Paddington is an area of West London located between two Royal Parks, Notting Hill and the West End. London Paddington station is Grade I listed and was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Historically, Paddington is famous for St Mary’s Hospital, where Nobel Prize winner Sir Alexander Fleming revolutionised the world of medicine with his discovery of penicillin.
It’s only a few minutes’ walk from Paddington Station to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, Regent’s Canal and the picturesque area of Little Venice with its colourful canal boats, swans, and Canadian Geese. Restaurants and cafes thrive in Paddington and there are a number of cuisines to choose from as well a local shops, small supermarkets, the post office and pharmacy’s.
For more detailed information on shops, restaurants and events in the local area please visit www.paddingtonnow.co.uk