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Archives and local studies library sources for the City of Westminster. Includes census returns, map

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Westminster Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Q-Park Westminster
 
3 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  22% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 3 minutes from Westminster City Archives
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
St James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  40% off
45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 6 minutes from Westminster City Archives
When it was built in 1897, this gloriously luxurious hotel was the London home for visiting aristocrats from throughout the world. Now, with its location in ... More
 
 
 
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £220  36% off
51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 6 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Located just a few moments away from the famous Buckingham Palace, the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate is a luxurious five star hotel right in the centre ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Other Attractions nearest Westminster City Archives

Nearest to Westminster City Archives
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Whitehall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Whitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the British ... More
 
 
 
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At the ... More
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 14 minutes from Westminster City Archives
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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Sights and Attractions near Westminster City Archives

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Westminster City Archives
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Westminster Abbey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also ... More
 
 
 
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Central Hall Westminster
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
 
 
 
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Westminster City Archives

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Abbey Antics
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 25th July to 24th August 2017 - Various Times
Westminster City Archives, Dean's Yard, SW1P | 3 minutes from Westminster City Archives
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Brass on the Grass
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 2nd Aug, 9th Aug, 16th Aug, 23rd Aug, 30th Aug, 6th Sep and 13th Sep 2017 - 12.30pm-2pm
Westminster City Archives, Dean's Yard, SW1P | 3 minutes from Westminster City Archives
A series of free concerts in the beautiful surroundings of Westminster Abbey from a variety of brass musicians....More
 
 
 
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Pride And Prejudice
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th August 2017 - 7.30pm
Westminster City Archives, Dean's Yard, SW1P | 3 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Outdoor theatre specialists Illyria present their adaptation of Jane Austen's glorious social comedy, which shows the 19th-century author at her vibrant, pacy, forthright, bitchy best....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Westminster City Archives

Near Westminster City Archives
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 8 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Westminster City Archives

The best shops and markets near Westminster City Archives
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 6 minutes from Westminster City Archives
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 9 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 9 minutes from Westminster City Archives
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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The Cinnamon Club
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
The Old Westminster Library, 30 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Westminster City Archives
Set in the magnificent Old Westminster Library, The Cinnamon Club has a dignified, traditional vibe. The imposing setting is the height of late Victorian taste, and ... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 2 minutes from Westminster City Archives
The ubiquitous Seattle based coffee shop can unsurprisingly be found all over London. Thanks to its market saturation policy, branches resemble the Capital’s buses by always ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
47 Great Peter Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Westminster City Archives

Near Westminster City Archives
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from Westminster City Archives
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 22 minutes from Westminster City Archives
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Westminster City Archives
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Westminster City Archives

Westminster City Archives gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 6 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Argonauts
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 10 minutes from Westminster City Archives
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Westminster City Archives

The best pubs near London Westminster City Archives.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 11 minutes from Westminster City Archives
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Westminster City Archives

Westminster City Archives clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 8 minutes from Westminster City Archives
... More
 
 
 
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Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Westminster City Archives
A private bar for discerning guests at the five star 41 hotel and adjoining sister property The Rubens at the Palace, the Leopard Champagne & Cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Westminster City Archives

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Westminster City Archives.
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Abbey
London > Business > Venue Hire
Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 1100 people.... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Prudential RideLondon
Prudential RideLondon
Sporting Events | Until 30th July 2017 

St James's Park 7 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

A celebration of cycling, with more than 100,000 cyclists expected to take part, the annual three-day Prudential RideLondon encompasses several ...More

 
Queer British Art 1861-1967
Queer British Art 1861-1967
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Tate Britain 9 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain ...More

 
Simeon Barclay: The Hero Wears Clay Shoes
Exhibitions | Until 5th November 2017 

Tate Britain 9 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

The Leeds-based multimedia artist who seeks to understand how we identify and situate ourselves within culture and tradition....More

BP British Art Displays: A Walk Through British Art
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Britain 9 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Iconic works by artists including Bacon, Constable, Hirst, Hockney, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Lowry, Millais, Spencer, Stubbs and Whiteread, representing 500 years ...More

Cerith Wyn Evans: The Tate Britain Commission 2017
Exhibitions | Until 20th August 2017 

Tate Britain 9 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

A major light installation by the British artist and filmmaker, responding to the Duveen Galleries at the heart of Tate ...More

The Little Beasts
Theatre | Until 29th July 2017 

The Other Palace Theatre 10 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

A musical for children presented as a work-in-progress....More

The Lost Palace
Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2017 

Banqueting House 10 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Discover the former Palace of Whitehall, which stood in the area some 300 years ago before it was destroyed by ...More

Royal Gifts
Royal Gifts
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Buckingham Palace 10 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

During 2016 alone, The Queen carried out over 300 official engagements. On each of these occasions a gift was given ...More

 
Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 10 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Bought by George III in 1762, The Royal Collection has the world's finest group of paintings, drawings and prints by ...More

 
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Tours | Until 1st October 2017 

Buckingham Palace 10 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by ...More

 

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Getty Images Gallery

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of ...More

 
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KERB welcomes both vegans and meat-lovers to their latest event, Livin' On The Veg. The ...More

 
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Open Monday to Friday throughout summer, the Vauxhall Street Food Garden offers local workers the chance to enjoy an al fresco lunch....More

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This autumn, German brewery Erdinger presents an authentic Oktoberfest experience in London. The brewery will ...More

 
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Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

After launching last year, the Kew Science Festival is back this August. Taking over Kew ...More

 
BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live
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Blenheim Palace

Leave the city behind and enjoy a day out in the country this summer at ...More

 
The CoffeeWorks Project
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An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

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Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
Freakscene
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Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
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Lights Of Soho

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Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
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Sartoria

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Three Mills Island

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