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Place of interest

Underground Tube Station/directions


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Waterloo (Sunset)

Main line station, Underground station, Bridge and Area of central London.

Kinks link : In song title "Waterloo Sunset", and musical play "Return to Waterloo".


  Waterloo (B, N)

straight into Main line station. Bridge 200 yards NW along Waterloo Road.

waterloo stn waterloo-tube-station waterloo_bridge

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Kinks College

Part of University of London, usually mis-spelled as King's College.

Kinks link:Location for part of Geoff's education and re-named by him.

  Temple (Ci, D)

West along Embankment, college on right.

Somerset House

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Savoy Tavern (now the Savoy Tup)

Pub in central London where they feel safe and sound.

Kinks link : Mentioned in Ray's book "Waterloo Sunset". Also, the location for most important part of Geoff's education. RDD once drank half a pint of bitter in Geoff’s presence here (c.1972)

  Temple (Ci, D)

West along Embankment, under Waterloo Bridge, right into Savoy Street. Savoy Tavern on right. Or, coming from Waterloo, cross the bridge, take the first left, then left again.

savoy tup

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"Terry meets Julie...Waterloo Station....every Friday night" - Ray Davies, Waterloo Sunset

"Who are you waiting for?"
"The man who wrote "Waterloo Sunset". I've been trying to coax him across the river. I've been in the bar at the Savoy every night, just as he said, but he never comes. He's not ready to leave the underground." - Ray Davies, from "Waterloo Sunset", the book, 1997


Choose a map (each shows a small portion of London): Abbey Road, Archway, Berkeley Mews, Lavender HillMuswell Hill, Savile Row, Soho, Victoria and Waterloo

Click here to learn about other Kinks places not shown on the maps (This is the "Other Kinks Places" page).

Note: each tube station *name* has a letter (or several letters) next to it. This indicates which tube line the stop is on.

 B - Bakerloo (brown)

 M - Metropolitan (purple)

 Ce - Central (red)

 N - Northern (black)

 Ci - Circle (yellow)

 P - Piccadilly (dark blue)

 D - District (green)

 V - Victoria (light blue)

 J - Jubilee (grey)


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