Grays Inn Road is a main road in the Borough of Camden. The road runs from south to northwest and separates Bloomsbury, Holborn and Kings Cross to the West and Clerkenwell to the East. The road takes its name from The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, one of the four Inns of Court.
At the top of Grays Inn Road you will find Kings Cross St Pancreas and at the bottom is Chancery Lane tube station. In between you will find a range of shops, café’s, supermarkets, businesses and even Westminster Kingsway College. UCL also have a number of buildings on the road.
The number 17, 45 or 46 bus will take you up Grays Inn Road. Pubs on the road include The Calthorpe Arms, The Lucan Arms and The Blue Lion that have been on Grays Inn Road since 1627. If you wish to go and watch some live up and coming bands, you can take a trip to ‘The Water Rats’ bar. This live music venue was where both Boy Dylan and The Pogues had their first live performances. In 1994 Oasis played their first London show at the venue.
You will be able to find many well-known shops on the street including Argos and Robert Dyas and banks including Lloyds Bank.
Towards the north end of the street you will find Grays Inn Medical Practice. As a tenant or resident it is good to know there is a medical centre nearby.
Popular residential blocks on the street include Dulverton Mansions and Trinity Court which is a grade two listed building. Trinity Court was built in 1934 and stands out from other traditional blocks on the street. With eight floors and many of the apartments having balconies, this modernist apartment is extremely popular with owner occupiers and tenants alike.
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