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NEARBY STREETS
Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P Abbey Orchard Street was the heart of a former slum area.
Abingdon Street, SW1P Abingdon Street has linked Old Palace Yard and Millbank since at least 1593.
Adam Street, WC2R Adam Street is named after John and Robert Adam, who built the Adelphi development in the 1760s.
Adelaide Street, WC2N Adelaide Street was named for Queen Adelaide, Consort to King William IV.
Adelphi Terrace, WC2N Adelphi Terrace is named after John and Robert Adam, who built the Adelphi development in the 1760s.
Agar Street, WC2N Agar Street is named after George Agar, who built the street in the 1830s with John Ponsonby, Earl of Bessborough
Albert Embankment, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Albert Embankment, SE11 Albert Embankment was built between 1866 and 1869, under the direction of Joseph Bazalgette, over former marshlands.
Arneway Street, SW1P Arneway Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Atterbury Street, SW1P Atterbury Street is named after Francis Atterbury, Dean of Westminster in 1713.
Auckland Street, SE11 Auckland Street is a continuation of Glyn Street.
Aylesford Street, SW1V Aylesford Street was built in 1848.
Balvaird Place, SW1V Balvaird Place is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Barton Street, SW1P Barton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Bateman Street, W1D Bateman Street was named for Sir James Bateman, local landowner and Lord Mayor of London in the 1670s.
Batemans Buildings, W1D Batemans Buildings is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Bear Street, WC2H Bear Street is a streetname with two possible derivations.
Beaumont Buildings, WC2B Beaumont Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Bedforbury, WC2N Bedforbury is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Bedford Chambers, WC2E Bedford Chambers is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Bedford Street, WC2E Bedford Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Bedford Street, WC2R Bedford Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2R postal area.
Bedfordbury, WC2N Bedfordbury is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Bennett’s Yard, SW1P Bennett’s Yard is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Bessborough Gardens, SW1V Bessborough Gardens is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Bessborough Place, SW1V Bessborough Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Bessborough Street, SW1V Bessborough Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Black Prince Road, SE1 Black Prince Road is named after Edward, the Black Prince, the son of King Edward III
Bourchier Street, W1D Bourchier Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Bow Street, WC2B Bow Street was first developed by Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford in 1633.
Bow Street, WC2E Bow Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Bridge Street, SW1A Bridge Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Bridgefoot, SW8 Bridgefoot is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Broad Court, WC2B Broad Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Broad Sanctuary, SW1H Broad Sanctuary is a road in the SW1H postcode area
Broad Sanctuary, SW1P Broad Sanctuary is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Broadway, SW1H Broadway - formerly the location of the headquarters of both London Transport and the Metropolitan Police.
Brydges Place, WC2N Brydges Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Buckingham Street, WC2N Buckingham Street is named after George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, 17th century courtier, who acquired York House which formerly stood on this site; his son sold the area to developers on condition that his father and titles were commemorated on the new streets.
Burleigh Street, WC2E Burleigh Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Butler Place, SW1H Butler Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
C1 Mint Business Park, E16 A street within the E16 postcode
Cambridge Circus, WC2H Cambridge Circus is the intersection of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road.
Cannon Street, WC2N Cannon Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Canon Row, SW1A Canon Row is at least one thousand year’s old.
Cape Yard, E1W A street within the W1D postcode
Carey Place, SW1V Carey Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Carlton Gardens, SW1Y Carlton Gardens was developed before 1832.
Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y Carlton House Terrace consists of a pair of terraces - white stucco-faced houses on the south side of the street overlooking St. James’s Park.
Carriage Hall, WC2E Carriage Hall is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Carteret Street, SW1H Carteret Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Carting Lane, WC2R Carting Lane is thought to be named after the carts that brought goods to and from the wharf formerly located here.
Causton Street, SW1P Causton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Cecil Court, WC2H Cecil Court is a pedestrian street with Victorian shop-frontages.
Central Arcade, WC2E Central Arcade is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Chadwick Street, SW1P Chadwick Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Chandos Place, WC2N Chandos Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Chapone Place, W1D Chapone Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Chapter Chambers, SW1P Chapter Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Chapter Street, SW1P Chapter Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H Charing Cross Mansions is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Charing Cross Road, WC2H Charing Cross Road is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Charing Cross, SW1A Charing Cross, long regarded as London’s central point, as an address is an enigma.
Charles Ii Street, SW1Y Charles Ii Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Ching Court, WC2H Ching Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Chubb Court, SW20 Chubb Court is a road in the SW20 postcode area
Citadel Place, SE11 Citadel Place is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Clare Market, WC2E This is a street in the WC2E postcode area
Cockspur Street, SW1Y Cockspur Street is possibly after the cock fighting that formerly occurred here, cocks often having spurs attached to their feet during fights.
Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E Covent Garden Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Covent Garden, WC2E Covent Garden, is the name of a district, but also the name of the central square which formerly hosted a fruit-and-vegetable market.
Covent Garden, WC2H Covent Garden is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Coventry Street, W1D Coventry Street is a short street connecting Piccadilly Circus to Leicester Square. On the London Monopoly board, it was named after the politician Henry Coventry, secretary of state to Charles II.
Cowley Street, SW1P Cowley Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Cranbourn Street, WC2H Cranbourne Street was named after local landowner the Earl of Salisbury, Viscount Cranbourn (Cranbourne) after the town in Dorset.
Craven Passage, WC2N Craven Passage is named after William Craven, 3rd Baron Craven, who owned the land when the street was built in the 1730s.
Craven Street, WC2N Craven Street is named after William Craven, 3rd Baron Craven, who owned the land when the street was built in the 1730s.
Crown Court, WC2B Crown Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Crown Reach Riverside Walk, SW1V Crown Reach Riverside Walk is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Dacre Street, SW1H Dacre Street is named after Lady Anne Dacre.
Dalkeith Court, SW1P Dalkeith Court is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Dansey Place, W1D Dansey Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Dartmouth Street, SW1H Dartmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Dean Bradley Street, SW1P George Granville Bradley was Dean of Westminster Abbey from 1881.
Dean Farrar Street, SW1H Frederic William Farrar was a canon of Westminster Abbey.
Dean Ryle Street, SW1P Dean Ryle Street was named after Herbert Edward Ryle.
Dean Stanley Street, SW1P Dean Stanley Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Dean Street, W1D Dean Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Dean Trench Street, SW1P Dean Trench Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Deans Yard, SW1P Dean’s Yard comprises most of the precincts of the former monastery of Westminster, not occupied by the Abbey buildings.
Derby Gate, SW1A Derby Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Dn, SE1 A street within the postcode
Downing Street, SW1A Downing Street has been the home of British Prime Minsters since the eighteenth century.
Drummond Gate, SW1V Drummond Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Drury Lane, WC2B Drury Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Duke Street, SW1Y Duke Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Duncannon Street, WC2N Duncannon Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Durham House Street, WC2N Durham House Street was the former site of a palace belonging to the bishops of Durham in medieval times.
Earlham Street, WC2H Earlham Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Elmhurstreet Villas, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Elverton Street, SW1P Elverton Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Embankment Place, WC2N Embankment Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Erasmus Street, SW1P Erasmus Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Esterbrooke Street, SW1P Esterbrooke Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Excel Court, WC2H Excel Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Exeter Street, WC2E Exeter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Exeter Street, WC2R Exeter Street is a road in the WC2R postcode area
Fellmongers Path, SE1 Fellmongers Path is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Floral Street, WC2E Floral Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Frith Street, W1D Frith Street is named after Richard Frith, a local builder.
Fullwood’s Mews, N1 A street within the 77381 postcode
Garrick Street, WC2E Garrick Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Gayfere Street, SW1P Gayfere Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
George Court, WC2N George Court is named after George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham.
Gerrard Place, W1D Gerrard Place is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Gerrard Street, W1D Gerrard Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Glasshouse Walk, SE11 Glasshouse Walk is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Goding Street, SE11 Goding Street is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Golden Jubilee Bridge, WC2N Golden Jubilee Bridge is a road in the WC2N postcode area
Goodwins Court, WC2N Goodwins Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Great College Street, SW1P Great College Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Great George Street, SW1P Great George Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Great Newport Street, WC2H Great Newport Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Great Peter Street, SW1P Great Peter Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Great Scotland Yard, SW1A Great Scotland Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Great Smith Street, SW1P Great Smith Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Greek Court, WC2H Greek Court is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Greek Street, W1D Greek Street leads south from Soho Square to Shaftesbury Avenue.
Hanover Place, WC2E Hanover Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Haymarket, SE10 A street within the SW1Y postcode
Haymarket, SW1Y Haymarket – site of a former market selling hay until the 1830s.
Heathcock Court, WC2R Heathcock Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2R postal area.
Henrietta Street, WC2E Henrietta Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Herrick Street, SW1P Herrick Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Hide Place, SW1P Hide Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Hobhouse Court, WC2H Hobhouse Court is named after Sir John Cam Hobhouse, Victorian MP and arts patron.
Hog Lane, WC2H Hog Lane was a lane that went from St Giles’ leper hospital (set up in the 12th century) to the monument to Eleanor at Charing Cross.
Hop Gardens, WC2N Hop Gardens is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D Horse and Dolphin Yard is a road in the W1D postcode area
Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A Horse Guards Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Horse Guards Parade, SW1A Horse Guards Parade dates to the time of Henry VIII.
Horse Guards Road, SW1A Horse Guards Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Horseferry Road, SW1P Horseferry Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Irving Street, WC2H Irving Street is named after Henry Irving, the popular Victorian actor.
Ivybridge Lane, WC2R Ivybridge Lane is named after a former ivy-covered bridge that crossed an old watercourse on this spot; the bridge was demolished sometime before 1600.
James Street, WC2E James Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
John Adam Street, WC2N John Adam Street is named after John Adam, who built the Adelphi development with his brother Robert in the 1760s.
John Islip Street, SW1P John Islip Street commemorates the Abbot of Westminster between 1500 and 1532.
John Sessions Square, E1 A street within the postcode
Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Jubilee Market, WC2E Jubilee Market is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
King Charles Street, SW1A King Charles Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
King Street, WC2E King Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Knight’s Walk, SE11 Knight’s Walk is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Lambeth Bridge, SE1 Lambeth Bridge is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Lambeth Bridge, SW1P Lambeth Bridge is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Lambeth High Street, SE1 Lambeth High Street runs southwards from St Mary’s church, Lambeth to join Black Prince Road.
Lambeth Pier, SE1 Lambeth Pier is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Lambeth, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Langley Court, WC2E Langley Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Langley Street, WC2H Langley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Laud Street, SE11 Laud Street is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Leicester Place, WC2H Leicester Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Leicester Square, WC2H Leicester Square is a central tourist attraction of London.
Leicester Street, WC2H Leicester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Lindsay Square, SW1V Lindsay Square is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Lisle Street, WC2H Lisle Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Litchfield Street, WC2H Litchfield Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Little Cloisters, SW1P Little Cloisters is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Little College Street, SW1P Little College Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Little Deans Yard, SW1P Little Deans Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Little George Street, SW1P Little George Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Little Newport Street, WC2H Little Newport Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
London Borough Of Hackney, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
London Borough Of Southwark, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Long Acre, WC2E Long Acre is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Lord North Street, SW1P Lord North Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Lyndhurstreet Grove, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Macclesfield Street, W1D Macclesfield Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Maiden Lane, WC2E Maiden Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 Maple Leaf Walk is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Marsham Street, SW1P Marsham Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Martlett Court, WC2B Martlett Court is a road in the WC2B postcode area
Matthew Parker Street, SW1H The Most Reverend Matthew Parker was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1559 until 1575.
May’s Court, WC2N May’s Court is a road in the WC2N postcode area
Meard Street, W1F John Meard, the younger was a carpenter, later a landowner, who developed the street.
Medway Street, SW1P Medway Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Mercer Street, WC2H Mercer Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Millbank Tower, SW1P Millbank Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Millbank, SE1 Millbank is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Millbank, SW1P Millbank is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Monck Street, SW1P Monck Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Monmouth Street, WC2H Monmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Moor Street, W1D Moor Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Neal Street, WC2H Neal Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Neals Yard, WC2H Neals Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
New Palace Yard, SW1A New Palace Yard was built by William II (William Rufus).
New Row, WC2N New Row is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Newport Court, WC2H Newport Court was laid out approximately on the site of the courtyard of Newport House.
Newport Place, W1D Newport Place was named after Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport (Isle of Wight), who owned a house on Newport Street in the 17th century.
Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A Norman Shaw Building North is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Norris Street, SW1Y Norris Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
North Court, SW1P North Court is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Northumberland Avenue, SW1A Northumberland Avenue is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Northumberland Avenue, WC2N Northumberland Avenue runs from Trafalgar Square in the west to the Thames Embankment in the east. The road was built on the site of Northumberland House and on part of the parallel Northumberland Street.
Northumberland Street, WC2N Northumberland Street commemorates the former Northumberland House, built originally in the early 17th century for the earls of Northampton and later acquired by the earls of Northumberland.
Nottingham Court, WC2H Nottingham Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Odhams Walk, WC2H Odhams Walk is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Old Compton Street, W1D Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho.
Old Palace Yard, SW1P Old Palace Yard lies between the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey.
Old Pye Street, SW1P Old Pye Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Old Queen Street, SW1H Old Queen Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Orange Street, SW1Y Orange Street is a road in the SW1Y postcode area
Orange Street, WC2H Orange Street gets its name from William III, Prince of Orange - the reigning king when the street was built.
Oxendon Street, W1D Oxendon Street, after Sir Henry Oxendon, husband of Mary Baker, daughter of Robert Baker who built the former Piccadilly House nearby.
Page Street, SW1P Page Street runs from Regency Street in the west to the junction of John Islip Street and Dean Ryle Street in the east.
Pall Mall East, SW1Y Pall Mall East is an eastern extension of Pall Mall towards Trafalgar Square.
Panton Street, W1D Panton Street was named after Colonel Thomas Panton, local property dealer of the 17th century.
Parliament Square, SW1A Parliament Square is one of the most important squares in Westminster, home to the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.
Parliament Square, SW1P Parliament Square is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Parliament Street, SW1A Parliament Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Parliament View Apartments, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 Peabody Trust Estate is a road in the SE21 postcode area
Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 Peabody Trust Estate is a road in the SE24 postcode area
Pelican Estate, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Phoenix Street, WC2H Phoenix Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Ponsonby Place, SW1P Ponsonby Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Ponsonby Terrace, SW1P Ponsonby Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Price’s Court, SW11 A street within the SW1P postcode
Pulford Street, SW1V Pulford Street was a street between construction in 1848 and demolition after the Second World War.
Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H This is a street in the SW1H postcode area
Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H Queen Annes Gate Buildings is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Queen Annes Gate, SW1H Queen Annes Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Queens Gardens, SW1A Queens Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Rampayne Street, SW1V Rampayne Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1V postal area.
Randall Road, SE11 Randall Road is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Regency Place, SW1P Regency Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Regency Street, SW1P Regency Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Richmond Buildings, W1D Richmond Buildings is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A Richmond House Whitehall is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Richmond Mews, W1D Richmond Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Richmond Terrace, SW1A Richmond Terrace is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Riverside Walk, SW1V Riverside Walk is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Robert Street, WC2N Robert Street is named after Robert Adam, who built the Adelphi development with his brother John in the 1760s.
Rochford Southend East, SW1A Rochford Southend East is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Romilly Street, W1D Romilly Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Romney Street, SW1P Romney Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground: Chelsea College of Art and Desi, SW1P Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground: Chelsea College of Art and Desi is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Rose Street, WC2E Rose Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y Royal Opera Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Royalty Mews, W1D Royalty Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Rupert Court, W1D Rupert Court was named for Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the First Lord of the Admiralty when the court was built in 1676.
Rupert Street, W1D Rupert Street – after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, noted 17th century general and son of Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James I.
Russell Chambers, WC2E Russell Chambers is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Russell Street, WC2B Russell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Russell Street, WC2E Russell Street is a road in the WC2E postcode area
Rutherford Street, SW1P Rutherford Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2N Saint Martin’s Lane is a road in the WC2N postcode area
Saint Martin’s Court, WC2H Saint Martin’s Court is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Saint Martin’s Place, WC2N Saint Martin’s Place is a road in the WC2N postcode area
Salamanca Place, IG11 A street within the SE1 postcode
Salamanca Place, SE1 Salamanca Place is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Salamanca Street, SE1 Salamanca Street is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Savoy Court, WC2R Savoy Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2R postal area.
Savoy Place, WC2N Savoy Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Savoy Place, WC2R Savoy Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2R postal area.
Savoy Way, WC2R Savoy Way is located on the former site of the Savoy Palace, built for Peter II, Count of Savoy in 1245.
Seven Dials Court, WC2H Seven Dials Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury.
Shelton Street, WC2H Shelton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Slingsby Place, WC2E Slingsby Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Smith Square, SW1P Smith Square was originally developed by Sir James Smith around 1726.
Southampton Street, WC2E Southampton Street - named for Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton and landowner.
Southampton Street, WC2R Southampton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2R postal area.
Southbank House, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Spring Gardens, SW1A Spring Gardens derives its name from the Spring Garden, formed in the 16th century as an addition to the pleasure grounds of Whitehall Palace.
St Albans Street, SW1Y St Albans Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Anns Street, SW1P St Anns Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y St Jamess Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Jamess Market, SW1Y St Jamess Market is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
St Margaret Street, SW1A St Margaret Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St Margarets Street, SW1A St Margarets Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
St Margarets Street, SW1P St Margarets Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St Martins Court, WC2N St Martins Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
St Martins Lane, WC2H St Martins Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
St Martins Lane, WC2N St Martins Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
St Martins Place, WC2H St Martins Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
St Martins Place, WC2N St Martins Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
St Martins Street, WC2H St Martins Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
St Matthew Street, SW1P St Matthew Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St Vincents Centre, SW1P St Vincents Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
St. James’s Drive, SW12 A street within the 78257 postcode
St. Kilda’s Road, N16 A street within the N16 postcode
St. Margaret Street, SW1P St. Margaret Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
St. Matthew Street, SW1P St. Matthew Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Stacey Street, WC2H Stacey Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Storeys Gate, SW1H Storeys Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Storeys Gate, SW1P Storeys Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Studio 5, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Suffolk Place, SE2 Suffolk Place is a road in the SE2 postcode area
Suffolk Place, SW1Y The Earl of Suffolk (Thomas Howard) was the reason for the naming of Suffolk Place.
Suffolk Street, SW1Y Suffolk Street was named after Thomas Howard, Earl of Suffolk, who owned a stable yard attached to Northumberland House which lay on this site.
Tavistock Street, WC2E Tavistock Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
The Arches, WC2N The Arches is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
The Gallery, E20 The Gallery is a road in the E20 postcode area
The Gatehouse, SE18 A street within the SW1A postcode
The Market Piazza, WC2E The Market Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
The Market The Piazza, WC2E The Market The Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
The Market, WC2E The Market is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
The National Gallery, WC2N The National Gallery is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
The Piazza, WC2E The Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
The Sanctuary, SW1P The Sanctuary is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
The Terrace, SW1A The Terrace is a road in the SW1A postcode area
The Terrace, SW1P The Terrace is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H Thomas Neal Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Thomas Neal’s shopping centre, WC2H Thomas Neal’s shopping centre is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Thorney Street, SW1P Thorney Street is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Thunderer Walk, SE18 A street within the postcode
Tinworth Street, SE11 Tinworth Street is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Tisbury Court, W1D Tisbury Court is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Tothill Street, SW1H Tothill Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Tower Court, WC2H Tower Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Tower Street, WC2H Tower Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Trafalgar Square, SW1Y Trafalgar Square commemorates Horatio Nelson’s 1805 victory at the Battle of Trafalgar.
Tufton Street, SW1P Tufton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Upper Fore Street, SE1 Upper Fore Street was a street of various factories and manufacturing premises.
Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2H Upper Saint Martin’s Lane is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H This is a street in the WC2H postcode area
Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H Upper St Martins Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Vauxhall Bridge, SW1P Vauxhall Bridge is a road in the SW1P postcode area
Vauxhall Bridge, SW1V Vauxhall Bridge is a road in the SW1V postcode area
Vauxhall Bridge, SW8 Vauxhall Bridge is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Vauxhall Walk, SE11 Vauxhall Walk is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Victoria Chambers, SW1P Victoria Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N Victoria Embankment Gardens is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Victoria Embankment, SW1A Victoria Embankment is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Victoria Embankment, WC2N Victoria Embankment is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.
Victoria Street, SW1H Victoria Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Villiers Street, WC2N Villiers Street was named after George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
Vincent Street, SW1P Vincent Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Wardour Street, W1D The part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown.
Warwick House Street, SW1Y Warwick House Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Y postal area.
Watergate Walk, WC2N Watergate Walk is named after a former watergate built in 1626 for George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham as an entrance for the former York House.
Waterloo Place, SW1Y Waterloo Place, a broad extension of Regent Street, is awash with statues and monuments that honour heroes and statesmen of the British Empire. It is framed by palatial buildings designed by John Nash, the famed Regency-era architect and Decimus Burton, his protégé.
Wedgewood Mews, W1D Wedgewood Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Wedgwood Mews, W1D Wedgwood Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
Wellington Street, WC2E Wellington Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Wellington Terrace, W2 Wellington Terrace is a street in Paddington.
West Street, WC2H West Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Westminster Bridge, SE1 Westminster Bridge is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Westminster Bridge, SW1A Westminster Bridge is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Westminster Central Hall, SW1H Westminster Central Hall is one of the streets of London in the SW1H postal area.
Westminster Mansions, SW1P Westminster Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW1P postal area.
Westminster Pier, SW1A Westminster Pier is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Westreet Drive, SW16 A street within the SW16 postcode
Whitcomb Street, WC2H Whitcomb Street - named after William Whitcomb, 17th century brewer and property developer.
Whitehall Court, SW1A Whitehall Court is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Whitehall Gardens, SW1A Whitehall Gardens is a road in the SW1A postcode area
Whitehall Place, SW1A Whitehall Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.
Whitehall, SW1A Whitehall is recognised as the centre of the government of the United Kingdom.
Whitgift Street, SE1 Whitgift Street is a road in the SE1 postcode area
William IV Street, WC2N William IV Street runs from Charing Cross Road to the Strand.
Winnett Street, W1D Winnett Street is one of the streets of London in the W1D postal area.
York Buildings, WC2N York Buildings marks a house was built on this site in the 14th century for the bishops of Norwich.
York Place, WC2N York Place marks the location of a house on this site.


Westminster

Westminster - heart of government.

While the underground station dates from 1868, Westminster itself is almost as old as London itself. It has a large concentration of London’s historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

Historically part of the parish of St Margaret in the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex, the name Westminster was the ancient description for the area around Westminster Abbey – the West Minster, or monastery church, that gave the area its name – which has been the seat of the government of England (and later the British government) for almost a thousand years.

Westminster is the location of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which houses the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The area has been the seat of the government of England for almost a thousand years. Westminster is thus often used as a metonym for Parliament and the political community of the United Kingdom generally. The civil service is similarly referred to by the area it inhabits, Whitehall, and Westminster is consequently also used in reference to the ’Westminster System’, the parliamentary model of democratic government that has evolved in the United Kingdom.

The historic core of Westminster is the former Thorney Island on which Westminster Abbey was built. The Abbey became the traditional venue of the coronation of the kings and queens of England. The nearby Palace of Westminster came to be the principal royal residence after the Norman conquest of England in 1066, and later housed the developing Parliament and law courts of England. It can be said that London thus has developed two distinct focal points: an economic one in the City of London; and a political and cultural one in Westminster, where the Royal Court had its home. This division is still very apparent today.

The monarchy later moved to the Palace of Whitehall a little towards the north-east. The law courts have since moved to the Royal Courts of Justice, close to the border of the City of London.

The Westminster area formed part of the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex. The ancient parish was St Margaret; after 1727 split into the parishes of St Margaret and St John. The area around Westminster Abbey formed the extra-parochial Close of the Collegiate Church of St Peter surrounded by—but not part of—either parish. Until 1900 the local authority was the combined vestry of St Margaret and St John (also known as the Westminster District Board of Works from 1855 to 1887), which was based at Westminster City Hall on Caxton Street from 1883. The Liberty of Westminster, governed by the Westminster Court of Burgesses, also included St Martin in the Fields and several other parishes and places. Westminster had its own quarter sessions, but the Middlesex sessions also had jurisdiction. The area was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London in 1889 and the local government of Westminster was reformed in 1900 when the court of burgesses and parish vestries were abolished, to be replaced with a metropolitan borough council. The council was given city status, allowing it to be known as Westminster City Council.

The underground station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. It was originally the eastern terminus of the MDR and the station cutting ended at a concrete wall buffered by timber sleepers. The approach to the station from the west runs in cut and cover tunnel under the roadway of Broad Sanctuary and diagonally under Parliament Square. In Broad Sanctuary the tunnel is close to Westminster Abbey and St Margaret’s church and care was required to avoid undermining their foundations when excavating in the poor ground found there.

The station was completely rebuilt to incorporate new deep-level platforms for the Jubilee line when it was extended to the London Docklands in the 1990s. During the works, the level of the sub-surface platforms was lowered to enable ground level access to Portcullis House. This was achieved in small increments carried out when the line was closed at night.
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