Piccadily Circus

Piccadilly Circus is London’s answer to New York’s Times Square. Ablaze with neon advertisements, noise and traffic, Piccadilly Circus is a popular meeting place for all and sundry. Traffic swirls around the Statue of Eros, oblivious to passing pedestrians - be advised to use the subways where possible.

With neon excess abounding the area is a commercial hive of activity and there are plenty of establishments ready to take your hard earned cash off you.

Night Sight

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster, built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. In this context, a circus, from the Latin word meaning "circle", is a round open space at a street junction.

Piccadilly now links directly to the theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue, as well as the Haymarket, Coventry Street (onwards to Leicester Square), and Glasshouse Street.

The Circus is close to major shopping and entertainment areas in the West End. Its status as a major traffic intersection has made Piccadilly Circus a busy meeting place and a tourist attraction in its own right. The Circus is particularly known for its video display and neon signs mounted on the corner building on the northern side, as well as the Shaftesbury memorial fountain and statue of an archer popularly known as Eros (sometimes called The Angel of Christian Charity, but intended to be Anteros).

Contact Details


9-13 Shaftesbury Avenue




Telephone: 020 7437 5062


The price varies according to the levels

Opening Timings:

Mon-Thurs 9am - 11.30pm

Fri-Sat 9am - midnight

Sun 10am - 11pm