Throughout the 19th century, writers and thinkers gathered in fashionable Strand, among them Charles Dickens, John Stuart Mill and William Makepeace Thackeray. Today, it is also well-known as the heart of Theatreland where world-class productions are created and staged. The Royal Courts of Justice on Strand are one of the last great wonders of Gothic revival architecture in England.
- Somerset House - 0.2 miles
- National Gallery - 0.7 miles
- National Portrait Gallery - 0.7 miles
- Adelphi Theatre - 0.4 miles
- Aldwych Theatre - 0.2 miles
- Lyceum Theatre - 0.3 miles
Two of the world's finest universities - King's College and the London School of Economics and Political Science are located in close proximity to 190 Strand.
- King's College London
- London School of Economics and Political Science
Strand boasts easy access all over the capital, either by London Underground, buses, black cabs and increasingly by bike. The Bank of England is just 10 minutes away by tube or car, while Bond Street is under 15 minutes away by tube. Nearby Charing Cross station offers rail services across southeast England. Strand is a major thoroughfare which runs from Fleet Street in the east to Trafalgar square in the west, forming part of the A4 ensuring easy travel throughout London by road.
- St Pancras International: 10 minutes
- Temple Underground Station: 3 minutes
- Charing Cross National Rail: 0.6 miles
- Heathrow Airport: 30 minutes
- London City Airport: 22 minutes