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The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of
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, west of the
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City of London
and north of the
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, in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including
West End theatre West End theatre is mainstream professional theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live ...
s, are concentrated. The term was first used in the early 19th century to describe fashionable areas to the west of
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Charing Cross
.Mills, A., ''Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names'', (2001) The West End covers parts of the boroughs of
Westminster Westminster is a district in , part of the wider . The area, which extends from the to has many , including the , , , and much of the shopping and entertainment district. The name ( ang, Westmynstre) originated from the informal descript ...

Westminster
and
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.Greater London Authority,
The London Plan: The Sub Regions
''
While the
City of London The City of London is a City status in the United Kingdom, city, Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county and local government district that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London. It c ...

City of London
is the main business and financial district in London, the West End is the main commercial and entertainment centre of the city. It is the largest
central business district A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business center of a city. It contains commercial space and offices. In larger cities, it is often synonymous with the city's "financial district". Geographically, it often coincides with t ...
in the United Kingdom, comparable to
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Midtown Manhattan
in
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New York City
, the 8th arrondissement in
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Paris
,
Causeway Bay Causeway Bay is a district of Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of Wan Chai District. The Cantonese name is also romanised as Tung Lo Wan as in Tung Lo Wan Road. The rents in the shopping areas of Causeway Bay were ranked as the world's mos ...

Causeway Bay
in
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Hong Kong
, or
Shibuya Shibuya (渋谷 Shibuya ( 渋谷 区 ''Shibuya-ku'') is a special ward in Tokyo Tokyo ( , ; Japanese language, Japanese: 東京, ''Tōkyō'' ), officially the Tokyo Metropolis (Japanese language, Japanese: 東京都, ''Tōkyō-to'' ...

Shibuya
in
Tokyo Tokyo (: , ''Tōkyō'' ), historically known in the west as Tokio and officially the Tokyo Metropolis (, ''Tōkyō-to''), is and most populous . Located at the head of , the prefecture forms part of the on the central Pacific coast of 's m ...

Tokyo
. It is one of the most expensive locations in the world in which to rent commercial and office space.


History

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Medieval
London London is the and of and the . It stands on the in south-east England at the head of a down to the , and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The , its ancient core and financial centre, was founded by the as ' and retains b ...

London
comprised two adjacent cities – the
City of London The City of London is a City status in the United Kingdom, city, Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county and local government district that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London. It c ...

City of London
in the east, and the
City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United Kingdom's Houses of Parliament and much of the British gov ...

City of Westminster
in the west. Over time they came to form the centre of modern London, although each kept its own distinct character and its separate legal identity (for example, the City of London has its own police force and is a distinct
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). The City of London became a centre for the banking, financial, legal and professional sectors, while Westminster became associated with the leisure, shopping, commerce, and entertainment sectors, the government, and home to
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universities
and
embassies A diplomatic mission or foreign mission is a group of people from one Sovereign state, state or an organization present in another state to represent the sending state or organization officially in the receiving state. In practice, the phrase ...

embassies
. The modern West End is closely associated with this area of central London. Lying to the west of the historic
Roman Roman or Romans most often refers to: *, the capital city of Italy *, Roman civilization from 8th century BC to 5th century AD *, the people of ancient Rome *', shortened to ''Romans'', a letter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible Roman ...

Roman
and medieval City of London, the West End was long favoured by the rich elite as a place of residence because it was usually upwind of the smoke drifting from the crowded City. It was close to the royal seat of power at the
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Palace of Westminster
(now home to
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Parliament
), and is largely contained within the City of Westminster (one of the 32
London borough The London boroughs are the 32 districts of England, local authority districts that make up the Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county of Greater London; each is governed by a London borough council. The present London boroughs were ...
s). Developed in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, it was built as a series of palaces, expensive town houses, fashionable shops and places of entertainment. The areas closest to the City around
Holborn Holborn ( or ) is a district in central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city s ...

Holborn
, Seven Dials, and
Covent Garden Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End West End most commonly refers to: * West End of London, an area of central London, England * West End theatre, a popular term for mainstream professional theatre sta ...

Covent Garden
contained poorer communities that were cleared and redeveloped in the 19th century.


Boundaries

As the West End is a term used colloquially by Londoners and is not an official geographical or municipal definition, its exact constituent parts are up for debate.
Westminster City Council Westminster City Council is the local authority for the City of Westminster in Greater London, England. It is a London borough council and is entitled to be City status in the United Kingdom, known as a city council, which is a rare distinction i ...
's 2005 report ''Vision for the West End'' included the following areas in its definition:
Covent Garden Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End West End most commonly refers to: * West End of London, an area of central London, England * West End theatre, a popular term for mainstream professional theatre sta ...

Covent Garden
,
Soho Soho is an area of the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United Kingdom's ...

Soho
,
Chinatown A Chinatown () is an ethnic enclave of Chinese people located outside mainland China Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, China mainland, or the Mainland Area of the Republic of China is the geopolitics, geopolitical area ...

Chinatown
,
Leicester Square Leicester Square ( ) is a pedestrian of Alinga Street and Northbourne Avenue, Canberra Canberra ( ) is the capital city of Australia. Founded following the Federation of Australia, federation of the colonies of Australia as the sea ...

Leicester Square
, the shopping streets of
Oxford Street Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the Un ...

Oxford Street
,
Regent Street Regent Street is a major shopping street in the West End of London. It is named after George IV of the United Kingdom, George, the Prince Regent (later George IV) and was laid out under the direction of the architect John Nash (architect), Jo ...

Regent Street
and
Bond Street Bond Street in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which many of the city's major tourist attract ...
, the area encompassing
Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square ( ) is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, established in the early 19th century around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. The Square's name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the Royal Navy, ...

Trafalgar Square
, the
Strand Strand may refer to: Topography *The flat area of land bordering a body of water, a: ** Beach ** Shoreline *Strand swamp, a type of swamp habitat in Florida Places Africa *Strand, Western Cape, a seaside town in South Africa *Strand Street, ...
and
Aldwych Aldwych (pronounced ) is a one-way street and the name of the area immediately surrounding it in central London, England, within the City of Westminster. The street starts Points of the compass, east-northeast of Charing Cross, the conventiona ...
, and the district known as Theatreland. The
Edgware Road Edgware Road is a major road in London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at t ...
to the north-west and the
Victoria Embankment Victoria Embankment is part of the Thames Embankment, a road and river-walk along the north bank of the River Thames in London. It runs from the Palace of Westminster to Blackfriars Bridge in the City of London. As well as being a major thorough ...

Victoria Embankment
to the south-east were also covered by the document but were treated as "adjacent areas" to the West End. According to Ed Glinert's ''West End Chronicles'' (2006) the districts falling within the West End are
Mayfair Mayfair is an affluent area in the towards the eastern edge of , in the , between , , and . It is one of the most expensive districts in the world. The area was originally part of the manor of and remained largely rural until the early 18t ...

Mayfair
,
Soho Soho is an area of the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United Kingdom's ...

Soho
,
Covent Garden Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End West End most commonly refers to: * West End of London, an area of central London, England * West End theatre, a popular term for mainstream professional theatre sta ...

Covent Garden
,
Fitzrovia Fitzrovia () is a district of central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands ...
and
Marylebone Marylebone (usually , also , , , ) is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which m ...
. By this definition, the West End borders
Temple A temple (from the Latin ) is a building reserved for spiritual rituals and activities such as prayer and sacrifice. Religions which erect temples include Christianity (whose temples are typically called church (building), churches), Hinduism (w ...
,
Holborn Holborn ( or ) is a district in central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city s ...

Holborn
and
Bloomsbury Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital ...

Bloomsbury
to the east,
Regent's Park Regent's Park (officially The Regent's Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London. It occupies high ground in north-west Inner London, administratively split between the City of Westminster and the London Borough of Camden, Borough of Camden (and ...

Regent's Park
to the north,
Paddington Paddington is an List of areas of London, area within the City of Westminster, in central London. First a medieval parish then a Metropolitan Borough of Paddington, metropolitan borough, it was integrated with Westminster and Greater London in 19 ...

Paddington
,
Hyde Park Hyde Park may refer to: Places In England * Hyde Park, London, a Royal Park in Central London * Hyde Park, Leeds, an inner-city area of north-west Leeds * Hyde Park, Sheffield, district of Sheffield * Hyde Park, in Hyde, Greater Manchester * Hyde ...

Hyde Park
and
Knightsbridge Knightsbridge is a residential and retail district in , south of . It is identified in the as one of two international retail centres in London, alongside the . Toponymy Knightsbridge was historically known in Saxon and Old English as ''Cnih ...

Knightsbridge
to the west, and
Victoria Victoria most commonly refers to: * Victoria (Australia), a state of the Commonwealth of Australia * Victoria, British Columbia, provincial capital of British Columbia, Canada * Victoria (mythology), Roman goddess of Victory * Victoria, Seychelles ...
and
Westminster Westminster is a district in , part of the wider . The area, which extends from the to has many , including the , , , and much of the shopping and entertainment district. The name ( ang, Westmynstre) originated from the informal descript ...

Westminster
to the south. Other definitions include
Bloomsbury Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital ...

Bloomsbury
within the West End. One of the
City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United Kingdom's Houses of Parliament and much of the British gov ...

City of Westminster
wards is called "
West End West End most commonly refers to: * West End of London, an area of central London, England * West End theatre, a popular term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of London, England West End may also refer to: Place ...
". This electoral unit includes some of the most prosperous areas of the borough, including
Soho Soho is an area of the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United Kingdom's ...

Soho
,
Mayfair Mayfair is an affluent area in the towards the eastern edge of , in the , between , , and . It is one of the most expensive districts in the world. The area was originally part of the manor of and remained largely rural until the early 18t ...

Mayfair
and parts of southern
Marylebone Marylebone (usually , also , , , ) is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which m ...
. The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 10,575.


Activities

Taking a fairly broad definition of the West End, the area contains the main concentrations of most of London's metropolitan activities apart from financial and many types of legal services, which are concentrated primarily in the City of London. There are major concentrations of the following buildings and activities in the West End: *Art galleries and museums *Company headquarters outside the financial services sector (although London's many
hedge fund A hedge fund is a pooled investment fund Image:Financial info.jpg, The values and performance of collective funds are listed in newspapers. An investment fund is a way of investment, investing money alongside other investors in order to benefit f ...
s are based mainly in the West End) *Educational institutions *Embassies *Government buildings (mainly around
Whitehall Whitehall is a road and area in the City of Westminster, Central London. The road forms the first part of the A roads in Zone 3 of the Great Britain numbering scheme, A3212 road from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea, London, Chelsea. It is the main ...

Whitehall
) *
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*Institutes,
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and think tanks *Legal institutions *Media establishments *Places of entertainment: theatres, cinemas, nightclubs, music venues, bars and restaurants *Shops The annual
New Year's Day Parade The London New Year's Day Parade (LNYDP) is an annual parade through the streets of the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north ...
takes place on the streets of the West End.


Notable streets

*
Albemarle Street Albemarle Street is a street in Mayfair Mayfair is an affluent area in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the Ri ...
*
Baker Street Baker Street is a street in the Marylebone Marylebone ( or , , , ) usually pronounced MAR-lee-bon, is a district in the West End of London, in the City of Westminster. Oxford Street Oxford Street is a major road in the City of West ...

Baker Street
*
Bond Street Bond Street in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which many of the city's major tourist attract ...
*
Carnaby Street Carnaby Street is a pedestrianised shopping street in Soho SoHo, sometimes written Soho, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan in New York City New York City (NYC), often simply called New York, is the List of United States cities by ...

Carnaby Street
*
Charing Cross Road Charing Cross Road is a street in central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The ci ...
*
Denmark Street Denmark Street is a street on the edge of London's West End running from Charing Cross Road to St Giles High Street. It is near St Giles in the Fields Church and Tottenham Court Road station. The street was developed in the late 17th centu ...
* Gower Street *
Great Marlborough Street Great Marlborough Street is a thoroughfare in Soho, Central London. It runs east of Regent Street past Carnaby Street towards Noel Street. Originally part of the Millfield estate south of Tyburn Road (now Oxford Street), the street was named af ...
*
Great Portland Street Great Portland Street in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and L ...

Great Portland Street
*
Harley Street Harley Street is a street in Marylebone, central London, which has been noted since the 19th century for its large number of private Specialty (medicine), specialists in medicine and surgery. It was named after Thomas Harley (politician, b ...
* Haymarket *
High Holborn High Holborn ( ) is a street in Holborn and Farringdon Without, Central London, which forms a part of the A40 road in London, A40 route from London to Fishguard. It starts in the west at the eastern end of St Giles High Street and runs past the ...
* Kingsway * Neal Street *
Old Compton Street Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho SoHo, sometimes written Soho, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan in New York City New York City (NYC), often simply called New York, is the List of United States cit ...
*
Oxford Street Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the Un ...

Oxford Street
*
Park Lane Park Lane is a major road in the City of Westminster, in Central London. It is part of the London Inner Ring Road and runs from Hyde Park Corner in the south to Marble Arch in the north. It separates Hyde Park, London, Hyde Park to the west f ...
*
Piccadilly Piccadilly () is a road in the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United ...

Piccadilly
*
Regent Street Regent Street is a major shopping street in the West End of London. It is named after George IV of the United Kingdom, George, the Prince Regent (later George IV) and was laid out under the direction of the architect John Nash (architect), Jo ...

Regent Street
*
Savile Row Savile is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: * Arthur Savile Arthur Savile (20 December 1819 – 23 April 1870) was an English clergyman and a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Cambridge University Cricket Club, Cambri ...
*
Shaftesbury Avenue Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, The 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. It runs north-easterly from Piccadilly Circus to New Oxford Street, crossing Charing Cross ...

Shaftesbury Avenue
*
Strand Strand may refer to: Topography *The flat area of land bordering a body of water, a: ** Beach ** Shoreline *Strand swamp, a type of swamp habitat in Florida Places Africa *Strand, Western Cape, a seaside town in South Africa *Strand Street, ...
*
Tottenham Court Road Tottenham Court Road (occasionally abbreviated as TCR) is a major road in Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of E ...
*
Wardour Street Wardour Street () is a street in Soho, City of Westminster, London. It is a one-way street that runs north from Leicester Square, through Chinatown, across Shaftesbury Avenue to Oxford Street Oxford Street is a major road in the City o ...

Wardour Street


Notable squares and circuses

The West End is laid out with many notable public squares and circuses. *
Berkeley Square Berkeley Square is a green town square (public garden square) in Mayfair in the West End of London, in the City of Westminster. It was laid out, extending further south, in the mid 18th century by the architect William Kent. The gardens' ve ...

Berkeley Square
* Cambridge Circus *
Grosvenor Square Grosvenor Square is a large garden square A garden square is a type of communal garden Image:Berkeley Square evening December 2005.jpg, 200px, Communal gardens in the centre of Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London A communal garden (often use ...

Grosvenor Square
*
Hyde Park Corner Hyde Park Corner is between Knightsbridge Knightsbridge is a residential and retail district in central London, south of Hyde Park, London, Hyde Park. It is identified in the London Plan as one of two international retail centres in Londo ...

Hyde Park Corner
*
Leicester Square Leicester Square ( ) is a pedestrian of Alinga Street and Northbourne Avenue, Canberra Canberra ( ) is the capital city of Australia. Founded following the Federation of Australia, federation of the colonies of Australia as the sea ...

Leicester Square
*
Manchester Square Manchester Square is an 18th-century garden square A garden square is a type of communal garden in an urban area wholly or substantially surrounded by buildings and, commonly, continues to be applied to public and private parks formed after such ...

Manchester Square
*
Marble Arch Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or Dolomite (mineral), dolomite. Marble is typically not Foliation (geology), foliated, although th ...

Marble Arch
*
Oxford Circus Oxford Circus is a road junction connecting Oxford Street and Regent Street in the West End of London. It is also the entrance to Oxford Circus tube station. The junction opened in 1819 as part of the Regent Street development under John Nash (a ...

Oxford Circus
*
Parliament Square Parliament Square is a town square, square at the northwest end of the Palace of Westminster in the City of Westminster in central London. It features a large open green area in the centre with trees to its west, and it contains twelve statues o ...
*
Piccadilly Circus Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the ...

Piccadilly Circus
*
Russell Square Russell Square is a large garden square A garden square is a type of communal garden Image:Berkeley Square evening December 2005.jpg, 200px, Communal gardens in the centre of Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London A communal garden (often used in ...

Russell Square
*
Soho Square Soho Square is a garden square A garden square is a type of communal garden Image:Berkeley Square evening December 2005.jpg, 200px, Communal gardens in the centre of Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London A communal garden (often used in the plur ...

Soho Square
*
St Giles Circus St Giles Circus is a road junction in the St Giles, London, St Giles district of the West End of London at the eastern end of Oxford Street, where it connects with New Oxford Street, Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road, which it is more o ...
*
Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square ( ) is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, established in the early 19th century around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. The Square's name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the Royal Navy, ...

Trafalgar Square


Transport

London Underground The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a rapid transit system serving Greater London and some parts of the adjacent ceremonial counties of England, counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and H ...

London Underground
stations in the West End include: *
Baker Street Baker Street is a street in the Marylebone Marylebone (usually , also , , , ) is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of ...
*
Bond Street Bond Street in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which many of the city's major tourist attract ...

Bond Street
*
Charing Cross Charing Cross () is a junction in London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, a ...
*
Covent Garden Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End West End most commonly refers to: * West End of London, an area of central London, England * West End theatre, a popular term for mainstream professional theatre sta ...
*
Embankment Embankment may refer to: Geology and geography * A levee, an artificial bank raised above the immediately surrounding land to redirect or prevent flooding by a river, lake or sea * Embankment (earthworks), a raised bank to carry a road, railway, ...
*
Goodge Street Goodge Street is a London Underground station on Tottenham Court Road in Fitzrovia, West End of London, West End, London. It is on the Northern line's Charing Cross branch between Tottenham Court Road tube station, Tottenham Court Road and Warr ...
*
Great Portland Street Great Portland Street in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and L ...

Great Portland Street
*
Green Park The Green Park, usually known without the definite article An article is any member of a class of dedicated words that are used with noun phrases to mark the identifiability of the referents of the noun phrases. The category of articles const ...
*
Holborn Holborn ( or ) is a district in central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city s ...

Holborn
*
Hyde Park Corner Hyde Park Corner is between Knightsbridge Knightsbridge is a residential and retail district in central London, south of Hyde Park, London, Hyde Park. It is identified in the London Plan as one of two international retail centres in Londo ...
*Leicester Square tube station, Leicester Square *Marble Arch tube station, Marble Arch *Oxford Circus tube station, Oxford Circus *Piccadilly Circus tube station, Piccadilly Circus *Regent's Park tube station, Regent's Park *Russell Square tube station, Russell Square *Tottenham Court Road tube station, Tottenham Court Road *Warren Street tube station, Warren Street


References

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