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Centre Point One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, you could always find your way out thanks to this grade II listed, 34-storey skyscraper. B uilt in 1966 and designed by Richard Seifert , it has been extensively modernised 50 years after it was built, and reopens in 2017 to reveal 82 apartments with interiors designed by Conran & Partners. All have access to the 30 metre pool, spa, gym, lounge, meeting room and screening room as well as views over the Shard. As part of the upgrade, a pedestrianised square, lined with cafes, shops and restaurants, occupies what was previously a fume-filled traffic gyratory system at the base of the building. And, from 2018, the square will lead directly to the Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £96  27% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  33% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £148  41% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest Centre Point

Nearest to Centre Point
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 9 minutes from Centre Point
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 11 minutes from Centre Point
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
 
 
 
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 11 minutes from Centre Point
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Centre Point

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Centre Point
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Centre Point
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Centre Point

Near Centre Point
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 5th January 2019
Centre Point, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Centre Point, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Centre Point
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 13th January 2019
Centre Point, Drury Lane, WC2B | 6 minutes from Centre Point
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Centre Point

Near Centre Point
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 1 minute from Centre Point
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a £6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Centre Point

The best shops and markets near Centre Point
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Moroso
London > Shopping > House and Garden
22-24 St Giles High Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
Opened during the London Design Festival and the 100% Design exhibition 2007, this Italian furniture shop at the crossroads of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road ... More
 
 
 
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L Cornelissen & Son
London > Shopping > Art and Design
105 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Established in 1855, little has changed in this enchanting art supplies shop. Inside, it's charming and old-fashioned. Towering shelves sweep up to the ceiling, lined ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > Books
19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Located just two minutes from the busy Tottenham Court Road station this three storey new build Waterstone's bookshop is more than just ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Centre Point

What are the best dining options near Centre Point London?
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Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
... More
 
 
 
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Fernandez and Wells Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-3 Denmark Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Centre Point
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go to ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi - West End St. Giles
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
8 Central St Giles Plaza, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Centre Point

Near Centre Point
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Centre Point
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Centre Point
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from Centre Point
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Centre Point

Centre Point gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Centre Point
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Centre Point
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Centre Point
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Centre Point

The best pubs near London Centre Point.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Centre Point
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Centre Point
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Centre Point
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Centre Point

Centre Point clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Centre Point
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Centre Point

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Centre Point.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Centre Point
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Centre Point
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Centre Point
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
 

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An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 28th April 2018 

Dominion Theatre 1 minute walk from Centre Point

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
I Love The 90s
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th October 2017 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Centre Point

DJs play retro pop, rock and dance tracks from the 1990s....More

Summerhill
Concerts | On 22nd September 2017 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Centre Point

The four-piece combo from london comprising Seori Burnett, Neil Scott, Keith Gilles and Iain Shedden play jangling country rock characterised ...More

Good Pop! Bad Pop!
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th November 2017 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Centre Point

Kick off the weekend with the best and worst of pop music....More

Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Key
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd September 2017 

The Roxy 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

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The House of Wallpaper
The House of Wallpaper
Foodie Events | Until 4th October 2017 

19 Greek Street 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

Experimental chef, Pedro Passinhas, is set to launch his latest pop-up restaurant 'Off the Wall & onto the Plate' during ...More

 
Emma
Theatre | On 22nd September 2017 

St George's Church 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

Dot Productions presents Non Vaughan-Thomas's adaptation of Jane Austen's comic novel, in which a young would-be match-maker schemes to romantically ...More

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Centre Point

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Janine Johnson And Hamish Stuart
Concerts | On 22nd September 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 4 minutes walk from Centre Point

Funk and soul from the acclaimed vocalists accompanied by pianist Alex Bennet, guitarist Dave Ital, bassist Simon Little and drummer ...More

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The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
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Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
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Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
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Olle
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DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
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Brockwell Park

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The Store Studios
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Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

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Finsbury Park

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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