Whitehall is the name given to the area which surrounds the road travelling from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea. The entire road is lined with major government establishments and is often considered the heart of the Queen’s government. There are a number of major offices and sights including The Admiralty Buildings, the Cabinet Office, the Churchill War Rooms, the Horse Guards Parade and Trafalgar Square. It is also close to the London Eye as well as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
Whitehall is at the heart of business and governance in London, with numerous executive suites and offices occupied by trade organizations and government agencies. There are also relocation services, design firms, training consultants, house & landscape services, architects and electrical contractors in the area as well as accountants, insurance companies, employment agencies, translation services, business consultancies, and research organizations. Whitehall also has offices for the United Nations Association of Great Britain & Northern Ireland.
Entertainment And Dining Out
A number of entertainment venues are located in and around the area like the London Coliseum and Garrick Theatre. The 99 Club and Comedy Store are ideal for those looking for humour while The Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre is all about great live music. The area is also known for its wide variety of cuisine with places like The Sherlock Holmes serving traditional British cuisine and Thai Square offering an interesting array of tasty Thai delicacies.
Whitehall is close to Charing Cross and Embankment tube stations, both just a few minutes from the area and providing easy access to the underground. Charing Cross and Victoria railway stations provide links to the over ground lines while the bus and taxi networks in Whitehall are efficient and reliable.