The West Central postcode area of London is further divided into two postal districts – WC1 being one of them. It consists primarily of the borough of Camden, with a very small portion of the City of London and Islington being covered as well. WC1 has several sub-sections that are denoted by an additional letter in their names. New Oxford Street is covered under sub-section WC1A. The popular literary area of London – Bloomsbury – is located in WC1B. University College London is in WC1E, and so on. Renowned London landmarks such as Tavistock Square, Russell Square, St Pancras Church, Coram’s Fields and The Foundling Museum are located here, bringing in thousands of visitors and tourists to the area regularly.
WC1 is known for its large number of medical institutions. The National Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Royal London Homeopathic Hospital are all located in the vicinity. As well as these large facilities, numerous doctors specialising in varied fields also occupy office space in the area. You can find other businesses such as legal services firms, solicitors, realty companies, hospitality houses and advertising agencies in the district too.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Bloomsbury Theatre and Renoir Cinema are ideal options for those who are seeking a relaxed evening of entertainment. For a more energetic scene head to any one of the numerous clubs and bars in the vicinity, including The Big Chill House, Scala, Queen’s Larder, and The Easton. Strada is an extremely popular destination for dining out in WC1. The Italian food that you are served here compares to the best in the city. Giraffe restaurant offers exotic international fare, whereas Yo Sushi is a must visit for some delectable Japanese food.
Russell Square, Holborn, Euston, King’s Cross, Farringdon, Angel, and Goodge Street tube stations are all in the area and within walking distance of each other. So no matter which sub-section of WC1 you are in, there will be easy access to the underground network. St Pancras International and Euston provide access to mainline railway services, with the Eurostar terminal offering onward train journeys into Europe.