Westminster is an area of central London, located wholly in the City of Westminster. The area derives its name from the famous West Minster, also known as the Monastery Church. It is this historical structure that has given its name to Westminster Abbey as well. The entire British Nation has been ruled and governed from this area for more than a thousand years. The main seats of British government including the Houses of Parliament and the enormous ministries of Whitehall are all located in the vicinity, as is Buckingham Palace. Millions of visitors and tourists flock to Westminster to enjoy its various attractions such as The National Gallery, as well as Tate Britain, which is home to a most magnificent permanent exhibition of British Art.
The serviced offices of various arms of the British government are located in the area. Other businesses such as media companies, investment consultants, computer services firms, and financial institutions also have a presence here. Snazzy new shopping centres such as the Cardinal Place offer great retail therapy to the thousands of shoppers that come to the area each year. Smaller retail spaces including florists, second hand book stores, antique dealers and clothing boutiques also do profitable trade in the locality. Businesses in the area include CMC Partnership, Limestone Gallery UK Limited, Genesis Wines and we are experience.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Theatres, art galleries, museums, cinemas, night clubs, bars and pubs; Westminster has them all and more besides. Some of the popular haunts that will give you a unique taste of London nightlife include The Reform Club, the Red Lion Pub, and The Albert. There are more than 100 restaurants in the vicinity, serving great food that will leave you wanting more. This includes the Bonefish Grill, which offers great American food, Yak and Yetis for Indian and Nepalese fare, and Los Arcos, which serves up tasty Mexican cuisine.
There are numerous tube stations that serve the area and provide connectivity to other parts of London. Depending on which area you are in, you will be within easy walking distance of St James’s Park, Westminster, Victoria, Piccadilly Circus and Green Park stations. The mainline services can be accessed through Charing Cross and Victoria railway stations. Several road and bus routes will conveniently take you wherever you wish to go in London.