Palace and Prince Edward Theatres
This page aims to offer an illustrated walking route to the Palace and Prince Edward Theatres from Leicester Square Underground Station.
Leicester Square Station is served by the Northern (black) and Piccadilly (dark blue) lines.
The escalator from the platforms deposits passengers into a circular space with a number of staircases leading to the surface. Beside each staircase is a vast white panel listing the places accessible from that exit. So look for the one showing the Prince Edward theatre. It will be marked "Charing Cross Road West", and is to the right of the exit gates. Go up the staircase.
At the top, in front of you will be Charing Cross Road:
Next to you, notice
the Hippodrome Nightclub and a wide pedestrianised street. Turn to your left and
passing many shops. Follow the road as it curves:
pass a red brick covered arcade of shops:
and keep walking straight on.
You will come to a large crossroad with the Palace Theatre on your left:
For the Prince Edward Theatre, the journey continues...
Walk towards it
and when in front of it, look to your left as you face it:
If you see a fire station on your left, wrong way, go back to the Palace Theatre and take the road on the other side of the building.