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Centre Point One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, you could always find your way out thanks to this grade II listed, 34-storey skyscraper. B uilt in 1966 and designed by Richard Seifert , it has been extensively modernised 50 years after it was built, and reopens in 2017 to reveal 82 apartments with interiors designed by Conran & Partners. All have access to the 30 metre pool, spa, gym, lounge, meeting room and screening room as well as views over the Shard. As part of the upgrade, a pedestrianised square, lined with cafes, shops and restaurants, occupies what was previously a fume-filled traffic gyratory system at the base of the building. And, from 2018, the square will lead directly to the Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £108  30% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  34% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  24% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest Centre Point

Nearest to Centre Point
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 9 minutes from Centre Point
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 11 minutes from Centre Point
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
 
 
 
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 11 minutes from Centre Point
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Centre Point

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Centre Point
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Centre Point
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Centre Point

Near Centre Point
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 20th April 2019
Centre Point, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
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Switzerland
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th November 2018 to 5th January 2019
Centre Point, West Street, WC2H | 5 minutes from Centre Point
Phyllis Logan, well-known for her role as Mrs Hughes in ITV's Downton Abbey, stars as reclusive author Patricia Highsmith, famed for writing The Talented Mr Ripley, ...More
 
 
 
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 13th January 2019
Centre Point, Drury Lane, WC2B | 6 minutes from Centre Point
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 1 minute from Centre Point
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a £6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Centre Point

The best shops and markets near Centre Point
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Moroso
London > Shopping > House and Garden
22-24 St Giles High Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
Opened during the London Design Festival and the 100% Design exhibition 2007, this Italian furniture shop at the crossroads of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road ... More
 
 
 
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L Cornelissen & Son
London > Shopping > Art and Design
105 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Established in 1855, little has changed in this enchanting art supplies shop. Inside, it's charming and old-fashioned. Towering shelves sweep up to the ceiling, lined ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > Books
19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Located just two minutes from the busy Tottenham Court Road station this three storey new build Waterstone's bookshop is more than just ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Centre Point

What are the best dining options near Centre Point London?
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VIVI
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Centre Point, New Oxford Street, 11 St Giles Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
Inspired by the 1960s, echoing Centre Point's 1966 completion, the menu at VIVI is unashamedly nostalgic British comfort food. Housed in the distinctive 385 foot ... More
 
 
 
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Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
... More
 
 
 
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Fernandez and Wells Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-3 Denmark Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go to ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Centre Point

Near Centre Point
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Centre Point
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Centre Point
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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from Centre Point
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Centre Point
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Centre Point
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Centre Point

The best pubs near London Centre Point.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Centre Point
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Centre Point
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Centre Point
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Centre Point

Centre Point clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Coral Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Centre Point
Acclaimed designer Martin Brudnizki - responsible for the interiors at Dean Street Townhouse, Hix and Scarfes Bar - has breathed new life into The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Centre Point
Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Centre Point

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Centre Point.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Centre Point
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Centre Point
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
 

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Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Dominion Theatre 1 minute walk from Centre Point

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and ...More

 
Motorcity
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The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Centre Point

Looking for a place to dance after dinner can be surprisingly hard in the heart of Soho. Step forward Motorcity ...More

 
The Feminist Book Society: Can We All Be Feminists'
Exhibitions | On 21st November 2018 

Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road 2 minutes walk from Centre Point

Waterstones TCR hosts the fourth meeting of The Feminist Book Society, asking can we all be feminists?...More

Axel Flovent
Concerts | On 21st November 2018 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Centre Point

Indie singer-songwriter from Iceland....More

Chicago
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Phoenix Theatre 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

Murderers Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly fight to avoid a brief stay on death row with the help of smooth ...More

Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 20th April 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Cuckoo
Theatre | Until 8th December 2018 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Centre Point

Lisa Carroll's drama explores contemporary Irish emigration through the story of a Dublin girl who decides to leave....More

Denim: The Reunion Tour
Comedy | Until 1st December 2018 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Centre Point

Five drag queens reunite for one night only....More

Natalie Palamides: Nate
Comedy | Until 1st December 2018 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Centre Point

Natalie Palamides challenges notions of masculinity in the guise of God's gift to the #MeToo movement in the Edinburgh Comedy ...More

Garry Starr Performs Everything
Theatre | Until 24th November 2018 

Soho Theatre 4 minutes walk from Centre Point

A physical comedy about over-ambition and underachievement, from Damien Warren-Smith and director Cal McCrystal....More

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Unicorn Theatre

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