WH Smith

 
 
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London Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 7NQ
 
 
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Mon to Fri 5:00 - 00:00, Sat 5:00 - 23:00, Sun 8:00 - 22:00
 

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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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Underground Stations

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  28% off
    1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 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 Westminster Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  25% 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
     
     
     
    Tune Hotel - Westminster, London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  30% off
    118-120 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
    With a stay at Tune Hotel - Westminster, London in London (South Bank), you'll be minutes from Florence Nightingale Museum and London Aquarium. This hotel is ... 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 | 4 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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    Crockatt and Powell
    London > Shopping > Books
    119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 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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    Stanfords
    London > Shopping > Books
    12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 15 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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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 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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    Greensmiths Market
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 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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    Konditor & Cook
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 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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    wonder.land
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
    A brand new musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, wonder.land is Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini's hotly anticipated musical take on Lewis Carroll's much admired ...More
     
     
     
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    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 12 minutes from WH Smith
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    The Slug And Lettuce
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
    Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
     
     
     
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    The Vaults, Arch 233
    London > Entertainment >
    10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 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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    BFI IMAX Cinema
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
    With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
     
     
     
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    London Dungeon
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    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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    Sea Life London Aquarium
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
     
     
     
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    Shrek's Adventure
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction. A ... More
     
     
     
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    Brasserie Blanc
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Seasonal French fare from Raymond Blanc's team is on offer at 20 brasseries across the UK, including seven in London. In 1996, Raymond opened his first ... More
     
     
     
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    Yo! Sushi
    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 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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    Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
    Dotted with steakhouses, grills, diners and burger joints, London isn't exactly lacking when it comes to options on where to find a good piece of meat, ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 10 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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 15 minutes from WH Smith
    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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    London College Of Communication
    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 17 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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    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 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 | 3 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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    Bernie Spain Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
    Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
     
     
     
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 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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    The Anchor & Hope
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
    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 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
    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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    Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 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 | 8 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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    Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
    Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
     
     
     
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    London County Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
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    Skylon
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    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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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
     
     
     
     
     

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    Sea Life After Dark
    Leisure | On 4th September 2015 

    Sea Life London Aquarium 3 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Enjoy penguins, crocodiles and jellyfish during the evening with a drink and a meal to complete the journey....More

    Badge Making: Workshop
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Create your own pin badges....More

    Dineo Seshee Bopape
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Sculptural installations and video montages by the South African artist, exploring sociopolitical notions of memory, narration and representation....More

    A Room for London
    A Room for London
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Three years after it was originally built as a temporary structure, A Room For London is set to stay open ...More

     
    Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
    Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
    Kids Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    To the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers ...More

     
    Miss Behave's Gameshow
    Theatre | Until 25th September 2015 

    London Wonderground Spiegeltent 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    A renegade Gameshow for the austerity generation. It's part Gameshow; part Variety Show, part Disco... and everyone's a winner! Games, ...More

    Briefs
    Briefs
    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    London Wonderground Spiegeltent 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    London Wonderground favourites the Briefs boys return after a dazzling, sell-out run in 2014. Hosted by the vodka swilling transvestite, ...More

     
    London Wonderground
    London Wonderground
    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    London Wonderground Spiegeltent 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    The splendid London Wonderground Spiegeltent returns for a fourth year, bringing Coney Island-style attractions and cabaret performed in the shadow ...More

     
    Briefs: The Second Coming
    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    London Wonderground Spiegeltent 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    This raunchy all-male Australian boylesque troupe performs circus tricks and aerial acrobatics....More

    Carsten Holler: Decision
    Carsten Holler: Decision
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Hayward Gallery 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

    Especially-commissioned slides invite courageous visitors to Carsten Holler's summer exhibition at the Hayward to travel from the gallery's iconic glass ...More

     
     
     
     
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