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St Thomas's Hospital, South Bank, Labeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EH
 
 
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A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, videos, DVDs, CDs, computer games and electronics. The range of stationary, cards and magazines is impressive, and it offers good value for books, music, films and games, although the selection tends to be limited.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

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Waterloo Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  31% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  24% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
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
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  30% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
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 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
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 WH Smith
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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The best shops and markets near WH Smith
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 28th February 2017
WH Smith, Millbank, SW1P | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Staged in the shadow of the Houses of Parliament for 18 years, the Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race pitches MPs, Lords and ...More
 
 
 
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Crowley & Co: The Night
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 1st March 2017 - 8.30pm
WH Smith, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Regular variety showcase in which the company perform unpredictable, irreplicable and unmissable bite-size theatre pieces....More
 
 
 
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The Night
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 1st March 2017 - 8.30pm-9.30pm
WH Smith, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
A comedy variety showcase from Crowley and Co and featuring appearances by Andy Goddard, Molly Beth Morossa and Lucy Farrett, hosted by Tom Crowley....More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
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Garden Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor. The ... More
 
 
 
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Big Ben
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Sir Charles Barry sought advice from Benjamin Lewis Vuillamy - clockmaker to the Queen - and Augustus Pugin when it came to designing the clock ... More
 
 
 
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Ichi Sushi and Sashimi Bar
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Joel
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
First Floor, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Near WH Smith
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 16 minutes from WH Smith
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 | 17 minutes from WH Smith
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 21 minutes from WH Smith
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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WH Smith gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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 WH Smith
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 WH Smith
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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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 12 minutes from WH Smith
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London WH Smith.
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 11 minutes from WH Smith
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
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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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
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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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes from WH Smith
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near WH Smith.
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
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Westminster Abbey
London > Business > Venue Hire
Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 1100 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Half A Sixpence
Theatre | Until 6th May 2017 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Half A Sixpence, the musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul, is staged ...More

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
English National Opera: Rigoletto
Concerts | Until 28th February 2017 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Elaine Tyler-Hall directs a revival of Jonathan Miller's acclaimed staging of Verdi's tragic opera about a hunchbacked jester, who is ...More

The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Adapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner charts the heartrending story of friends ...More

 
The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

Duke of York's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Director John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and ...More

 
Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
Concerts | On 28th February 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from Wh Smith

This concert will feature the winner of the Max and Peggy Morgan prize for viola....More

Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Australia's Impressionists
Australia's Impressionists
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The National Gallery showcases four innovative Australian Impressionist artists in a new exhibition this December. The first UK exhibition of ...More

 
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The National Gallery displays Cagnacci's Italian Baroque masterpiece, The Repentant Magdalene, this February - the first time the piece has ...More

 

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With a programme created by food writers Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles, London Food Month will incorporate hundreds of events across the capital - from breakfasts to late-night supper clubs - to represent the ...More

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An enchanted woodland-themed party featuring music from Tell Tale Tusk, performance from Chivaree Circus and ...More

 
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Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

Various Venues London

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Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

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Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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