WH Smith

 
 
ADDRESS
London Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 7NQ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 5:00 - 00:00, Sat 5:00 - 23:00, Sun 8:00 - 22:00
 

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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

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  29% off
    1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
     
     
     
    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  24% off
    Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
     
     
     
    Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £70  35% off
    157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
    Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    Crockatt and Powell
    London > Shopping > Books
    119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes 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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    Stanfords
    London > Shopping > Books
    12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 15 minutes from WH Smith
    Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
     
     
     
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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
     
     
     
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    Greensmiths Market
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
     
     
     
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    Konditor & Cook
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
     
     
     
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    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
    Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 9 minutes from WH Smith
    Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 12 minutes from WH Smith
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    English National Opera: The Queen of Spades
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 6th June to 2nd July 2015 - 7pm-9.45pm
    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 13 minutes from WH Smith
    Edward Gardner conducts his final production as music director of the ENO, bowing out with Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades before taking up the music directorship ...More
     
     
     
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    The Slug And Lettuce
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
    Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
     
     
     
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    The Vaults
    London > Entertainment >
    Leake Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
    The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
     
     
     
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    BFI IMAX Cinema
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
    With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
     
     
     
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    London Dungeon
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
     
     
     
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    Sea Life London Aquarium
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
     
     
     
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    The Poetry Library
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
     
     
     
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    Brasserie Blanc
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    9 Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Seasonal French fare from Raymond Blanc's team is on offer at 20 brasseries across the UK, including seven in London. In 1996, Raymond opened his first ... More
     
     
     
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    Yo! Sushi
    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
     
     
     
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    Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Dotted with steakhouses, grills, diners and burger joints, London isn't exactly lacking when it comes to options on where to find a good piece of meat, ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 15 minutes from WH Smith
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 20 minutes from WH Smith
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 21 minutes from WH Smith
    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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    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
     
     
     
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    Jubilee Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
     
     
     
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    ESPA Life at Corinthia
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 9 minutes from WH Smith
    The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
     
     
     
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
    A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
     
     
     
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    The Anchor & Hope
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
    This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
     
     
     
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    The Thirsty Bear
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
    If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
     
     
     
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    Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
     
     
     
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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from WH Smith
    The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
     
     
     
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    Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
    Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
     
     
     
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    London County Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
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    Skylon
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
     
     
     
     
     

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    Alice's Adventures Underground
    Alice's Adventures Underground
    Theatre | Until 30th August 2015 

    The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Les Enfants Terribles present an immersive, theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

     
    Udderbelly Festival
    Udderbelly Festival
    Comedy | Until 19th July 2015 

    Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from ...More

     
    Friday Fox Recordings
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th April 2015 

    Topolski Century 3 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    House courtesy of DJs Christian B and Lavvy Levan....More

    Comedy in the Dark
    Comedy | Until 6th July 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    So you've heard of dating in the dark and dining in the dark, but how about Comedy in the Dark? ...More

    Best of the Comedy Store
    Comedy | Until 11th July 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    With the Udderbelly summer festival brimming with humorous acts, it was only fitting that the Best of the Comedy Store ...More

    Andrew Maxwell's London Loves
    Comedy | Until 25th April 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Irish comedian Andrew Maxwell - two time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Time Out Award winner - takes to the ...More

    London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Concerts | On 25th April 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Works by Wagner and Beethoven....More

    Tredegar Town Band
    Concerts | On 25th April 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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    Paula Rego: Rego Retold
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Carcanet writer Owen Lowery's poetic responses to the work of artist Paula Rego....More

    History Is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain
    Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Objects selected by seven artists exploring the country's recent history, featuring works by artists including Keith Arnatt, Tony Cragg, Richard ...More

     
     
     
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