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Aldwych Area

London, England
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One way street

Aldwych is a one way street and also the name of the area surrounding the street. This short street... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Named after trees

Aldwych refers to old trees with overhanging branches. It's nowadays a one-way eastbound only route... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Aldwych is a one way street and also the name of the area surrounding the street. This short street is a crescent, connected to the Strand at both ends. It forms part of the A4 route and carries traffic in a one way eastbound direction.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Aldwych refers to old trees with overhanging branches. It's nowadays a one-way eastbound only route carrying traffic around (and to) the northern entrance to Waterloo Bridge. Thus it is to all intents and purposes part of a giant roundabout. But enough of the road and...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Looped through here as we walked up the Strand - heading for Covent Garden. There are a few historic properties here e.g. - the Aldwych Theatre and the Novello Theatre houses. Its ok, but there are more interesting parts of London to see.

Thank James P
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Probably this is what would geographically be central London...... although nothing happens here nowadays. No need to cover the history, already done, as Aldwych nowadays is the intersection between the Strand and Charing Cross road with the street coming south from Holborn.

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great for Covent Garden and there is the eponymous theatre and a lot of history and a whole host of other places mentioned in previous reviews.

Thank moot
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is very pleasant part of the city with a great history. The first settlement was established here in the 7th century, a village and a trading point called Ludenwic (which meant London trading town). Later it was known as Ealdwic (“old market place”) which...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The name of this area comes from the old Saxon settlement here next to the Thames.The strangely shaped Bush House is partially built on the site of the old Gaiety Theatre.Lots of prominent buildings are nearby including Somerset House and Royal Courts of Justice.

Thank wingate
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Hilton in this area. I found a ton of things within walking distance like the Eye, the theater district, and Big Ben. It's a cool area and next time I am in London I would like to stay in the same...More

1  Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We had been to visit Trafalgar Square and we decided to take a walk along the Strand to see the sights there. Eventually, we came to the junction where Aldwych branches off the Strand in an arc. Further on, at the site of Australia House,...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 13 September 2015

There is a dedicated review site for 'Aldwych Tube Station' which can be visited occasionally by guided tour, but people still put their reviews of that 'attraction' here. Also there's a recent review for a West End Show somewhere or other which will be long...More

1  Thank WMIM
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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