Situated in the Marylebone area, in the City of Westminster, Wimpole Street is predominantly known for the numerous medical facilities of leading practitioners and doctors that it houses. Its long-standing association with the medical profession has earned it an important place in the city, one that is frequented by an increasingly large number of visitors. The main offices of the British Dental Association and the Royal Society of Medicine are located on the street. The area is also an outstanding example of the gorgeous Baroque architecture that can be experienced in most of the buildings on the street. Famous London attractions such as the BBC Broadcasting House and the historical building of All Souls Church Langham Place are located here.
A wide variety of businesses rent serviced offices in the vicinity. Employment agencies, holding companies, investment firms, recruitment companies, estate agents, accountants, property developers and architects dominate the area. Wimpole Street is also home to famous retail spaces such as the Jane Packer Florist shop, which is renowned worldwide for its stunningly beautiful arrangements and blooms. Ladies fashion houses are also a big draw in the vicinity.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Artesian Bar is considered one of London’s most glamorous bars and is an ideal option for an evening of fun and revelry. If you’re in the mood to enjoy great classical music, Wigmore Hall is within walking distance. For classic British fare that offers an authentic taste of the country, you can make your way to 108 Marylebone Lane. The Fat of the Land is another superb eatery that leaves you wanting more of the authentic Mediterranean cuisine that they serve.
Bond Street tube station is the closest on the underground network, with access to the Central and Northern lines. Oxford Circus tube station is a short walk away and serves the area well. There are two railway stations within easy walking distance that provide access to mainline railway services, Euston and Marylebone. Welbeck and Harley Street car parks offer ample parking to people driving to the area.