"The world’s oldest surviving music hall can still – just – be found... No theatrical facade: just a door set into a peeling wall."
1 Graces Alley
(off Ensign St)
Wilton's is half way down Graces Alley (pedestrian access only), between Ensign Street and Fletcher Street. The nearest main roads are Cable Street and The Highway near Tower Bridge and St. Katherine's Dock.
If you are travelling from Aldgate East tube station, leave the station exit on Leman Street and walk down this road until you go underneath the DLR rail line. Turn left here and immediately on the right will be Ensign St. Turn left again and you are on Graces Alley.
From Tower Hill station, leave via the main exit and turn left. Walk past the Roman wall and across the traffic lights. Directly in front of you will be Shorter Street, a little road that leads onto Royal Mint Street. Keep walking in this direction until you get to Ensign St on your right. Immediately on Ensign Street, turn left onto Graces Alley.
Tube Stations within walking distance:
Aldgate East, Tower Hill and Shadwell
Tower Gateway, Shadwell
Buses within walking distance:
D3, 115, RV1, 100, 79, 42, 25, 205 and 254.
Limited parking is available in Ensign Street and surrounding streets. It is free after 5.30pm and at weekends. There is a public car park on the corner of Mansell Street and Shorter Street.
For a more detailed description of local public transport see
Wilton's is within walking distance from this iconic London Bridge. Visitors to the Tower Bridge Exhibition can enjoy stunning views of London from the high level walkways. Find out more at towerbridge.org.uk
St Katherine's Dock
A 10 minute walk away is St Katherine's Dock where you can find a wide range of restaurants. This vibrant marina, next to Tower Bridge and The Tower of London, is a beautiful riverside estate nestled in the heart of the city. You can find out more from their website at skdocks.co.uk
Brick Lane and The Old Spitalfield Market
A 20 minute walk in the other direction takes you to Brick Lane and The Old
Spitalfield Market with its artistic community and many boutiques. See
for events and information.