Paddington Guide

Your All In London guide to Paddington

Located within the centre of the City of Westminster and less than two miles from Central London, Paddington is something of a transport hub for those coming from the west of the city. The name Paddington dates back to 1056, when is though to be derived from the Old English meaning ‘place of the farm’.

When you first venture into Paddington it’s hard to ascribe a character to it. The main landmark is the impressive Paddington Station, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Much of the area surrounding the station is filled with hotels, however wander up the Edgware Road for a few minutes and you will walk past tower blocks, local pubs and Church Street Market, selling fruit and veg as well as clothing. From glancing at the shops (in particular food) you will notice there are Jewish, Greek, Middle Eastern and Asian communities co-habiting; Paddington is also home to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, the Lisson Gallery and the uber futuristic, impossible to find Nuffield Gym!

Which borough is Paddington in?
Paddington is in the borough of City of Westminster

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What's On

May
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Featured Event

Star Wars at Madame Tussauds

Location: Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road, London
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Paddington.

May
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Paddington Tour
Marylebone Railway Station
May
30
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Vitality World Triathlon
Hyde Park, London
May
30
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HDFC's India Homes Fair
Hilton London Metropole Hotel, 225 Edgware Road, London
Mar
12
Thu
Joshua Reynolds: Experiments in Paint
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square
May
8
Fri
Christoffer Joergensen - Take me There
Gallery Elena Shchukina, 10 Lees Place, Mayfair
May
16
Sat
Star Wars at Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road, London
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