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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
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  25% 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 £110  42% 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 London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  30% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 7 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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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near WH Smith

The best shops and markets near WH Smith
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 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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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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Cooking With Juniper
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 17th February 2018 - 4.30pm
WH Smith, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from WH Smith
A live comedy cookery programme presented by Juniper Berry and her daughter, Cointreau....More
 
 
 
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A Monster Calls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th July to 25th August 2018
WH Smith, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
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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Amadeus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd January to 17th February 2018
WH Smith, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Following a sell-out run last year, Amadeus returns to the Olivier in 2018. Adam Gillen and Lucian Msamati, who "cuts a swaggering figure in Game of ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
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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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Sights and Attractions near WH Smith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
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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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Restaurants near WH Smith

What are the best dining options near WH Smith London?
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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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Education near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
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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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 16 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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Leisure near WH Smith

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 | 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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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
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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Pubs near WH Smith

The best pubs near London WH Smith.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near WH Smith

WH Smith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 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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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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Meeting venue hire near WH Smith

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 | 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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Bump
Theatre | Until 18th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A fast-paced, highly physical comedy in which a previously harmonious couple struggle to deal with their new close quarters as ...More

Stud
Theatre | Until 18th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A funny, defiant, inspiring piece that explores gender, ambition and what it takes to make dreams come true. Presented as ...More

Witt 'N Camp
Comedy | On 17th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Wild character skits and mad vocal skills from Holly Campbell and Charlie Howitt....More

Johnny White Really-Really: Pigeons
Comedy | Until 18th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Offbeat humour about life's big questions as the stand-up presents his debut hour....More

Destination Planet Earth!
Theatre | On 17th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Soft Machines presents the tale of Dave who loves old monster and sci-fi movies and believes in aliens, using an ...More

Doktor James's Bad Skemes
Doktor James's Bad Skemes
Comedy | Until 18th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Anarchic humour from the winner of the IYAF Brighton Fringe Stand-Up Comedy Award, James Bennison aka Doktor James. The comedian ...More

 
The Bleeding Heart Ball
The Bleeding Heart Ball
Theatre | On 17th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

This February, Gypsy Disco and Shotgun Carousel, two top immersive event organisers, have partnered to present The Bleeding Heart Ball. ...More

 
One Duck Down
One Duck Down
Theatre | Until 19th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

FacePlant Theatre present a physical theatre and clowning production based on the true tale that saw 7,000 Rubber Ducks cast ...More

 
Chivaree Circus & Upstage Creative: Becoming Shades
Dance | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The contemporary circus troupe Chivaree Circus brings together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, in a re-imagining of ...More

Caravan Theatre
Theatre | Until 10th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The Caravan Theatre at VAULT Festival brings various evocative, humorous and intriguing newly written 20 minute plays to a small ...More

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Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
SOMNAI
SOMNAI
Theatre | From 1st March 

Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
Concerts | On 29th September 

Barbican Centre

Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
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The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
Coraline
Concerts | From 29th March 

Barbican Centre

The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
Concerts | From 29th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second ...More

 
English National Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | From 16th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Daniel Kramer directs his first opera since becoming English National Opera's artistic director in August 2016, a new production of romantic tragedy La traviata starring Claudia Boyle as ...More

English National Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Concerts | From 1st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Robert Carsen's classic production of A Midsummer Night's Dream returns to the London Coliseum this spring. Benjamin Britten's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's romantic comedy has choreography by Matthew ...More

Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
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Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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