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Elephant&Castle Shopping Centre, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SZ
 
 
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Weekdays: 8.30am-6pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10.30am-4.30pm
 

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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

Underground Stations

 
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  22% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  33% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 11 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
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £74  28% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 12 minutes from WH Smith
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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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 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
 
 
 
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 | 21 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
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 34 minutes from WH Smith
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 WH Smith

The best shops and markets near WH Smith
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
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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Club Mofo Presents Light Asylum + Sink Ya Teeth + Secret Power
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 7.30pm-1.30am
WH Smith, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 1 minute from WH Smith
...More
 
 
 
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Dogfight
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th to 31st August 2019 - Various Times
WH Smith, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
An amateur adaptation of the film of the same name....More
 
 
 
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Once On This Island
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th to 31st August 2019 - Various Times
WH Smith, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
An amateur adaptation of The Little Mermaid fable made into a musical....More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 1 minute from WH Smith
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 1 minute from WH Smith
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near WH Smith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near WH Smith

What are the best dining options near WH Smith London?
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
... More
 
 
 
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 4 minutes from WH Smith
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobster Pot
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
French seafood restaurant that puts the kitsch in kitchen. London isn’t particularly renowned for its seafood (nor for that matter is Kennington renowned for its restaurants) but ... More
 
 
 
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Education near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 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 | 27 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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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 29 minutes from WH Smith
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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WH Smith gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 14 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
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from WH Smith
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Sussex
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Baylis Road, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
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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WH Smith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 1 minute from WH Smith
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from WH Smith
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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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from WH Smith
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near WH Smith.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from WH Smith
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from WH Smith
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Dogfight
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

An amateur adaptation of the film of the same name....More

Once On This Island
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

An amateur adaptation of The Little Mermaid fable made into a musical....More

Robert Capa: D-Day in 35mm
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 8 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 31st December 2019 

Gatsby's Drugstore 12 minutes walk from Wh Smith

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 
A Very Expensive Poison
Theatre | Until 5th October 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 13 minutes walk from Wh Smith

John Crowley directs the world premiere staging of Lucy Prebble's bold reimagining of the events behind the 2006 death of ...More

Tree
Tree
Theatre | Until 24th August 2019 

The Young Vic 14 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Taking you on a musical journey in search of the soul and the spirit of contemporary South Africa, Tree is ...More

 
The Pimm's Garden
The Pimm's Garden
Seasonal | Until 31st August 2019 

Flat Iron Square 14 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Pimm's and summer go hand-in-hand so it makes perfect sense that the drinks brand is taking over Flat Iron Square ...More

 
Double Bill 1
Theatre | Until 25th August 2019 

The Bunker 15 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Jade Lewis directs Abraham Adeyemi's All The Sh*t I Can't Say To My Dad produced by Creative Blue Balls and ...More

The Bridges Of Madison County
Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 15 minutes walk from Wh Smith

An Italian immigrant housewife falls under the spell of a National Geographic photographer while her family are away at the ...More

The Real: Three Propositions
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2019 

White Cube Bermondsey 17 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Contrasting work by painters Peter Dreher, Konrad Klapheck and Des Lawrence....More

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Colours
Colours
Entertainment 

Mothership Group, the team behind the Queen of Hoxton and The Book Club, gives us ...More

 
Foragers Of The Foreshore
Exhibitions | From 24th September 

Bargehouse

An expansive exhibition at the Bargehouse on mudlarking on the River Thames, Foragers of the Foreshore is curated by Florence Evans and features photographic portraits of mudlarkers taken by Hannah Smiles. Meet Mudlarker in Residence ...More

Royal Docks
Attractions 

The biggest enclosed docks in the world, with around 250 acres of water, the Royal Docks encompass three docks....More

Ophelia Rewound
Theatre | From 22nd August 

Camden People's Theatre

Antigoni Spanou's solo performance weaves projection mapping, the story of Shakespeare's Ophelia and her own lived experience to examine the stereotypes around women and mental health. Highlighted as one of the best Camden Fringe shows ...More

One Day At The Disco
One Day At The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th August 

Three Mills Island

A massive ten hours of disco and house are certainly one way to put the ...More

 
Thabiso Sekgala: Here Is Elsewhere
Thabiso Sekgala: Here Is Elsewhere
Exhibitions | From 28th August 

Southbank Centre

Fifty works by the late South African photographer, ...More

 
Astana Ballet
Astana Ballet
Dance | From 12th September 

Linbury Theatre

The Republic of Kazakhstan's leading ballet company performs four one-act ballets at the Royal Opera ...More

 
Electric Soul Festival
Electric Soul Festival
Concerts | On 7th September 

The O2 Arena

A brand new one day only festival that's music to the ears of soul fans,the ...More

 
What Girls Are Made Of
What Girls Are Made Of
Theatre | From 9th September 

Soho Theatre

Actor, musician and playwright Cora Bissett used her own diaries to document her life from ...More

 
The Fishermen
Theatre | From 3rd September 

Trafalgar Studios

New Perspectives' award-winning staging of Chigozie Obioma's powerful allegory of brotherhood based on the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel. Adapted for the stage by Gbolahan Obisesan, The Fishermen tells the powerful story of four brothers ...More

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Theatre | From 21st September 

Trafalgar Studios

Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner (best known for ...More

 
Noises Off
Noises Off
Theatre | From 27th September 

Garrick Theatre

Meera Syal, Lloyd Owen and Daniel Rigby star in Michael Frayn's classic comedy which follows ...More

 
The Espresso Room, Holborn
The Espresso Room, Holborn
Dining 

Renowned as one of London's best, and first, ...More

 
The Espresso Room, Southampton Row
The Espresso Room, Southampton Row
Dining 

Renowned as one of London's best, and first, ...More

 
The Espresso Room, Covent Garden
The Espresso Room, Covent Garden
Dining 

Renowned as one of London's best, and first, ...More

 
Haya
Haya
Dining 

Offering Tel Aviv-inspired cuisine across two floors, Haya is an all-day Mediterranean restaurant in west ...More

 
Liv
Liv
Dining 

Offering a neighbourhood hub for residents of Belgravia, Chelsea and Battersea, Liv is an all-day ...More

 
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Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
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Looking for the best places to fill up ...More

 
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Best Food Halls in London
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With Market Halls, Arcade and Seven Dials Market opening in one year, food halls ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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