things to do in fitzrovia
Described as an urban village with a bohemian history, Fitzrovia is swanky, trendy, chic and glamorous. It is a district in Central London, close to London’s West End and is located between Bloomsbury and Marylebone. Soho is characterised by retail, business, education and healthcare activities. Peaceful and very attractive, Fitzrovia was once home to celebrities such as George Bernard, Virginia Woolf and Arthur Rimbaud. Numerous small media organizations, pubs and restaurants are dotted around this area. There are wide streets lined with tall buildings with side alleys, and you can witness a diversity of architectural styles from as early as the eighteenth century to the present times.
One of the popular streets in Fitzrovia is Charlotte Street, which was formed in 1763. The street was named in honour of Queen Charlotte and is now home to a mix of 18th, 19th and 20th century buildings, popular restaurants, night clubs and cafes. Notable buildings that are situated on this street are Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency, University College, Sass's Academy and Scala Theatre, among others.
Fitzrovia is very well served by public transport. There are many buses serving the area.
The nearest tube stations include Goodge Street, Warren Street, Regent’s Park, Euston Square and Tottenham Court Road.
The closest train station for overground and national rail services is Euston to the North East.