"to the right, the West End of London, with the City beyond"
Shaftesbury Avenue from Piccadilly Circus c1949
GNU Free Documentation LicenseShaftesbury Avenue from Piccadilly Circus c1949 - Credit: Chalmers Butterfield

"The West End" is an area of central London best known for its theatres and shopping. Famous landmarks include Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden and Oxford Street.

"The City" refers to the original medieval city of London, which now finds itself in the eastern part of central London.  It is the traditional home of London's banking industry, and is the location of the Bank of England and the Stock Exchange.