Union Street

 
 
ADDRESS
Union Street, Southwark, SE1 
 

Nearby

 
  • Visitor Information

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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Union Street on LondonTown.com

 
London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Union Street

Near Union Street
Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £78  25% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... More
 
 
 
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  37% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 3 minutes from Union Street
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
 
 
 
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  23% 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Today Only
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
 
 
 
Ends Today
Illustrator For Fashion And Textile Designer: Beginner Level
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 20th and Friday 21st November 2014 - 10.30am-4.30pm
Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Union Street
Tutored digital workshop....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electra
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th September to 20th December 2014
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
Kristin Scott Thomas reunites with Ian Rickson following their acclaimed partnership last year on the revival of Harold Pinter's 'Old Times' to star in Electra, the ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Union Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Union Street

The best shops and markets near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Union Street

What are the best dining options near Union Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tas
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
Turkish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 29 minutes from Union Street
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Union Street

Union Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Union Street

The best pubs near London Union Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Union Street

Union Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Union Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Union Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Union Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
 

Also in Union Street

Our recommendations in the same street as Union Street

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 

There are 5 roads in London called Union Street

Were you looking for one of these:

 
Title
Distance
 
 
Union Street, London SE1
7 mins West
 
 
Union Street, London E15
7 miles North East
 
 
Union Street, London E15
7 miles North East
 
 
Union Street, London KT1
18 miles South West
 
 
Union Street, London EN5
18 miles North West
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Union Street

Union Street, Union Stret
 
 

Hotels Near

UNION STREET

 
 
Near UNION STREET All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Union Street

 
 
 
Assassins
Assassins
Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Menier Chocolate Factory 2 minutes walk from Union Street

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

 
Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang
Theatre | Until 29th November 2014 

Rose Theatre 4 minutes walk from Union Street

Martin Parr directs this production which looks at what it is to love, lose and to learn from the experience, ...More

Live Music Vault at Vinopolis
Concerts | On 21st November 2014 

Vinopolis 5 minutes walk from Union Street

...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

Jerwood Encounters: Suspicion
Exhibitions | Until 7th December 2014 

Jerwood Space 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Dan Coombs curates the exhibition that presents the work of 16 painters who integrate narrative into the formal structure of ...More

'Tis Pity She's A Whore
Theatre | Until 7th December 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Union Street

John Ford's 17th century tragedy of doomed love, presented by Shakespeare's Globe, featuring Max Bennett as Giovanni and Fiona Button ...More

Russian Revolutionary Posters
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

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

Ellsworth Kelly
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

Retrospective exhibition to mark the abstract artist's 90th birthday, curated by Ann Coxon....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

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near UNION STREET

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star suites see our special offers for UNION STREET hotels, including Novotel London City South from 76% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960