An area in the City of London, Aldgate is the eastern-most gateway through the ‘London Wall’, leading from the City to Whitechapel and the East End of London. An historic area of London dating back to the Roman period, there are plenty of period properties in the area, many housing premium office space.
Aldgate is home to a number of impressive buildings, including 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), a skyscraper housing premium serviced offices, which is built on the former site of the Baltic Exchange before a bomb destroyed the building in 1992. A number of other notable buildings are also nearby, including The Leadenhall Building, the Bank of England and Trinity House, which are part of the stunning skyline which can been seen from many of the tall office premises in the area.
Aldgate offers businesses a prestigious City address, attracting companies from a wide range of industries. Boasting excellent transport links and a range of office premises with a mix of sizes and styles to suit all tastes and requirements, look no further than Aldgate.
Offices Available to Rent in Aldgate
The insurance and financial industries dominate Aldgate with many established companies housed in prominent buildings and skyscrapers including the Lloyd’s Register, the London Metal Exchange and 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin). With a plethora of industries and a diverse client bank, businesses are encouraged to thrive in the fashionable and much loved ‘East End.’
Architecturally diverse, large modern new builds share street space with listed warehouses and Victorian mansion blocks, many of which have been converted into well-serviced office suites. Being the heart of the UK’s finance sector, Aldgate is home to several premium business centres.
Aldgate is served with excellent travel connections, linking to all areas of the City, ideal for companies renting office space in the area. Aldgate Station serves the Circle and Metropolitan lines, and there is access to the DLR. Bus services are plentiful, giving easy access to nearby areas.
Food and Leisure in Aldgate
Approximately a 10 minute walk away, Old Spitalfields Market is one of London’s oldest markets and contains a range of shops and stalls, all against a backdrop of beautiful buildings. Spitalfields Market offers a wide mix of food stalls for office workers to choose from to suit all tastes. Famous Rivington Street and Kingsland Road house an abundance of bars, cafes and clubs, and there are six Michelin starred restaurants in Aldgate.