""Up West"" London Local Custom Tip by KennetRose

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Londoners talk about going "up west" when going to the centre of town (the "West End") shopping or for a night out. This is true even in Notting Hill, which is due west of the West End, so a Notting Hiller going up west will actually be travelling due east.

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  • Written Oct 30, 2002
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