WH Smith

ADDRESS
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.

Opening and closing times for WH Smith

Today (Saturday) WH Smith closes at 18.00

Monday:

8.30
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18.00

Tuesday:

8.30
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18.00

Wednesday:

8.30
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18.00

Thursday:

8.30
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18.00

Friday:

8.30
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18.00

Saturday:

9.00
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18.00

Sunday:

10.30
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16.30

LondonTown.com - WH Smith Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

Waterloo East 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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Hotels near WH Smith

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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £21† 40% 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† 39% 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† 24% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

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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
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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

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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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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 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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Dancehall Vs Soca
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 27th December 2014 - 11pm-6am
The Coronet Theatre, 28 New Kent Road, SE1 | 1 minute from WH Smith
Hosts Silk Flagz and English Fire introduce Dancehall DJs Chris Goldfinger, DJ Nate, Lady Xplosive, Dancehall Syndicate and Mixmasters to battle against Soca DJs Martin Jay, ...More
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Nightowl
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Saturday 27th December 2014 - 11pm-7am
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
A four-hour set from David Morales spinning house and techno, with extra support from Anek, TTandom, AS I AM, Maze & Masters, Karter and No TwiN....More
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High Society
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the round, in which the socialite Tracy ...More
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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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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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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... 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
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, 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

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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
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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
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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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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 2 miles from WH Smith
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, 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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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 33 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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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, 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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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 17 minutes from WH Smith
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Pubs near WH Smith

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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, SE11 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 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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Nightlife near WH Smith

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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 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
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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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The Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from WH Smith
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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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Dancehall Vs Soca
Concerts | On 27th December 2014 

The Coronet Theatre 1 minute walk from Wh Smith

Hosts Silk Flagz and English Fire introduce Dancehall DJs Chris Goldfinger, DJ Nate, Lady Xplosive, Dancehall Syndicate and Mixmasters to ...More

Nightowl
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th December 2014 

Ministry of Sound 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A four-hour set from David Morales spinning house and techno, with extra support from Anek, TTandom, AS I AM, Maze ...More

Usagi Yojimbo
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A young rabbit pursues his long-held ambition, that to become a samurai warrior, and with the help of his teacher, ...More

War Story: Afghanistan 2014
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

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

Exhibition featuring the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and ...More

Golem
Golem
Theatre | Until 17th January 2015 

The Young Vic 14 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Blending original animation with entrancing music and live performance, Golem explores one of the great questions of the modern world: ...More

 
Assassins
Assassins
Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Menier Chocolate Factory 15 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Jamie Lloyd directs Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical about the various men and women who have attempted - sometimes ...More

 
Free Live Music, Night Out
Music | On 27th December 2014 

Primo Bar 16 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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Pattern Watts Architects' Wallpapers 1870 To Today
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 18 minutes walk from Wh Smith

An exhibition devoted to Watts, the leading heritage textile and wallpaper company, which features a display of hand-blocked wallpapers since ...More

Abstraction And The Sublime
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Tate Modern 18 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Works exploring affinities between the approach of American post-war abstractionists such as Jackson Pollock, and the European landscape painting tradition ...More

Constructionism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 18 minutes walk from Wh Smith

An art exhibition curated by Tanya Barson and Matthew Gale, focusing on mid-20th century artists whose work explored geometric structures, ...More

 

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High Society
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Old Vic Theatre

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UKF New Year's Eve Party
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Brixton Academy

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Ben Howard
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Concerts | 16th April 2015 - 18th April 2015 

Alexandra Palace

After two sell-out nights at the Brixton Academy in December 2014, Ben Howard performs three nights at Alexandra Palace this ...More

 
Reiner Ruthenbeck
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Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Cereal Killer Cafe
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Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

 
 
 
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