Paddington is a district within the City of Westminster, in central London, England. Three important landmarks of the district are Paddington station, St Mary’s Hospital and Paddington Green police station (the most important high-security police station in the United Kingdom).
Lancaster Gate, W2
Lancaster Gate is a mid-19th century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens. The development takes its name from Lancaster Gate, a nearby entrance to Kensington Gardens, itself named in honour of Queen Victoria as Duke of Lancaster.
Queensway (formerly Queen’s Road) is a bustling cosmopolitan district in the Bayswater area of west London. It contains many restaurants (particularly Chinese, Arab and Mediterranean ones), pubs, letting agents, and high street stores. Queensway and Westbourne Grove are identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.
Edgware Road, W2
Edgware Road is a major street which passes through the west of Central London. The southern part of the road near Marble Arch, noted for its distinct Middle Eastern cuisine and many late-night bars and shisha cafes, is known to Londoners by nicknames such as Little Cairo, Little Beirut and, especially near Camden, Little Cyprus.
Hyde Park, W2
Bayswater is an area of west London in the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to the west. Bayswater is one of London’s most cosmopolitan areas wherein a diverse local population is augmented by a high concentration of hotels. In addition to the ancestral Britons, there is a significant Arab population towards Edgware Road, a large Greek community attracted by London’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral, many Americans and London’s main Brazilian community.