Chinatown is an ethnic enclave in the , , bordering to its north and west, Theatreland to the south and east. The enclave currently occupies the area in and around Gerrard Street.

Notable Places in the Area

The area around , often called the West End, is the entertainment heart of . Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a Grade II listed West End theatre, on Shaftesbury Avenue in the , in central . Photo: KF, Public domain.

Movie theater
The is a repertory cinema located in Leicester Place, 50 yards north of in the . Photo: Philafrenzy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a West End theatre located in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Wardour Street in the , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a road junction in in the , where seven streets converge. Photo: Mike Quinn, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a district of central , part of the West End, famous for jazz, its gay village, sex shops and alternative lifestyles. Photo: garryknight, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a district of , in the south-west of the . Photo: Prioryman, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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