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Strand, London

The Strand is a famous road in London, linking Westminster and the City of London.

In the west it starts at Trafalgar Square, and then goes broadly northeast, staying roughly 200m away from the River Thames. It carries on to the border with the City, becoming Fleet Street at it.

The strand, and Aldwych has been urbanised since Saxon times, when it was the major place of settlement, just outside of the old Roman city walls.

Tube stations: Charing Cross, Aldwych (disused).


The Savoy Hotel and Theatre are just off the Strand.