Whitechapel market is a long-established historic local market and has developed into a prosperous social and economic hub. With the forthcoming Crossrail station due to open in 2018, Whitechapel is set to become important interchange 40 minutes from Heathrow Airport and 3 minutes away from Canary Wharf. In addition, the recently developed Royal London Hospital, a proposed new Town Hall and Civic Centre, plus ambitions retail developments will increase footfall in the area to new level.
Currently selling a huge array of commodities 6 days per week, the bustling market has been best known as traders of fresh fruit, exotic vegetables, spices, fashion, cultural wear, jewellery.
Nearby attractions include the prominent Whitechapel Art Gallery, Britains oldest Manufacturing company the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, and the colourful Victorian and East End history linked to this area.