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A Quick Overview of West End
The West End of London (more commonly referred to as simply the West End) is an area of Central London containing many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues (including the commercial West End theatres).
- The use of the term 'West End' began in the early 19th century to describe fashionable areas to the west of Charing Cross.
- For strategic planning, the area is identified as one of two international centres in the London Plan.
- The West End is a large area, combining the boroughs of Westminster and Camden, which had a population of 468,138 in 2014.