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Elephant&Castle Shopping Centre, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SZ
 
 
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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

 
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  32% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  30% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  29% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 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
 
 
 
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 | 21 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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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 33 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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Shopping near WH Smith

The best shops and markets near WH Smith
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Events near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Now On
Working
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd June to 8th July 2017 - Various Times
WH Smith, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Jack Maple, Ramin Sabi and D.E.M. Productions present the European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso's musical based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews ...More
 
 
 
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The Superhero
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th June to 22nd July 2017 - Various Times
WH Smith, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Tim Johanson Productions presents a one-man musical by Richy Hughes, exploring the lengths a parent would go to to see their child. Directed by Adam Lenson....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
West End Wendies Open Mic
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 11th May to 21st December 2017 - 7pm-11pm
WH Smith, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
...More
 
 
 
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Near WH Smith
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 1 minute from WH Smith
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 1 minute from WH Smith
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near WH Smith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near WH Smith

What are the best dining options near WH Smith London?
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
... More
 
 
 
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobster Pot
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
French seafood restaurant that puts the kitsch in kitchen. London isn’t particularly renowned for its seafood (nor for that matter is Kennington renowned for its restaurants) but ... More
 
 
 
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Education near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 27 minutes from WH Smith
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 29 minutes from WH Smith
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near WH Smith

WH Smith gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near WH Smith

The best pubs near London WH Smith.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 13 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
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 1 minute from WH Smith
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... 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.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from WH Smith
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from WH Smith
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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West End Wendies Open Mic
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 21st December 2017 

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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Working
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Jack Maple, Ramin Sabi and D.E.M. Productions present the European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso's musical based on ...More

The Superhero
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Tim Johanson Productions presents a one-man musical by Richy Hughes, exploring the lengths a parent would go to to see ...More

Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 8 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

People Power: Fighting For Peace
People Power: Fighting For Peace
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 8 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, ...More

 
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 8 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria ...More

 
Edmund Clark: War Of Terror
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 8 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A thought-provoking and immersive exhibition by the artist-photographer, which explores the hidden experiences of state control during the Global War ...More

Between Dog And Wolf: A South London Twilight
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2017 

Morley Gallery 10 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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Summer Season Previews
Comedy | On 29th June 2017 

The Tommyfield 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

James Gill comperes Edinburgh Fringe previews from proud Eton alumnus Ivo Graham and another top comic....More

Jerwood Makers Open 2017
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

Jerwood Space 13 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Mixed-media sculpture and installations by Sam Bakewell, Marcin Rusak, Laura Youngson Coll, Juli Bolanos-Durman and Jessica Harrison....More

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A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space ...More

 
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
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Exhibitions | From 7th July 

Leighton House Museum

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House ...More

 
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London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
Dean & Deluca
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Originally opened in 1977, renowned New York deli Dean and DeLuca comes to London in 2017 for its first European site....More

Tatler's English Roses 2017 in association with Michael Kors
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Saatchi Gallery

Tatler magazine is brought to thrilling life with portraits, behind the scenes video and an interactive disco booth featuring works by the acclaimed photographer David Burton....More

Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Dance | On 10th August 

Southbank Centre

A band of seven men bursting with strong ...More

 
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Dance | From 18th August 

Southbank Centre

Iceland Dance Company presents the UK premiere of ...More

 
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Dance | From 13th August 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Combining limitless energy with acrobatic artistry, this playful and poetic contemporary circus performance takes a ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 9th August 

Greenwich Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 1st August 

Southwark Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Zip World London
Zip World London
Sporting Events | From 6th July 

Archbishop's Park

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip ...More

 
Archbishop's Park
Leisure 

Immaculate 10 acre park, once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, is the largest green space on the Southbank....More

Oasis Farm Waterloo
Leisure 

Half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for nature....More

Leake Street Pocket Park
Leisure 

An urban oasis of shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and trees at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London....More

Lower Marsh Market
Shopping 

Weekday food market. Add arts and crafts stalls on a Saturday....More

Florentine
Florentine
Dining 

Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
Dining 

Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace offering views over the bronze lions and Nelson's Column....More

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Trafalgar St. James
Hotels 

The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

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