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Charing Cross Road, London
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Charing Cross Road is a street in central London running immediately north of St Martin-in-the-Fields to St Giles Circus (the intersection with Oxford Street) and then becomes Tottenham Court Road. It is so called because it serves Charing Cross railway station (named for the nearby Charing Cross).HistoryCharing Cross Road was developed, in conjunction with Shaftesbury Avenue, by the Metropolitan Board of Works under an 1877 Act of Parliament at a cost of £778,238. The two streets and others such as the Thames Embankment, Northumberland Avenue, Kingsway and Aldwych were built to improve traffic flow through central London. It incorporated the routes of several older streets.
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  • This is a nice walk. Lots to see on the way. Plenty of old bookshops too. Busy all the night but very ssfe. 
  • Everything moves, who at the station who from active two-way traffic.. On the fan in the working day. We prefer to come here from subways and run through it into the output))
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  • A very lively street in the heart of the city, always crammed with tourists and local residents. It starts at Trafalgar Square and smoothly flows in Totenhem Court Road after the junction with Oxford Avenue. Here the mass of shops and restaurants, theatres, and the street itself is very London spirit. I enjoyed the ride on her nights in a hotel on the second floor of the bus-Street looks very picturesque in the dark.
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  • Useful independent cash machine.