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West End theatre

West EndLondonLondon's West End
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a region of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated. Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland.
West End theatre is mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres in and near the West End of London.

City of Westminster

WestminsterLondon Borough of WestminsterWestminster, London
The West End covers part of the boroughs of Westminster and Camden. Medieval London comprised two adjacent cities – the City of London to the east, and the City of Westminster to the west. One of the local government wards within the City of Westminster is called "West End".
It occupies much of the central area of Greater London including most of the West End.

London Borough of Camden

CamdenCamden, LondonBorough of Camden
The West End covers part of the boroughs of Westminster and Camden.
Historically in Middlesex, some southern (more central) areas of the borough, such as Holborn, are sometimes described as part of the West End of London.

City of London

CityLondonthe City
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a region of Central London, west of the City of London and north of the River Thames, in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated. Medieval London comprised two adjacent cities – the City of London to the east, and the City of Westminster to the west.
The urban area expanded beyond the borders of the City of London, most notably during this period towards the West End and Westminster.

Holborn

Holborn BarHolborn CircusHolborn, London
The areas closest to the City around Holborn, Seven Dials, and Covent Garden contained poorer communities that were cleared and redeveloped in the 19th century. By this definition, the West End borders Temple, Holborn and Bloomsbury to the east, Regent's Park to the north, Paddington, Hyde Park and Knightsbridge to the west, and Victoria and Westminster to the south.
The area is sometimes described as part of the West End of London.

Soho

Soho, LondonBroad Street pumpSoho district
Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland. According to Ed Glinert's West End Chronicles (2006) the districts falling within the West End are Mayfair, Soho, Covent Garden, Fitzrovia and Marylebone.
Soho is an area of the City of Westminster, part of the West End of London.

Seven Dials, London

Seven DialsLondon landmarkseven-way junction
The areas closest to the City around Holborn, Seven Dials, and Covent Garden contained poorer communities that were cleared and redeveloped in the 19th century.
Seven Dials is a road junction in Covent Garden in the London Borough of Camden, West End of London where seven streets converge.

Leicester Square

Leicester HouseLeicester FieldsLeicester Place
Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland.
Leicester Square is a pedestrianised square in the West End of London, England.

Regent Street

Lower Regent StreetRegent Street, LondonHeddon Street
Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland.
Regent Street is a major shopping street in the West End of London.

Bond Street

New Bond StreetOld Bond Street50 New Bond Street
Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland.
Bond Street in the West End of London links Piccadilly in the south to Oxford Street in the north.

London

London, EnglandLondon, United KingdomLondon, UK
Medieval London comprised two adjacent cities – the City of London to the east, and the City of Westminster to the west.
The West End is London's main entertainment and shopping district, attracting tourists.

Mayfair

Mayfair, LondonMayfair, London, EnglandUpper Brook Street, Mayfair, London
According to Ed Glinert's West End Chronicles (2006) the districts falling within the West End are Mayfair, Soho, Covent Garden, Fitzrovia and Marylebone.
Mayfair is an affluent area in the West End of London towards the eastern edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster, between Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly and Park Lane.

Fitzrovia

Fitzroy StreetFitzroy Street, LondonFitzrovia, London
According to Ed Glinert's West End Chronicles (2006) the districts falling within the West End are Mayfair, Soho, Covent Garden, Fitzrovia and Marylebone.
Fitzrovia is a district in central London, near London's West End, lying partly in the City of Westminster (in the west) and partly in the London Borough of Camden (in the east); north of Oxford Street and Soho between Bloomsbury and Marylebone.

Strand, London

StrandThe StrandThe Strand, London
Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland.
The aristocracy moved to the West End over the 17th century, following which the Strand became well known for coffee shops, restaurants and taverns.

Marylebone

St MaryleboneMarylebone, LondonSt. Marylebone
According to Ed Glinert's West End Chronicles (2006) the districts falling within the West End are Mayfair, Soho, Covent Garden, Fitzrovia and Marylebone.
Marylebone ( or,,, or ) is an area in the West End of London, England, which is part of the City of Westminster.

Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury, London(St George) Bloomsbury90 Great Russell Street
By this definition, the West End borders Temple, Holborn and Bloomsbury to the east, Regent's Park to the north, Paddington, Hyde Park and Knightsbridge to the west, and Victoria and Westminster to the south.
Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London.

Paddington

Paddington, LondonLondon Paddington stationPaddington Green
By this definition, the West End borders Temple, Holborn and Bloomsbury to the east, Regent's Park to the north, Paddington, Hyde Park and Knightsbridge to the west, and Victoria and Westminster to the south.
Paddington is an area within the City of Westminster, in central London, located in the West End of London.

Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge, LondonKnightsbridge GreenKnightsbridge Town Hall
By this definition, the West End borders Temple, Holborn and Bloomsbury to the east, Regent's Park to the north, Paddington, Hyde Park and Knightsbridge to the west, and Victoria and Westminster to the south.
It is identified in the London Plan as one of two international retail centres in London, alongside the West End.

Westminster

Westminster, LondonWestminster, EnglandA part of Central London, England
By this definition, the West End borders Temple, Holborn and Bloomsbury to the east, Regent's Park to the north, Paddington, Hyde Park and Knightsbridge to the west, and Victoria and Westminster to the south.
Westminster is a government district and former capital of the Kingdom of England in Central London within the City of Westminster, part of the West End, on the north bank of the River Thames.

London's New Year's Day Parade

New Year's Day ParadeLondon New Year's Day ParadeLord Mayor Of Westminster's New Years Day Parade
The annual New Year's Day Parade takes place on the streets of the West End.
The London New Year's Day Parade (LNYDP) is an annual parade through the streets of the West End of London on 1 January.

Denmark Street

London's "Tin Pan AlleyTin Pan Alley Denmark Street Studios
Denmark Street is a street on the edge of London's West End running from Charing Cross Road to St Giles High Street.

West End (ward)

West EndWest London
One of the local government wards within the City of Westminster is called "West End".
It is named after the West End of London, which covers a wider area.

Great Portland Street

("Motor Row")Portland
Great Portland Street in the West End of London links Oxford Street with Albany Street and the A501 Marylebone Road and Euston Road.

Covent Garden

Covent Garden MarketNeal StreetConvent Garden
The areas closest to the City around Holborn, Seven Dials, and Covent Garden contained poorer communities that were cleared and redeveloped in the 19th century. Westminster City Council's 2005 report Vision for the West End included the following areas in its definition: Covent Garden, Soho, Chinatown, Leicester Square, the shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, the area encompassing Trafalgar Square, the Strand and Aldwych, and the district known as Theatreland. According to Ed Glinert's West End Chronicles (2006) the districts falling within the West End are Mayfair, Soho, Covent Garden, Fitzrovia and Marylebone.
Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St Martin's Lane and Drury Lane.

Old Compton Street

Compton StreetgayLondon
Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho in the West End of London.