Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop  

 
 
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45-46 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 7RG
 
 
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Open from 9:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 17:00 Saturday
 

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Transport books, CD-Roms, videos and model buses, trains etc

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  22% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  28% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  33% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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 | 8 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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 | 19 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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 Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

The best shops and markets near Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
 
 
 
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A Monster Calls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th July to 25th August 2018
Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Sally Cookson - the director behind Jane Eyre and Peter Pan at the National Theatre - creates a stage version of Patrick Ness's magical realist novel, ...More
 
 
 
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Mood Music
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st April to 30th June 2018
Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The world premiere of Mood Music, a new play by Joe Penhall, author of the award-winning West End musical Sunny Afternoon, marks the 200th birthday of ...More
 
 
 
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Jennifer Johnston & Cameron Richardson-Eames
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 25th June 2018 - 6pm
Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop, 7 Exton Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events. Prime among them is the annual ... More
 
 
 
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Farm Waterloo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
18 Carlisle Lane, SE1 | 6 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
This half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for ... More
 
 
 
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
 
 
 
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Inshoku
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
23 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Japanese cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
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Scooterworks Bar and Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
132 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Scooterworks may sound like a place to pick up a two wheeled motorised vehicle but the smell of coffee soon suggests there's something more. "We never ... More
 
 
 
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The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Near Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 14 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 19 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 1 minute from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop.
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
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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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
 

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Sea Wall
Theatre | Until 30th June 2018 

Old Vic Theatre 3 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Andrew Scott reprises his solo performance in Simon Stephens's moving drama of loss and reflection, directed by George Perrin....More

Mood Music
Mood Music
Theatre | Until 30th June 2018 

Old Vic Theatre 3 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

The world premiere of Mood Music, a new play by Joe Penhall, author of the award-winning West End musical Sunny ...More

 
Fun Home
Fun Home
Theatre | Until 1st September 2018 

The Young Vic 4 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Winner of five Tony Awards, this is an electrifying musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel which took America by ...More

 
Jennifer Johnston & Cameron Richardson-Eames
Concerts | On 25th June 2018 

1901 Arts Club 4 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

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Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Sea Life London Aquarium 7 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Opening to the public on 24th March 2018, just in time for the Easter holidays, Rainforest Adventure brings the UK's ...More

 
Lee Bul
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

Southbank Centre 8 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Occupying the entire gallery, this exhibition includes documentation of early performances, sculptural works from the iconic Monster, Cyborg and Anagram ...More

The Purcell School Freddy Morgan Piano Recitals
Concerts | On 25th June 2018 

Southbank Centre 8 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Pianists Bunny Liu, Cherry Ge, Kasparas Mikuzis and Chea Woom perform works by Schubert, Ravel, Liszt, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Schumann and ...More

A Child's Guide To Brutalism
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Southbank Centre 8 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

This new display offers an insight into the history of brutalism and how our 1960s buildings came to be. It ...More

Larry Dean: Fandan
Comedy | On 25th June 2018 

Underbelly Festival 8 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

The Glaswegian, who was crowned Scottish Comedian Of The Year when he was just 23, shares stories of his globe-trotting ...More

Circolombia
Circolombia
Theatre | Until 14th July 2018 

Underbelly Festival 8 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Circolombia, the Colombian circus company from Bogota, returns to the UK as part of the Underbelly Festival after taking Edinburgh ...More

 

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