Limehouse

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Coordinates: 51°30′57″N 0°01′54″W / 51.5158°N 0.0318°W / 51.5158; -0.0318

Limehouse is a place in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is on the northern bank of the River Thames opposite Rotherhithe and between Ratcliff to the west and Millwall to the east.

Limehouse is sometimes thought by newcomers to be centred on Narrow Street and the Limehouse Basin, but it is in fact centred on Limehouse Town Hall in Commercial Road. It stretches from Limehouse Basin in the west to the edge of the former Chinatown in Pennyfields in the east; and from the Thames in the south to the Victory Bridge at the junction of Ben Jonson Road and Rhodeswell Road in the north.

The area gives its name to Limehouse Reach, a section of the Thames which runs from Shadwell, through Ratcliff and then Limehouse and on to Millwall.

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