Located in the Covent Garden district of central London, Great Queen Street enjoys a convenient position close to the trendy and exciting West End. It was once known simply as Queen Street taking on the name Great Queen Street from around 1670. With its strong links to the Freemasons, Great Queen Street has a long and varied history. A number of historical and cultural places of interest can be found within easy reach of this street, including the London Film Museum, the London Transport Museum, the Cartoon Museum and Sir John Soane’s Museum, among others.
You will find many Masonic buildings, offices and shops on Great Queen Street, as the street has very strong links to the Freemasons. Freemasons’ Hall, which is the HQ of the United Great Lodge of England, can be found here. There are a number of other businesses that have office space on the street, including solicitors, graphic designers, financial advisors, recruitment agencies and advertising agencies.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Plenty of entertainment is right on the doorstep at Great Queens Street. The New London Theatre is just around the corner and a variety of other theatres can be found within a couple of minutes’ walk. Jazz clubs, comedy clubs and live music venues are also within each reach. You can dine out at one of a variety of fabulous restaurants serving up everything from South Asian, Italian and French cuisine to British dishes and fresh seafood. There are delis, cafes, fine dining establishments and even ice cream parlours just a stone’s throw from Great Queen Street.
Holborn tube station is only short walk from Great Queen Street, as is Convent Garden underground. You can also reach the mainline services at Charing Cross railway station, while City Thameslink is just a little further away. Conveniently located secure parking facilities are provided in the immediate vicinity for drivers, and there are also excellent bus and taxi services at your disposal.