Leicester Square and its adjacent streets have always been world renowned.
Steeped in history, Leicester Square was first laid out in the 1600s and is one of London’s most iconic squares. The square is most well-known for being the venue for some of the most prestigious film premieres which are held in London. Odeon, Vue, and Empire Cinemas all have famous cinemas located on the square. Film premieres which have been shown include many of the biggest Box Office hits, including many James Bond films, all the movies in the Harry Potter franchise, and this summer’s smash hit Dunkirk.
Additionally, there are a number of different entertainment venues on Leicester Square and its adjacent streets. Located just a short walk away from Covent Garden, well-located streets such as Bedfordbury have easy access to key entertainment and culture venues. These include the Royal Opera House, the London Transport Museum, and Covent Garden Market. In addition, homes located in this area have easy access to a wealth of nightlife and entertainment venues, including the Hippodrome Casino, basement drinking establishment Club 49, and celebrated club Café de Paris.
The streets surrounding Leicester Square, including picturesque Bedfordbury boast fantastic transport links with the rest of the city and the country at large. The area is within walking distance of major tube stations such as Leicester Square, and Covent Garden. In addition, the area is located very close to Charring Cross Railway Station which caters for mainline trains around the country. All these facilities and easy access to transport make this area a fantastic place to live in. Here at Robert Irving Burns, we have a fantastic apartment available in this area which could be perfect for your needs!