Explore The Bow Quarter

Bow Quarter was one of east London's first urban renewal projects. The Grade II listed Bryant and May match factory was redeveloped in the 1990s. The estate also includes some modern blocks.

The Estate is set in one of London’s largest private communal gardens

The Bow Quarter offers a range of facilities and services in a very secure environment.



The mature landscaped gardens at Bow Quarter provide an oasis of calm in an inner-city setting and are popular with all residents.


Bow Quarter’s full-time concierge team is dedicated to keeping residents safe and providing them with essential services. They are available 24 hours a day and are here to help.

Facilities and Services

On-site facilities include a leisure centre, a food store, laundry services and secure parking – everything residents need to make life easier.


A large proportion of Bow Quarter dwellings are in the former Bryant & May match factory. It was from here that the Match Girls went on strike in 1888.


Bow Quarter is a close community and residents have set up several thriving grass-roots clubs and Facebook groups.

Estate map

The Bow Quarter comprises a mixture of historic and modern buildings and, because of its size, covers several post codes. This map will help you find your way around.