Canada House: London Olympics  

 
 

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Canadian athletes need look no further than Canada House this summer, their home-from-home for the Olympic period. The Canadian Committee will take up residence in the centrally located Trafalgar Square building. Built in 1824, the Canadians have occupied the building since 1923 and it was a popular place for Canadian soldiers to socialise during WWII. The House continues to promote Canadian culture, and now functions as a diplomatic and public educational space. The House will be used as a central London base for the 300 Canadian athletes and their families, a place where relatives can receive support and assistance throughout their visit, leaving the competitors free to focus on bringing back the medals. Canada House will also be used for media and sponsor events, and as a place of celebration. During the Paralympics, Canada House will be relocated to the Bishopsgate Institute.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £114  31% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  27% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  26% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st March to 3rd June 2017
Canada House: London Olympics, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser with Sean Foley directing ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 27th February to 14th March 2017
Canada House: London Olympics, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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Canada House: London Olympics, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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Haymarket, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
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18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
21 - 24 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
Scotland combines some of the finest ingredients in the world with some of the most atrocious cooking, but this Scottish-themed bar-restaurant is trying to change all ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 8 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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Vista Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Canada House: London Olympics
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
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Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Canada House: London Olympics
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