Union Street

 
 
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Union Street, Southwark, SE1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Union Street in Southwark. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Union Street is Borough Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South .

 

LondonTown.com - Union Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
2 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  25% off
    31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
    The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  27% off
    103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Union Street
    Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
     
     
     
    The Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £24  27% off
    30 Borough Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Union Street
    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
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Union Street

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    The View From The Shard Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
    The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Union Street
    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
     
     
     
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    Thea Porter: 70s Bohemian Chic
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th February to 3rd May 2015
    Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Union Street
    The first-ever exhibition on the fashion and interior design of Thea Porter (1927-2000) who pioneered bohemian chic in the 1960s and 1970s from her shop in ...More
     
     
     
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    High Society
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Roxy Bar & Screen
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
     
     
     
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    The Jellyfish Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
     
     
     
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    Menier Chocolate Factory
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Union Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Street
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    Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
    London > Attractions > Museums
    9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
     
     
     
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    Golden Hinde
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Union Street

    The best shops and markets near Union Street
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    O W Loeb
    London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
    3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    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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    The Wine Pantry
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
     
     
     
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    St Christopher's Inn
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    121 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    A traditional English pub on the vibrant Borough High Street, St Christopher's Inn serves fresh and flavourful food created with the finest produce from nearby Borough ... More
     
     
     
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    Tas
    London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
    72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    Turkish cuisine. ... More
     
     
     
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    Menier Chocolate Factory Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    The menu at this Chocolate Factory has no golden eggs or endlessly chewable bubble gum on it and, on the night we went anyway, there were ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Union Street

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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 24 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 25 minutes from Union Street
    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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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Leisure near Union Street

    Union Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 7 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Potters Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Union Street
    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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    The best pubs near London Union Street.
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    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
     
     
     
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    Wheatsheaf
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Dickens
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
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    Call Me Mr Lucky
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    , The Breakfast Club, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rake
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Union Street
    Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Union Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Union Street.
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    Vinopolis
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    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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    The Bridge
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Union Street
    ... More
     
     
     
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    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Union Street
    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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    No Voice Unheard
    Concerts | On 3rd May 2015 

    Menier Chocolate Factory 2 minutes walk from Union Street

    OperaCoast presents a programme of vocal and instrumental works by the composers whose lives were affected by the Second World ...More

    Nicky Nichols
    Exhibitions | Until 22nd May 2015 

    Southwark Cathedral 5 minutes walk from Union Street

    Paintings of London cityscapes....More

    The Grantchester Pottery: Backdrop Commission
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Jerwood Space 6 minutes walk from Union Street

    An artistic collaboration between the sculptor Giles Round and the painter Phil Root....More

    Giles Round And Phil Root: The Grantchester Pottery
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Jerwood Space 6 minutes walk from Union Street

    A presentation of the inaugural Backdrop Commission by The Grantchester Pottery, an artistic collaboration between sculptor Giles Round and painter ...More

    The Merchant Of Venice
    Theatre | Until 7th June 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Union Street

    Jonathan Pryce plays money lender Shylock in Shakespeare's uncompromising drama of intolerance, justice and mercy. Jonathan Munby directs with original ...More

    Nam June Paik
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    A display featuring rarely-seen work on paper, and other key pieces, spanning 40 years of the artist's career, and acquired ...More

    Homeworkers
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    An exhibition, curated by Ann Coxon and Valentina Ravagli, of artworks employing materials traditionally associated with the domestic sphere. Artists ...More

    Russian Revolutionary Posters
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    A display of street posters from the Soviet era, when they played a significant role in Bolshevik communication with the ...More

    Cy Twombly
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    Paintings and sculptures evoking the ancient world, with which the distinctive American artist was fascinated. Curated by Nicholas Serota and ...More

    Bill Viola
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    Display of works by the pioneering video artist, best known for his 1993 piece Tiny Deaths. Recent works include Martyrs ...More

     
     
     
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