Portugal Street in Holborn
Portugal Street is situated
in Holborn in Central London that borders
the City of Westminster, London Borough of
Camden and the City of London. It's where
the Peacock Theater of London School of
Economics and Political Science is located.
The nearest train station in Portugal Street
is the Holborn Tube Station, an underground
station located at the junction of High
Holborn and Kingsway.
Holborn became a site for new offices and
hotels including Pearl Assurance building,
The Waldorf Hilton and Kingsway Hall Hotel.
Entertainment clubs also filled the area,
including Aldwych Theatre, New London
Theatre, Shaftesbury Theatre, Cambridge
Theatre, Ambassadors Theatre, Noel Coward
Theatre and London Coliseum and Savoy
Theater. It is a strategic location between
the City of London and the West End.
Portugal Street is also home to the Peacock
Theater, a 999-seat house a university
property used for public talks, lectures,
conferences and political speeches. It is
also used for plays, dance performances,
ballet, pop concerts and award ceremonies.
It has 36 feet tall stage. It has become an
integral part of the history of Sadler's
Other local sights and attraction in
Portugal Street are Inns of Court and Royal
Courts of Justice, Sir John Soane's Museum,
Somerset House, Embankment Galleries, London
Transport Museum, Courtauld Institute
Gallery and The Cartoon Museum.