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Welcome to Park Plaza County Hall London

Address: 1 Addington Street, London, SE1 7RY

Hotel Description

Situated on London's South Bank, this modern and family-friendly hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the River Thames and London Eye. The Park Plaza County Hall London offers a health club, gym, and a restaurant. London Aquarium, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the National Theatre, Westminster and Waterloo stations are a 5-minute walk away. The spacious rooms at Park Plaza County Hall feature plasma-screen TVs, large work desks, and microwaves. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. Rooms on high floors have views of the London Eye and the City of London. L’Italiano Restaurant serves Italian cuisine and a full English breakfast is available every morning. The health club has a sauna, steam room and treatments. A free laundry room is also available for guests.

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London Eye - Landmark

London Eye - Landmark

Distance 0.12 miles (0.19 km)
Since opening in March 2000 the EDF Energy London Eye has become an iconic landmark and a symbol of modern Britain. The London Eye is the UK's most popular paid for visitor attraction, visited by over 3.5 million people a year. A breathtaking feat of design and engineering, passengers in the London Eyes capsules can see up to 40 kilometres in all directions. The London Eye is the vision of David Marks and Julia Barfield, a husband and wife architect team. The wheel design was used as a metaphor for the end of the 20th century, and time turning into the new millennium. Back in 2000, the London Eye was known as the Millennium Wheel. At that time, British Airways was the main sponsor, and up until November 2005 they were joint shareholders with Marks Barfield Architects and The Tussauds Group. British Airways also privately funded the London Eye project from the early stages of conception. Today, the London Eye is operated by the London Eye Company Limited, a Merlin Entertainments Group Company.

Waterloo Railway Station - Railway Station

Waterloo Railway Station - Railway Station

Distance 0.24 miles (0.38 km)
Waterloo is a major railway station and transport interchange complex in the London Borough of Lambeth. It is located in the Waterloo district of London and named after the Battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon was defeated near Brussels. Somewhat ironically, it is now London's gateway for train passengers from France and Belgium. (In 1998, French politician Florent Longuepe wrote to Tony Blair demanding unsuccessfully that the station be renamed on the grounds that the name is insensitive to French visitors.) The complex comprises four linked railway stations and a bus station. The whole complex is within Travelcard Zone 1.

London City College - University

London City College - University

Distance 0.31 miles (0.49 km)
London City College, founded in 1982, is recognised by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further & Higher Education (BAC). Courses are offered in the Royal Waterloo Study Centre in London. The College offers both full-time and part-time courses, as well as distance learning programs in subjects like Hospitality and Tourism Management, English as a Foreign Language, Accounting and Finance, Advertising and Public Relations, Computer Systems Engineering, Business Management, Secretarial Practice and much more.

Big Ben - London - Landmark

Big Ben - London - Landmark

Distance 0.32 miles (0.51 km)
The clock tower looks spectacular at night when the four clock faces are illuminated.
Each dial is 23 feet square (49.15 square metres)
Big Ben's minute hands are 14 feet long (4.26 metres)
The figures on the face of Big Ben are two feet high (0.6 metres)
A special light above the clock faces is also illuminated, letting the public know when parliament is in session.
Big Ben's timekeeping is strictly regulated by a stack of coins placed on the huge pendulum. Big Ben has rarely stopped. Even after a bomb destroyed the Commons chamber during the Second World War, the clock tower survived and Big Ben continued to strike the hours.

The chimes of Big Ben were first broadcast by the BBC on 31 December 1923, a tradition that continues to this day.
The Palace of Westminster was destroyed by fire in 1834. In 1844, it was decided the new buildings for the Houses of Parliament should include a tower and a clock. The bell was refashioned in Whitechapel in 1858 and the clock first rang across Westminster on 31 May 1859.
Just two months later, Big Ben cracked. A lighter hammer was fitted and the bell rotated to present an undamaged section to the hammer. This is the bell as we hear it today.
The origin of the name Big Ben is not known, although two different theories exist.
The first is that is was named after Sir Benjamin Hall, the first commissioner of works, a large man who was known affectionately in the house as "Big Ben".
The second theory is that it was named after a heavyweight boxing champion at that time, Benjamin Caunt. Also known as "Big Ben", this nickname was commonly bestowed in society to anything that was the heaviest in its class.