Strand

Overview Strand is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London. It runs just over 3⁄4 mile (1,200 m) from Trafalgar Square eastwards to Temple Bar, where the road becomes Fleet Street inside the City of London, and is part of the A4, a main road running west from inner London. The road’s name comes from the Old English strand, meaning the edge of a river, as it historically ran alongside the north bank of the River Thames. The street was popular with the British upper classes between…

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