Wardour Street is a one-way road in the world renowned Soho district of central London. The famous architect Sir Archibald Wardour was responsible for designing the majority of the buildings on the street, which is how it got its name. Considered as one of the most cosmopolitan parts of the city, the street is home to people of many different nationalities – all of whom coexist peacefully with their British neighbours. The area is also regarded as one of the most fashionable in London and attracts thousands of visitors who are looking for a taste of this magnificent city.
Wardour Street is often referred to as the hub of the British Film industry because it houses the executive suites of famous film companies. The distribution and post-production arms of these companies are also situated on the street. Another type of business that thrives in the area is the restaurant business. This single street has over 30 restaurants, serving world class cuisine and traditional British fare. Retail spaces such as florists, printers, audio-video stores and introduction agencies also have a presence on the street. Iconic Brand Agency, Print Room Soho Ltd, The Casting Co and Alchemy Properties Developments Ltd are a just a few examples of businesses that can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is no lack of entertainment options in the area. Ronnie Scott’s is a popular jazz club where international jazz artists regularly enthral music lovers. The Prince Edward and Soho theatres stage a unique mix of award winning musicals and dramas, and are well worth spending an evening at. Chinese cuisine is well showcased in the vicinity, with multiple restaurants serving tasty dishes. Wong Kei is one of the most famous and is usually packed to capacity. Meza is where you need to be if you’re seeking Mediterranean food.
Tottenham Court Road is the closest tube station and is just a short walk away from the street. Piccadilly Circus tube station is also within easy walking distance, for additional underground access on the Northern and Piccadilly lines. If you’re driving to the area, you will find convenient parking in any one of the car parks in the locality.