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John Lewis (department store), London | Tourist Information


Partnership House, 1C Carlisle Place
London, United Kingdom SW1E 5


John Lewis is a chain of upmarket department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom. The chain is owned by the John Lewis Partnership, which was created alongside the first store in the mid-1800s. The first John Lewis store was opened in 1864 in Oxford Street, London. The chain's slogan is "Never Knowingly Undersold" which has been in use since 1925.There are 46 stores throughout England, Scotland and Wales, including 12 "At Home" stores, and "flexible format" stores in Exeter and York.On 1 January 2008, the Oxford Street store was awarded a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty the Queen as: "suppliers of haberdashery and household goods". John Lewis Reading is also the holder of a Royal Warrant from the Queen in 2007 as suppliers of household and fancy goods. Peter Jones, located in Sloane Square, Chelsea, is the holder of a Royal Warrant to both HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh as draper and furnisher.HistoryEarly historyThe flagship store on Oxford Street began as a drapery shop, opened by John Lewis in 1864. In 1905 Lewis acquired a second store, Peter Jones in Sloane Square, London. His son, John Spedan Lewis, founded the John Lewis Partnership in 1920 after thinking up the idea during his days in charge of Peter Jones. John Spedan Lewis also thought up the idea of the Gazette, the partnership's in-house magazine, first published in 1918.

Community and Government Near John Lewis (department store)

Houses of Parliament
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
The House of Commons
London, SW1A 0AA

+44 20 7219 3000

Embassy of Lithuania, London
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Lithuania House, 2 Bessborough Gardens, London
London, SW1V 2JE

+44 20 7486 64 01

The Embassy of Lithuania in London is the diplomatic mission of Lithuania in the United Kingdom.Originally based in Gloucester Place in Marylebone, the Embassy moved to its current location in Bessborough Gardens, Pimlico in 2011. In May 2016 Lithuania also opened a honorary consulate situated in the historic building of Ingress Abbey, Greenhithe, Kent.

Westminster Adult Education
Distance: 0.5 mi Tourist Information
Pimlico Centre, Lupus Street, Pimlico
London,

020 7297 7297

Chelsea Drugstore
Distance: 0.9 mi Tourist Information
49 Kings Rd
London, SW3 4ND

Opened in 1968, The Chelsea Drugstore was a sleek modern glass and aluminium fronted building on the northwest corner of Royal Avenue and the Kings Road, in west London. Modelled on Le Drugstore on Boulevard St Germain in Paris, the Chelsea Drugstore was arranged over three floors and on most days remained open for up to 16 hours. Inside customers would find bars, a chemist, newsstands, record stores and other concessions. A popular service was the 'flying squad' delivery option run by the store. Those who used this service would have their purchases delivered by hand by young ladies adorned in purple catsuits arriving on flashy motorcycles.In popular cultureThe store is notably mentioned in The Rolling Stones song "You Can't Always Get What You Want". Chelsea Drugstore is also the title of a 2012 EP by UK band The Jetsonics as well as it being a film location in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. The store became a wine bar and then a McDonald's. Both pub and retail shops below were open until the late 1980s.

Embassy of Albania, London
Distance: 0.4 mi Tourist Information
33 St George's Drive
London, SW1V 4DG

020 7828 8897

The Embassy of Albania in London is the diplomatic mission of Albania in the United Kingdom.A protest was held outside the embassy in 2013 following the proposal to destroy the chemical weapons of Syria in Albania.

Rasoi
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
10 Lincoln St
London, SW3 2TS

020 7225 1881

Rasoi is an Indian restaurant located in London, England., the restaurant holds one star in the Michelin Guide.

The Spanish Consulate
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
20 Draycott Place
London, SW3 2RZ

+44 (0) 20 7589 8989

Millbank Tower
Distance: 0.9 mi Tourist Information
21-24 Millbank, Westminster
London, SW1P 4

0845 500 2929

Millbank Tower is a 118m high skyscraper in the City of Westminster at Millbank, by the River Thames in London.HistoryThe tower was constructed in 1963 for Vickers and was originally known as the Vickers Tower. It was designed by Ronald Ward and Partners and built by John Mowlem & Co. It is a landmark on the London skyline, standing beside the River Thames, half a mile upstream from the Palace of Westminster. The tower has been owned by David and Simon Reuben since 2002, while still being managed by its former owner Tishman Speyer Properties. It is a Grade II listed building.The 2003 edition of the Pevsner architectural guide says that the Millbank Tower is "one of the few London office towers to have won affection", and contrasts it with the "boxy structure" of the Shell Tower at Waterloo.OccupantsThroughout its history, the Millbank Tower has been home to many high-profile political and other organisations. From 1995 the Labour Party rented two floors in the base at the south of the site, for use as a general election campaign centre. Labour ran its 1997 General Election campaign from these offices; after the election, the party vacated its headquarters at John Smith House, Walworth Road SE17, to move to Millbank. Just five years later, however, the £1 million per annum rent forced the party to vacate the tower and take out a mortgage of £5.5 million to relocate to 16-18 Old Queen Street, overlooking St James's Park, which had 11,200 square feet of open plan premises.

Consulado de España en Londres
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
20 Draycott Place
London, SW3 2RZ

020 7589 8989

UK Identity And Passport Service
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
89 Eccleston Square
London, SW1V 1

870-5210410

London Regional Passport Office
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89 Eccleston Square
London, SW1V 1

0300 222 0000

MI5
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Vauxhall bridge
London, SW1P 4QE

The Security Service, also MI5, is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service, Government Communications Headquarters and Defence Intelligence . MI5 is directed by the Joint Intelligence Committee, and the service is bound by the Security Service Act 1989. The service is directed to protect British parliamentary democracy and economic interests, and counter terrorism and espionage within the UK.Within the civil service community the service is colloquially known as Box 500 .The service has had a national headquarters at Thames House on Millbank in London since 1995, drawing together personnel from a number of locations into a single HQ facility. Thames House was, until March 2013, shared with the Northern Ireland Office and is also home to the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre, a subordinate organisation to the Security Service. The service has offices across the United Kingdom including an HQ in Northern Ireland.

Park Plaza Victoria London
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London, SW1V 1

20-77699999

Department for Transport
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Rd
London, SW1P 2AY

20-79448300

The Department for Transport is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved. The department is run by the Secretary of State for Transport, currently Chris Grayling.HistoryGovernment control of transport and diverse associated matters has been reorganised a number of times in modern history, being the responsibility of:2002 - present: Department for Transport2001 - 2002: Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions1997 - 2001: Department for the Environment, Transport and the Regions1976 - 1997: Department of Transport1970 - 1976: Department for the Environment1959 - 1970: Ministry of Transport1953 - 1959: Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation1946 - 1953: Ministry of Transport1941 - 1946: Ministry of War Transport - after absorption of Ministry of Shipping1919 - 1941: Ministry of Transport The name "Ministry of Transport" lives on in the annual MOT test, a test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness, and exhaust emissions, which most vehicles used on public roads in the UK are required to pass annually once they reach three years old (four years for vehicles in Northern Ireland).

Ofgem Catering
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
9 Millbank
London, SW1P 4

020 7901 7238

City of Westminster Magistrates' Court
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
70 Horseferry Rd
London, SW1P 2AX

020 7805 1106

The City of Westminster Magistrates' Court was a magistrates' court located at 70 Horseferry Road, in the City of Westminster, London. It was originally called Horseferry Road Magistrates' Court, after the road in which it was sited. However, it was renamed in July 2006 following the closure of Bow Street Magistrates' Court. It served as the court where the Chief Magistrate of England and Wales sat, and all extradition and terrorism-related cases passed through the court. The court closed permanently on 22 September 2011, and was replaced on 27 September 2011 with Westminster Magistrates' Court, built on the site of Marylebone Magistrates' Court at 181 Marylebone Road.The court pictured has since been demolished, and replaced with a development of flats.HistoryThe court building, designed by C. A. Legerton and opened in 1974, was functional and "of minimal personality and minimal expression of function and purpose", according to Pevsner. It was opened as one of a series of three larger court houses, with the others at Camberwell Green and Highbury Corner. It had four courtrooms as opened and a further two were later added. The central location and proximity to New Scotland Yard caused the court to be involved in a number of high-profile cases.

Horseferry Road
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
35 Horseferry Rd
London, SW1P 2E

020 7938 1101

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Nobel House, 17 Smith Square
London, SW1P 3

20-72386000

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Concordats set out agreed frameworks for co-operation between it and the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive, which have devolved responsibilities for these matters in their respective nations. Defra also leads for Britain at the EU on agricultural, fisheries and environment matters and in other international negotiations on sustainable development and climate change, although a new Department of Energy and Climate Change was created on 3 October 2008 to take over the last responsibility.CreationIt was formed in June 2001 under the leadership of Margaret Beckett, when the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) was merged with part of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR) and with a small part of the Home Office. The department was created after the perceived failure of MAFF to deal adequately with an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. The Department had about 9,000 core personnel,. The Department's main building is Nobel House on Smith Square, SW1.

Cadogan Square, London
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
5 Sloane Tce
London,

Marsham Street
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
Marsham Street
London,

Marsham Street is a street in the City of Westminster in London, England. It is approximately a mile in length and runs south from Great Peter Street, near Victoria Street and Parliament Square.DescriptionMarsham Street bisects Horseferry Road and backs on to Smith Square which was home to the Conservative Party. Like many streets in the area, it has long been the location to offices of the Government of the United Kingdom and is currently home to the Home Office and the Department for Transport and the Department for Communities and Local Government. The offices include those designed by Robert Atkinson just before his death, but they are not well regarded. Along with Great Smith Street to the north, and John Islip Street to the south, it is designated the B326 in the Great Britain road numbering scheme.Marsham Street has been subject to a number of high end residential developments formed out of what used to be Westminster Hospital and associated former nursing accommodation. These developments were completed in the period 2005-2007 and are now attracting purchasers who traditionally would have sought out accommodation in Chelsea and Knightsbridge but are attracted by high specification buildings and attractive pricing by developers.

Octavia House, Westminister
Distance: 0.5 mi Tourist Information
Medway Street
London, SW1P 2TA

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Westminster
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
Ambrosden Avenue, Westminster, London SW1P 1QJ, England, Great Britain
London, SW1P 1

020 7798 9033

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in England, historically however it has always been styled the Diocese of Westminster. The archdiocese consists of all of London north of the River Thames and west of the River Lea, together with the borough of Spelthorne and the county of Hertfordshire, which lies immediately to London's north.The diocese is led by the Archbishop of Westminster, who serves as pastor of the mother church, Westminster Cathedral, as well as the metropolitan bishop of the Metropolitan Province of Westminster. Since the re-establishment of the English Catholic dioceses in 1850 each Archbishop of Westminster, including the incumbent, Archbishop Vincent Gerard Nichols, has been created a cardinal by the Pope in consistory, often as the only cardinal in England. It is also customary for the Archbishop of Westminster to be elected President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales providing a degree of a formal direction for the other English bishops and archbishops. However he is not formally a primate, though has special privileges conferred by the Papal Bull Si qua es. The diocese is one of the smallest dioceses in England and Wales in geographical area, but the largest in terms of Catholic population and priests. It is legally established as a diocese, though canonically an archdiocese.

Cadogan Place
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
Cadogan Place
London, SW1X 9

Cadogan Place is a street in Belgravia, London. It is named after Earl Cadogan and runs parallel to the lower half of Sloane Street. It gives its names to the extensive Cadogan Place Gardens (not open to the public).Literary referencesCharles Dickens writes of it in Nicholas Nickleby:Cadogan Place is the home of Fanny and Robert Assingham in Henry James's late novel The Golden Bowl.Notable residents 44 Cadogan Place was home to William Wilberforce for the last two years of his life and a blue plaque records his death there in 1833. 52 Cadogan Place was the London birthplace, childhood and family home of Harold Macmillan (1894–1986), former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1957–1963). 79 Cadogan Place is the former home of Lord and Lady Colin Campbell who provided Victorian London with a sensational divorce trial in 1886.

Emmanuel Centre
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
9 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3

20-72229191

Cardinal Place
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
76-98 Victoria St
London, SW1E 5

020 7963 4000

Cardinal Place is a retail and office development in London, near Victoria Station and opposite Westminster Cathedral. The site consists of three buildings covering over a million square feet on Victoria Street next door to Portland House, and was designed by EPR Architects and built by Sir Robert McAlpine.The topping out ceremony was held in December 2004, and performed by Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Lord McAlpine, and Ian J. Henderson, outgoing chief executive of the site's developers Land Securities.The £200m development was built directly over the District & Circle line Underground tunnels which actually pass through the basement. The buildings rest on rubber shock absorbers to prevent vibrations from the passing trains. The project includes 550000sqft of office space and 100000sqft of retail.Tenants include Experian.

Victoria Street, London
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
Victoria Street
London, SW1H 0ET

Cardinal Place roof gardens
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
Victoria St
London, SW1E 5

High Commission of Lesotho, London
Distance: 0.5 mi Tourist Information
7 Chesham Pl
London, SW1X 8

020 7235 5686

The High Commission of Lesotho in London is the diplomatic mission of Lesotho in the United Kingdom.

Local Business Near John Lewis (department store)

Dolphin Square, Village Living, SW
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Dolphin Square, Chichester Street
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3LX

+44 20 7798 8000

Lupus Street Dental Practice
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
141-145 Lupus Street, Pimlico
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3HD

020 78348081

The Lupus Street Dental Practice is pleased to extend a warm welcome to all new and existing patients. Our team of experienced and dedicated dentists provide a professional and friendly service for all your general dental and cosmetic dentistry needs. Our newly refurbished surgery is in Pimlico. Our location also offers easy access to patients in Victoria, Belgravia, Westminster and Battersea Park. The surgery boasts the latest in technology and dental innovation. The team are dedicated to make your visit to the dentist a pain free and pleasant experience. We welcome NHS patients. Patients, both adults and children, can choose to be seen entirely privately, receive a mixture of NHS and private treatment, or receive only NHS dental treatment. Please note that not all dentists in the practice will see new NHS patients. Any treatment not covered under the NHS can be carried out on a private basis. This includes cosmetic dentistry procedures such as tooth whitening, implants, large white fillings and white crowns on back teeth, amongst many others, as well as orthodontic treatment.

Chelsea Gardens
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
chelsea bridge road,
London, United Kingdom SW1W 8RZ

The Spa At Dolphin Square
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Dolphin Square Chichester St,
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3LX

020 7798 6767

Dolphin Fitness Club
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Chichester Street
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3

+44 (0) 20 7798 8686

Royal Chelsea Flower Show
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea
London, United Kingdom

Dolphin Square House Hotel, Pimlico, London
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Chichester Street
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3

02077988686

St Gabriels Church Hall
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
St Gabriel's Halls, Churchill Gardens, Pimlico
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3AA

020 7828 0185

St George's Square
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
St George's Square, Pimlico
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3

020 7821 8630

Grosvenor Waterside
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
30 Gatliff Road
London, United Kingdom SW1W 8QN

0207 722 5022

Green Hills
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
107 Lupus Street
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3EN

+44 (0) 20 7931 8661

Pimlico Carboot
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
54 Harbridge Avenue
London, United Kingdom SW15 4EZ

36 Sutherland Street, Pimlico
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
36 Sutherland Street
London, United Kingdom SW1V 4JZ

My Cafe
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
93 Charlwood St
London, United Kingdom SW1V 4PB

020 7821 7576

Build Creative
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
23 The Railstore, South Block
London, United Kingdom RM2 6JH

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Deli Delizie D'italia
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
70 Lupus Street
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3EJ

+44 (0) 20 7834 1471

City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
Etihad Stadium, Sport City
Manchester, United Kingdom M11 3FF

Carpet Express
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
62 Lupus street
London, United Kingdom sw1v 3ee

0800 181072

Peabody Avenue, Pimilico
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
London Sw1v 4ax
London, United Kingdom SW1V 4

Marven Medical Practice
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
46-50 Lupus St
London, United Kingdom SW1V 3

20-78341160