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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Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £62  41% 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 £119  30% 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 £114  31% 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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Alternative Books nearest 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
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 20 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Map and travel experts since 1853, Stanfords has been trading in the Covent Garden area since the nineteenth century and in 2019 moved from Long Acre, ... 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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Dante's In-Furlough
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd December 2020 to 31st January 2021 - Various Times
Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Navigate the seven circles of Hell to attend The Devil's wedding in an interactive, socially distanced show inspired by Shel Silverstien's poem Billy Markham And The ...More
 
 
 
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Nightingale In 200 Objects: Leader, Icon And Pioneer
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st August 2020 to 7th March 2021 - 10.15am-4.30pm
Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 | 5 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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House Of VANS London
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arches 228-232 Station Approach Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
In the midst of Leeke Street tunnel, one of the biggest graffiti canvases in London, and opposite The Vaults you'll find House of Vans, ... 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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The Duke of Sussex
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Baylis Road, SE1 | 1 minute from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop
Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium Green gives locals a warm and welcoming place to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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Dick Whittington
Theatre | Until 23rd January 2021 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

For one year only, the newly transformed Olivier theatre hosts Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd's update to the folk tale ...More

Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2021 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

More than 260 photographs which document and celebrate the lives of South Africa's black lesbian, gay, trans, queer and intersex ...More

Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

A year-long exhibition brings together some 35 works by the Hungarian artist, including graphic works, photographs, films and paintings created ...More

Bruce Nauman
Exhibitions | Until 21st February 2021 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Immersive installations with an emphasis on sound and moving image by the Indiana-born artist, shown alongside poetic sculptures and neon ...More

Mischief Movie Night
Comedy | Until 31st January 2021 

Vaudeville Theatre 16 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, return to their comedy roots with an improvised movie live on ...More

Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 16 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 16 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 16 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Artemisia
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

National Gallery 17 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

This first major exhibition of 17th-century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi's work includes two versions of her painting Judith Beheading Holofernes ...More

Take One Picture 2020
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2021 

National Gallery 17 minutes walk from Ian Allan's Transport Bookshop

Children from 37 primary schools across the UK respond creatively to George Bellows's 1912 painting Men Of The Docks, which ...More

 
 
 
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