Paddington

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!

Going out in Paddington

What's On in Paddington


Secret Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing
Secret Location, London

Starts: 24/07/2020
Ends: 09/08/2020

Learn to jive or tango in your pants
Online Event

Starts: 01/03/2020
Ends: 01/03/2021

House of the Rising Light
35 Connaught St., London

Starts: 30/07/2020
Ends: 18/09/2020

RBC Race for the Kids 2020
Hyde Park, London

Starts: 10/10/2020
Ends: 10/10/2020

Virtual Race For Nature
Hyde Park, London

Starts: 08/08/2020
Ends: 08/08/2020

Royal China Queensway Launches Late-Night Dim Sum
Royal China, 13 Queensway, Bayswater

Starts: 28/02/2020
Ends: 28/11/2020

Paddington High Street Directory


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Paddington Shopping Streets


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