A Comprehensive Guide to Working in Liverpool Street

1. Overview
2. Demographics of Liverpool Street
3. Types of Buildings Found in Liverpool Street
4. Comparing Liverpool Street Office Prices to Areas Nearby
5. Similar Areas to Rent Workspace In
6. Where to Eat and Drink
7. A List of Green Spaces for Lunchtime
8. Business and Industry Events in Liverpool Street
9.  Where to Shop in Liverpool Street
10. Great Hotels in the Area
11. Liverpool Street's Wellbeing Facilities
12. Liverpool Street - Hidden Gems

 

Overview

Liverpool Street is a vibrant commercial hub in the City of London. The station connects the area to other parts of London and beyond and is home to several landmarks, including the Gherkin and the Lloyd’s Building. 

If you decide to base your business in Liverpool Street, you'll have plenty of workspaces to choose from, from traditional corporate offices to trendy new coworking spaces. Spitalfields is nearby, so there’s a wide array of places to shop, eat, and drink.

 

Demographics of Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street is home to diverse demographics, from students to professionals across various sectors.

Statistics include:

• Liverpool Street Station first opened to passengers on 2 February 1874.

• In 2023, London's Liverpool Street station replaced Waterloo as the busiest in Britain.

• Liverpool Street is in the ward of Bishopsgate.

• The area has a population of 1505 people.

• The most popular sectors of employment are property and finance.

 

Types of Buildings Found in Liverpool Street

As a predominantly commercial and financial destination, Liverpool Street has many office buildings that provide serviced offices for organisations operating in finance, law, HR, and other areas. Nearby residential areas such as Shoreditch feature Georgian and Victorian townhouses and newer builds.

 

Comparing Liverpool Street Office Prices to Areas Nearby

The average price of a coworking membership in Liverpool Street is £340 per month, while the average price of a desk in a private office is £578 per month. 

Close by in Moorgate, the average price of a desk in a coworking space is £284, and the average price of a desk in a private office is £623. 

 

Similar Areas to Rent Workspace In

Canary Wharf is another of London’s primary financial districts. Like Liverpool Street’s workspaces, there are ample offices in modern commercial buildings and skyscrapers. 

Bank is another similar area which is incredibly popular with finance professionals.

 

Where to Eat and Drink

Galvin La Chapelle is an excellent place for client meetings or sophisticated celebrations. It is housed in a Grade II-listed building with chandeliers and gorgeous original features. The food is modern French, with pride taken in using seasonal ingredients.

This is just one of many well-regarded restaurants in and around Liverpool Street. 

If you're toasting to success with your coworkers or unwinding after a long week in the office, try The Ten Bells in Spitalfields. This charming Victorian pub offers a selection of beers, ales, and classic pub food.

 

A List of Green Spaces for Lunchtime

A few parks and green spaces are within walking distance of Liverpool Street, where you can relax and unwind on your lunch break.

• Bunhill Fields Burial Ground (view map) – A historic cemetery and green space a short walk from Liverpool Street Station.

• Finsbury Circus Garden (view map) – A public park created in the 17th century. It is the largest green space within the Square Mile.

• Barbican Water Gardens (view map) – A peaceful green space and water garden within the Barbican Centre complex.

 

Business And Industry Events in Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street is one of London’s biggest commercial hubs, so it’s no surprise that it hosts an array of business and industry events.

Broadleaf at 25 Old Broad Street is a popular venue for companies looking to hire event space in the area, but there are many others - including plenty that form part of the area’s coworking spaces.

 

Where to Shop in Liverpool Street

There’s no shortage of places to shop here.

Broadgate Circle sits adjacent to Liverpool Street Station and provides an array of high-street shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars to explore. Workers often pop by during or after work for a bite to eat. 

Spitalfields Market is a short walk from Liverpool Street Station. This bustling marketplace is home to stalls selling everything from arts and crafts to gourmet food. Around the edge of the market, you’ll also find permanent restaurants.

 

Great Hotels in the Area

Andaz London Liverpool Street is a sophisticated hotel on Liverpool Street that is worth considering if you’re travelling on business. 

It is conveniently located opposite Liverpool Street Station, making it readily accessible for those commuting to the area by train. In addition to luxury rooms and amenities, The Andaz offers modern and stylish meeting rooms, conference areas, and event spaces. 

Other hotels on Liverpool Street include 196 Bishopsgate, The Bull and Hide, Urban Stay, and Pan Pacific London.

 

Liverpool Street's Wellbeing Facilities

Liverpool Street is a popular business district with a choice of gyms and spas catering to the health and well-being of those working there.  

One example is Virgin Active Aldersgate, which boasts an array of fitness facilities - including cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. There’s also a swimming pool, spa facilities and exercise classes.

Fitness First Bishopsgate is also situated near Liverpool Street Station and offers a variety of workout options, such as cardio machines, strength training equipment, group fitness classes, personal training services and a sauna for relaxation.

 

Liverpool Street - Hidden Gems

Although Liverpool itself isn’t exactly the place to go for hidden gems, plenty are nearby. 

Take Dennis Severs' House, as one example. The museum transports visitors back to 18th-century London, with each curated room offering an insight into what life was like for previous residents.

Everyman at Broadgate is a luxury cinema with three screens and a large 70’s style bar. The venue is ideal for relaxing after a long day at the office.


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