Today, it marks the central point for measuring distances from London. The replacement cross stands in the forecourt of Charing Cross station.
Charing Cross is the notional "centre of London". It is the point from which distances from London are calculated.
- The hospital was close to the station, but was demolished. Staff were transferred to a hospital bearing the same name elsewhere in London.
- Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road, Survey of London: volumes 33 and 34: St Anne Soho (1966), pp. 296–312. Date accessed: 09 August 2009