Central buffet at Custom House, Royal Albert Dock E16 - Newham

Restaurant, built in 1883 to the design of Vigers and Wagstaffe in a free classical style. Now owned by the London Development Agency and part of Royals Business Park. Security has been improved and some emergency repairs undertaken. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent have been granted for restoration and use as a restaurant as part of the wider Royals Business Park development of Albert Dock.

Central buffet at Custom House, Royal Albert Dock E16 - Newham
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Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1380201
  • Local Planning Authority: Newham
  • Site Type: Commercial > Eating and drinking establishment


  • Building Name: Central buffet at Custom House
  • Street Name: Royal Albert Dock
  • Postcode: E16
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Newham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: East Ham
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Commercial company