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

 

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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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Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  31% 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  35% 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  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
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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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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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The Hall School: Gala Concert 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 6pm
Westminster City Archives, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Willem Steyn directs a concert celebrating music at The Hall School featuring various soloists, ensembles, and orchestras....More
 
 
 
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Organ Recital
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 25th May 2017 - 1.05pm
Westminster City Archives, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
Lunchtime Concerts: Organ Series with...More
 
 
 
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Orchestra Of St John's: My Music
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 25th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Westminster City Archives, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from Westminster City Archives
John Lubbock conducts the orchestra in a programme of his arrangements of works selected by Sir Roy Strong, including Elgar's Enigma Variations....More
 
 
 
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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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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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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
 
 
 
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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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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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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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The Hall School: Gala Concert 2017
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

St John's Smith Square 4 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Willem Steyn directs a concert celebrating music at The Hall School featuring various soloists, ensembles, and orchestras....More

Am Nuden Da: RETROSPECTIVE
Exhibitions | Until 26th May 2017 

Chelsea College Of Art And Design 7 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia....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

 
David Hockney
David Hockney
Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2017 

Tate Britain 9 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

As he approaches his 80th birthday, David Hockney is the subject of a major exhibition at Tate Britain in 2017. ...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

 
Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Jubilee Gardens 12 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

This year, the Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground merge together to form the Underbelly Festival. Taking place in the same ...More

 
The Philanthropist
The Philanthropist
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 12 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Simon Callow directs an all-star cast in Christopher Hampton's comedy set in a fictitious English university town where out of ...More

 
Foam Talent London
Exhibitions | Until 18th June 2017 

Beaconsfield 13 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Glorious Years: French Calendars From Louis XIV To The Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Spencer House 13 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Alice's Adventures Underground
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

The Vaults, Arch 233 14 minutes walk from Westminster City Archives

Les Enfants Terribles and ebp's Olivier Award nominated wonderland, a huge hit here at the the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

 

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Surrounded by office buildings occupied by UBS, ICAP, ETX Capital and others, Finsbury Avenue Square ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
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The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

The Nursery Theatre
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From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
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Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
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Little Bird Chiswick
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Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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