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London’s Chinatown neighborhood is boarded by Shaftesbury Avenue to the north, Rupert Street to the west, Charing Cross Road to the east, and Leicester Square to the south.
Gerrard Street, which runs through its centre, is the centrepiece of the district. There are numerous authentic restaurants and shops to discover, with many special events and activities to enjoy throughout the year.
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Parking in Chinatown
Parking in London is severely restricted, with limited parks available throughout the week. Make sure to pay attention to parking signage to avoid fines. To guarantee yourself a park, pre-book in advance YourParkingSpace
Q Park Chinatown – Newport Place (WC2H 7PU) – Located in the heart of Chinatown
- 254 Parking Spaces (3 Disabled Parks)
- 16 Electric Charging Points
- Height Limit 1.98m
- Open 24 hours, Monday to Sunday
- Charges: Up to 1 hour/ £ 8.00; Up to 2 hours/£16.00; Up to 3 hours/£24.00; Up to 4 hours/£32.00; Up to 5 hours/£40.00; Up to 6 hours/£48.00; Up to 24 hours/£55.00
London Soho Brewer Street – NCP Car Park – Brewer Street (W1F 0LA)
- 20 spaces (2 disabled bays)
- Height Limit 1.98m
- Electrical Charging Points Provided
- Open 24 hours, Monday to Sunday
- Charges: 30 minutes/£9.00; 1 hour/£18.00; 1-2 hours/£35.00; 2-3 hours/£45.00; 3-24 hours/£60.00
- Motorcycle per day £7.00
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Getting to Chinatown
By Tube: Piccadilly Circus underground station is located beneath Piccadilly Circus itself and is a 3-minute walk from the Chinatown gate. Leicester Square underground station is located on Cranbourne Street, Covent Garden, and is a 3-minute walk to the Chinatown gate. Both stations are connected to Piccadilly, Northern, and Bakerloo Tube lines and fall within London Travelcard zone 1.
By Bus: London’s Chinatown is in a very central location and as such numerous bus routes connect Chinatown with London’s other areas. The Dean Street bus stop (W1D 5EE) is within a 2-minute walk of the Chinatown gate.
Disabled Parking in Chinatown
Q Park Chinatown car park has 3 designated disabled spaces on offer.
London Soho Brewer Street NCP car park has 2 designated disabled spaces on offer.
To see a map with all disabled bays close to Chinatown, visit the Blue Badge Parking website.
Need a boost? Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in the Chinatown area. You will find these at:
- Q Park Chinatown (WC2H 7PR)
- Q Park Leicester Square (WC2H 7DT)
- St Martins Lane Hotel (WC2N 4HX)
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Parking is generally free in central London on Sundays and bank holidays. Make sure to read parking signage as some areas may still be restricted.
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What other London attractions are close to Chinatown?
Among others, London’s Chinatown is within walking distance of Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Empire Casino.
What is there to do and see in London Chinatown?
London Chinatown offers a wide range of authentic shops and restaurants to discover. There are many buildings and streets displaying Chinese symbols, such as dragons, lanterns, stone lions, and contemporary art sculptures. Throughout the year, Chinatown is home to events and activities, like the Chinese New Year London festival.
Where is the largest Chinese gate in England?
Chinatown London’s fourth gate on Wardour Street is the largest in the country. It was completed in 2016 and is built in traditional Qing dynasty style.
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Latest London parking reviews
Very easy to find. Plenty of space although I did pre-book. Reasonable price for the area.Pauline
Really tight car park not much room for error. However secure and clean and tidy and the staff were so helpful getting in and out with a wheelchair.Hanna
Great price for parking for the week great locationMichael
Best price in the area, but bring your small car as the space is compact. Entry instructions can confuse - just press the entry button and the barrier will rise. To enter by the pedestrian door key Hash the four number code and Hash (which is the bottom left key). Will use again.Robert
Security very helpful when I struggled with the ticketLisa
Very easy to find. I would definitely stay again.Coleen
Easy to find easy to access, great location and price, will defo use againDave
Great carpark accessible if you have a small car great valueKevin
I can’t fault this location for parking, I drove in and was meet by the parking attendant who took my car key, issued a numbered receipt for it and took my car down into the basement for parking. On my return I was met at the door by an attendant who took my receipt went in to retrieve my key from the desk then he collected my car from the basement and drove it out to me. In all a very impressive service that I would definitely use again or recommend if you need parking in that area.Paul