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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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Lambeth North Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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 £106  28% 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 £106  23% 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
 
 
 
Park Plaza London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  29% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
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 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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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from WH Smith
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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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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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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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Landscape Learn
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 5.30pm-7.30pm
WH Smith, Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More
 
 
 
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Pop That Jazz
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 26th Oct, 2nd Nov, 9th Nov, 16th Nov, 23rd Nov and 30th Nov 2017 - 8pm
WH Smith, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
...More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 3rd October 2008 to 30th December 2017
WH Smith, Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from WH Smith
One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. Having started its life in the ...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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Oasis Farm Waterloo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
18 Carlisle Lane, SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
This half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for ... 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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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... 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 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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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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WH Smith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from WH Smith
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 | 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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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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 30th December 2017 

Houses of Parliament 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be staged in The Vaults beneath ...More

 
Out Of Office
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2017 

Morley Gallery 8 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 10 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Carola Grahn: Notes On Hide
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Using reindeer hides as a medium, the artist's works explore the friction between western and Sami worldviews....More

Geir Tore Holm: The Right To The Land And The Water
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The film narrates the thoughts and observations of public activists, artists, lawyers, politicians, historians and land users affected by the ...More

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After a successful summer season, the Magic Roundabout is back is back for winter....More

 
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Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

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The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
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The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

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The Grand, Clapham

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Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

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Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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White Cube Bermondsey

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Jermyn Street Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
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The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

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Concerts | On 12th November 

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