Great Russell Street

Great Russell Street viewed from its junction with Bloomsbury Street

Great Russell Street is a street in Bloomsbury, London, best known for being the location of the British Museum. It runs between Tottenham Court Road (part of the A400 route) in the west, and Southampton Row (part of the A4200 route) in the east. It is one-way only (eastbound) between its western origin at Tottenham Court Road and Bloomsbury Street.

The congress centre of the Trades Union Congress is located at No. 28. The street is also the home of the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, the gallery for the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain, as well as the High Commission of Barbados to the United Kingdom.

Famous residents

Jarndyce Booksellers, 46 Great Russell Street

Great Russell Street has had a number of notable residents, especially during the Victorian era, including:

See also

Adjoining streets:

Nearby: The Cartoon Museum St. George's church Dominion Theatre

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Coordinates: 51°31′06″N 0°07′34″W / 51.51833°N 0.12611°W / 51.51833; -0.12611

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