City of Westminster

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Westminster is an area of central London within the City of Westminster, part of the West End, on the north bank of the River Thames. Westminster's concentration of visitor attractions and historic landmarks, one of the highest in London, includes the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

Social Prescribing

Until June 2018 One Westminster managed the Social Prescribing service in Westminster.

Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind runs wellbeing services under Community Programmes at Westminster Mind covering the rest of Westminster. They include activities such as music in mind, poetry, IT classes, walking trips, employment support, etc. Mother Tongue Counselling Service is one of the services managed by BWWMind, which runs as a part of the Community Living Well Network, and operates in Kensington & Chelsea, Queen’s Park and Paddington.


The area has a substantial residential population. By the 20th Century Westminster has seen rising residential condominiums with wealthy inhabitants. Hotels, large Victorian homes and barracks exist near to Buckingham Palace.


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