Historically, Wimpole Street has been known for two main contributions: the musical and the medical. For the former, the classical cognoscenti love Wigmore Hall, just around the corner, one of the finest chamber music venues in the country. WImpole Street itself was once home to Paul McCartney, who wrote Yesterday here at his then girlfriend Jane Asher’s doctor parents' house. Regarding the latter, along Wimpole Street and neighbouring Harley Street, you’ll find every conceivable medical service and therapy: here, too, is the Royal Society of Medicine, with a fascinating progamme of events. Despite its quiet, stately atmosphere, Wimpole Street is close to the busy dining and shopping areas of St Christopher’s Place and Marylebone Lane - and as it's close to the western, smarter end of Oxford Street, you’ll find John Lewis and, a little further along, Selfridges.