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User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1509 times:

Going to the Theatre tomorrow in Soho, usually park in the multi-storey in China Town but we're going in a van. Anyone know of where I can park as it won't fit in a Multi-Storey!!!

Thanks!!


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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8467 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1501 times:
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Park at Hatfield station and take the train.


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User currently offlineSv2008 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 622 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1485 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 1):
Park at Hatfield station and take the train.

Why??? thats crazy. There are much easier options.


User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8467 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1470 times:
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Quoting Sv2008 (Reply 2):
Why??? thats crazy. There are much easier options.

More crazy than taking a van into London?



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User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1469 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 3):
More crazy than taking a van into London?

No choice, 8 of us going!!



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User currently offlineSv2008 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 622 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1442 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 3):
More crazy than taking a van into London?

Definaltey.

Filler

Filler

[Edited 2007-10-15 14:21:45]

User currently offlineSky0000547 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 270 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1423 times:

Quoting Cumulus (Thread starter):
Going to the Theatre tomorrow in Soho, usually park in the multi-storey in China Town but we're going in a van. Anyone know of where I can park as it won't fit in a Multi-Storey!!!

I parked at that Chinatown car park on Saturday and true it would be a very tight squeeze in a van. Street parking FREE after 6.30pm.


User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1377 times:

Quoting Sky0000547 (Reply 6):
I parked at that Chinatown car park on Saturday and true it would be a very tight squeeze in a van. Street parking FREE after 6.30pm.

I always use Chinatown,but a van would never fit in there, tight enough in a car!!



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User currently offlineLifelinerOne From Netherlands, joined Nov 2003, 1938 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 1325 times:

Quoting Sv2008 (Reply 2):
Why??? thats crazy. There are much easier options.



Quoting Sv2008 (Reply 5):
Definaltey.

Care to share them as well?  Yeah sure

Cheers!  wave 



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User currently offlineMetroliner From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 1067 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 1294 times:

Quoting Cumulus (Thread starter):
Going to the Theatre tomorrow in Soho, usually park in the multi-storey in China Town but we're going in a van. Anyone know of where I can park as it won't fit in a Multi-Storey!!!

err, good luck if you're planning on leaving the van anywhere near that!

seriously, catch the train from a nearby town and save yourself the bother...

toni



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User currently offlineNoelG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 2 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 1285 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 3):

More crazy than taking a van into London?

Been there, done that, in a Ford Transit!

It's actually not that bad. It's a lot easier to drive a van in central London than it is a car (done both within a few days) - people get out of your way when you're in a van! Just stick your foot down and go, that's how the Londoners drive and you'll fit right in, honest! People will move out of your way.

With regards to parking, there is an underground car park at London Wall, which isn't too far from Soho. The one thing you will find is it's extortionately expensive. It cost me £8 to park for two hours at this car park. But parking is not as bad as people make out!

Cheers
Noel


User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1231 times:

Quoting NoelG (Reply 10):
It's actually not that bad. It's a lot easier to drive a van in central London than it is a car (done both within a few days) - people get out of your way when you're in a van! Just stick your foot down and go, that's how the Londoners drive and you'll fit right in, honest! People will move out of your way.

Driving in London is fine these days, just get your timing right!!!



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User currently offlineSpeedbirdie From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 928 posts, RR: 52
Reply 12, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 1219 times:

We normally use the Chinatown one as well. Why is it so flaming hot in that one??!!!!

How about the one in Leicester Square??



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User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1161 times:

Quoting Speedbirdie (Reply 12):
How about the one in Leicester Square??

Didn't know there was one!

Parked on a meter in the end ten mins from the London Palladium!! Go see The Sound Of Music with Connie Fisher, made me cry!!! Totally mindblowing!



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