8 Argyll Street
The London Palladium is one of London’s most famous theatres an undoubtedly the most televised following the many ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’ broadcasts throughout the 50’s-70’s. The theatre as it stands celebrated its centenary in 2010 and is in a prime location in London’s central Oxford Circus area. The Palladium is surrounded by eateries and pubs for all audience’s pre and post theatre needs. The building is well connected in terms of transportation links, with many buses and tube stops nearby. For London travel updates visit http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
The nearest National Rail stations to the London Palladium are Charing Cross and Marylebone, although both are a 20 minute walk or more away. Both stations are connected to the Bakerloo line on the London Underground network so it is possible to take a tube directly to Oxford Circus, which is directly outside the London Palladium.
From Marylebone (25 minutes) – Head left out of the station to Marylebone Road and cross over the road to take right down Gloucester Place. Keep walking down the road until it meets Oxford Street and take a left towards Bond Street station. Keep walking down Oxford Street until you pass Oxford Circus station. Take the immediate right onto Argyll Street, the theatre will be ahead of you on the left hand side.
From Charing Cross (20 minutes) – Head straight out of the station and cross over the road at the traffic lights. Turn Left onto Duncannon Street and then cross over Trafalgar square ahead. Once you reach Pall Mall on the other side of the fountain, turn right up Haymarket. As you reach Piccadilly Circus, cross the road and walk past the big Barclays bank. Walk down Glasshouse St and continue past the Piccadilly Theatre down Lower James St. Continue walking past Golden Square until you hit Beak Street. Cross over the road and head down Carnaby Street. At the end of Carnaby Street you will see the back of the theatre ahead of you. Follow the building round to the left to reach the entrance on Argyll Street.
The nearest tube stations to the London Palladium are Oxford Circus and Bond Street. See below for walking directions:
From Oxford Circus (1 minute) – Head straight out of the station via the Argyll Street exit. Turn left. The theatre will be just ahead of you on the left hand side.
From Bond Street (6 minutes) – Turn right out of Bond Street station and keep walking down Oxford Street until you pass Oxford Circus station. Take the immediate right onto Argyll Street, the theatre will be ahead of you on the left hand side.
Buses to Oxford Street – 3,6,8,10,12,13,15,23,25,53,55,73,88,94,98,113,137,139,159.
Buses to Regent Street – 3,6,12,13, 15,23,88,94,139,159,453,C2
The London Palladium is within the London Congestion Charge Zone which applies from 7am until 6pm and costs £11.50 per day. If you are driving to the theatre after 6pm then you will not be charged.
The London Palladium is part of the Q-Park Scheme. The nearest participating car park is the 24hr Q Park Chinatown Car Park (20 Newport Place,WC2H 7PR). Parking costs £18 for up to 3hrs, and £24 for 4hrs but theatregoers can save 50% if they have their tickets validated at the theatre.
There will be plenty of black cabs around after the show has finished especially outside the theatre on Argyll Street as well as plenty driving up and down Oxford Circus. There is also a designated taxi rank at Charing Cross station.