Tower Bridge, London England, UKLocation
Europe

Local time
GMT (From 25 Mar to 27 Oct GMT +1)

Capital
London

Language
English

Electricity
240V AC 50Hz

Int. direct dialing code
44

Driving
Driving is on the left. National license required. Minimum driving age is 17

Currency
Pound Sterling (GBP 1 = 100 Pence)

Notes
GBP: 5, 10, 20, 50. Scotland: 1, 5, 10, 20, 100

Coins
GBP: 1, 2. Pence: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50

Banks
0930-1530 Mon-Fri (some open Sat morning)

Offices
0900-1700 Mon-Fri

Shops
0900-1730 Mon-Sat

Emergency services
Police, Fire & Ambulance: 999

Climate
Temperate climate generally cool to mild with frequent cloud and rain throughout the year, but also spells of settled, fine weather. Summers can be quite warm. The south tends to be warmer and drier than the north, and the west wetter than the east. Most rain (snow in winter) is in the higher regions of Scotland, Wales and Northern England.