Postcode 3 Eaton Place, London, UK

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About the Address 3 Eaton Place, London

Postcode SW1X 8BN is the address of 3 Eaton Place, London which is in London region of England. 3 Eaton Place, London is within Knightsbridge and Belgravia ward of London borough of City of Westminster. It falls under constituency Cities of London and Westminster. The nearest station is Hyde Park Corner which is 0.48km away from the postcode.Hyde Park Corner falls under London travel zone 1. The postcode SW1X 8BN is under the Metropolitan police force and Thames Water is the main water supplier in the area

Postcode Search Result 3 Eaton Place, London

Postcode:

SW1X 8BN

Address Details: 3
Eaton Place
Belgravia
London
Greater London
England
United Kingdom
SW1X 8BN
Parish: Westminster, unparished area
Ward: Knightsbridge and Belgravia
London Borough: City of Westminster
Country/State: Greater London
Constituency: Cities of London and Westminster
Region: London
Country: England

Map of SW1X 8BN - 3 Eaton Place, London, UK

Tavel around SW1X 8BN

Nearest Station: Hyde Park Corner
Distance: 0.48 km
London Travel Zone: 1

Other Useful Info of SW1X 8BN

Water: Thames Water
Police: Metropolitan Police

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