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

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Victoria Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Westminster
 
3 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  33% 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  27% 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 £204  23% 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

Near Westminster City Archives
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Yulianna Avdeeva
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th March 2017 - 7.30pm
Westminster City Archives, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
The award-winning Russian pianist performs works by Ludwig Van Beethoven and Franz Liszt....More
 
 
 
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Lorena Paz Nieto & Johan Barnoin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 30th March 2017 - 1.05pm
Westminster City Archives, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
The soprano and pianist pairing performs Strauss's Drei Lieder Der Ophelia, Rachmaninoff's Dreams and How Fair The Spot, Villa-Lobos's Amor Y Perfidia, Lundu Da Marquesa De ...More
 
 
 
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Choir Of Clare College, Cambridge
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 30th March 2017 - 7.30pm
Westminster City Archives, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Graham Ross conducts Bach's Gott Der Herr Ist Sonn Und Schild and Ein Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott, Luther's Mit Fried Und Freud Ich Fahr Dahin ...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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Restaurants near Westminster City Archives

What are the best dining options near Westminster City Archives London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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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Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 11 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Westminster City Archives

The best pubs near London Westminster City Archives.
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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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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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Stepping Out
Stepping Out
Theatre | Until 17th June 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson star in Richard Harris' bittersweet comedy drama, Stepping Out, ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Glee star Amber Riley makes her West End debut playing the role of Effie in the Tony Award-winning musical of ...More

The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

Duke of York's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Director John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and ...More

 
The Miser
The Miser
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

Garrick Theatre 5 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy ...More

 
Bloomsbury Art And Design
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

A wide-ranging selection of objects including paintings, collages, drawings, watercolours and designs and decorative arts from the influential group....More

Reading Drawings
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Works by Canaletto, Corot, Signac and more exploring inscriptions that can be found on drawings....More

Chaim Stephenson: Between Myth And Reality
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Sculptures inspired by stories in the Old Testament, and by the Anglo-Israeli sculptor's lifelong concern for people driven from their ...More

Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

The National Gallery displays Cagnacci's Italian Baroque masterpiece, The Repentant Magdalene, this February - the first time the piece has ...More

 
Rubens And Rembrandt
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

A display of selected works by the two 17th century artists....More

Michelangelo & Sebastiano
Michelangelo & Sebastiano
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

This major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo ...More

 

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