedy – all contributing to creating a real destination for the community.

The Poplar Union Café is now open, offering a selection of light snacks and speciality coffee from Origin Coffee Roasters. The café is open 10am-5:30pm Mon-Fri with a weekend and evening offer coming soon.

The Library space next to the café provides a serene work area and meeting place, overlooking the beautiful view of Canary Wharf. There is free WiFi – the fastest in the area – so pop in with your laptop and enjoy! 

Moo Canoes has just moved in and are running their regular waterside programme from the Poplar Union Boathouse. See the website for more details on how to get involved in their monthly litterpicks and paddle boarding sessions.

For more details on their programme and ways you can get involved, visit their website



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Phone: 020 3039 3333

Email: info@poplarunion.com

Office Opening Times: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Venue Opening Times (from March): 8am – 11pm, Monday to Saturday, 9am – 9pm Sunday

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