WH Smith

 
 
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Royal London Hospital, Tower Hamlets, Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BB 
 
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A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, videos, DVDs, CDs, computer games and electronics. The range of stationary, cards and magazines is impressive, and it offers good value for books, music, films and games, although the selection tends to be limited.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
12 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  31% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  26% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Commercial Road may not be London's most picturesque location but if you want the nightlife of Old Street or the gleaming towers of the City of ... More
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  27% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 16 minutes from WH Smith
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.7 miles from WH Smith
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.7 miles from WH Smith
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 24 minutes from WH Smith
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near WH Smith

The best shops and markets near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
Vast warehouse near Brick Lane packed with vintage clothing and accessories. American vintage clothing outlets don’t get much bigger or better than this. Having bagged a huge, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
 
 
 
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Events near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
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Create Your Own Picture Book: Workshop (Ages 5-12)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 7th to 18th April 2014 - Various Times
V & A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Workshop led by author David Lucas....More
 
 
 
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Word Explosion
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 5th to 18th April 2014 - 10.30am-4pm
V & A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Activities exploring the spoken and written word....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
Father Nandru & The Wolves (Over 8s)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th March to 18th April 2014
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Combining lyrics, poetry and puppetry, Father Nandru & The Wolves is an immersive production that will run at Wilton's Music Hall for one month. Set in ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 10 minutes from WH Smith
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near WH Smith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
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Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from WH Smith
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
 
 
 
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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near WH Smith

What are the best dining options near WH Smith London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foxcroft & Ginger, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69-89 Mile End Road, E1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
With their Soho branch now successfully established, Foxcroft & Ginger have brought their sourdough pizzas and homemade cakes to Whitechapel. Situated on Mile End Road, between ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
You can tell from the queue that regularly forms just inside the door that this place offers something above the average. A highly rated and highly ... More
 
 
 
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Education near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from WH Smith
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 17 minutes from WH Smith
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 20 minutes from WH Smith
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near WH Smith

WH Smith gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from WH Smith
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near WH Smith

The best pubs near London WH Smith.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near WH Smith

WH Smith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near WH Smith

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near WH Smith.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 17 minutes from WH Smith
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Silver Surfer Session: Workshop (Over 50s)
Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 1 minute walk from Wh Smith

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Lucid Presents French Kiwi Juice
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th April 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

FKJ, 123Mrk, Blacksmif, Vercetti, Lucid DJs, Alchemi, Phanes and Polka play funk, soul and house....More

Chris Marker
Chris Marker
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and artist Chris Marker (1921-2012) is widely acknowledged as the finest exponent of the essay ...More

 
Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

Hashtag
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th April 2014 

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club 12 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 12 minutes walk from Wh Smith

This exhibition at the Museum of Childhood celebrates best-selling children's author Jacqueline Wilson, giving visitors the chance to learn out ...More

 
Confiscation Cabinets
Confiscation Cabinets
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 12 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Notes passed in class, toy guns and a homemade bomb are among the items gleaned from 150 different London primary ...More

 
Friday at 93 Feet East
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th April 2014 

93 Feet East 12 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Retro 1980s tunes, plus soul, R&B and house with DJ Hugo....More

Just Great DJs
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th May 2014 

The Vibe Bar 12 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Resident DJ, Steve Taylor plays the best of urban, R&B, hip hop, dance and floor filler anthems....More

 
 
 
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