City Hall  

 
 
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110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 2AA
 
 
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Members of the public may visit parts of City Hall Mon to Thu 8.30am-6pm, Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, and on London Open House weekend in Sep
 

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City HallIt may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near Tower Bridge is the hub of the Greater London Authority. City Hall is where the mayor's team works on the implementation of policies devised by the Greater London Authority... so that's self-promotion, self-congratulation and a bit of congestion charging. Some parts are accessible to the public Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm and on occasional weekends. It's worth going along to have a look at the regular exhibitions, usually themed on a London-related topic. London's Living Room on the top floor which can be hired (or lent to charities) is particularly impressive with stunning views over Tower Bridge, just a stone's throw away.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
4 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £103  42% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 2 minutes from City Hall
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £179  42% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 5 minutes from City Hall
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  26% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 5 minutes from City Hall
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest City Hall

Nearest to City Hall
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as City Hall
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre Company. ... More
 
 
 
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
 
 
 
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from City Hall
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near City Hall
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into ... More
 
 
 
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Events near City Hall

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Meet The Exhibition Curator And Team: The World Of Anna Sui
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 26th May 2017 - 1pm
City Hall, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from City Hall
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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Fashion And Everyday Life London And New York
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 26th May 2017 - 3.30pm
City Hall, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from City Hall
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
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Pride, Power And Politics: A tour Of The Tower's LGBT And Histories
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 26th and Saturday 27th May 2017 - 6pm
City Hall, Tower Hill, EC3N | 5 minutes from City Hall
...More
 
 
 
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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from City Hall
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near City Hall
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 5 minutes from City Hall
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from City Hall
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from City Hall
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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Gaucho - London Bridge
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
2 More London Riverside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from City Hall
The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all nine of its London venues. ... More
 
 
 
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The Draft House - Tower Bridge
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from City Hall
Named Number 1 Pub in London 2010 by Time Out, The Draft House showcases local British cuisine and an acclaimed menu. An eclectic selection of beer, ... More
 
 
 
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Dim T
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2B More London, Riverside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from City Hall
... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 23 minutes from City Hall
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 26 minutes from City Hall
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from City Hall
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as City Hall
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 6 minutes from City Hall
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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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from City Hall
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from City Hall
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from City Hall
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from City Hall
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from City Hall
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from City Hall
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from City Hall
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as City Hall
... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 5 minutes from City Hall
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from City Hall
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 

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Borough Talks
Borough Talks
Foodie Events | Until 12th September 2017 

Borough Market 10 minutes walk from City Hall

Borough Market launches a new series of talks and debates in 2017, inviting some of the most well respected names ...More

 
Lucy Tomlins: Pylon And Pier
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Bermondsey Square 10 minutes walk from City Hall

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Death Of The King - An Immersive Punk Murder Mystery
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

Colab Factory 11 minutes walk from City Hall

Theatre, Non-Professional Theatre....More

Othello
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 12 minutes walk from City Hall

Richard Twyman directs Shakespeare's tragedy about Othello, a Muslim general, brought in by Venice to leads their army against a ...More

This Is Not Culturally Significant
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

The Bunker 13 minutes walk from City Hall

Out Of Spite Theatre present a culturally insignificant one-man show that delves into the bizarre, compulsive and wonderful nature of ...More

Aldous Harding
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Omeara 14 minutes walk from City Hall

Dark alternative pop is the chosen genre of this New Zealand-originating singer-songwriter....More

Transformation
Exhibitions | Until 9th June 2017 

St Stephen Walbrook 14 minutes walk from City Hall

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Twelfth Night
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Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 15 minutes walk from City Hall

With her short-lived time as artistic director coming to an end, Emma Rice directs one of her final productions at ...More

 
Project Space: Ryan L Moule: Vessels And Vestiges
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2017 

Jerwood Space 18 minutes walk from City Hall

Chemically unfixed photographic prints by the Swansea-based artist, exploring the analogue medium as a means of investigating themes of fragility ...More

George Condo
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 18 minutes walk from City Hall

Works by the American artist, encompassing both abstraction and figuration through painting and sculpture....More

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