The area of Bank in central London is the heart of the capital’s financial district. The Bank of England has been located here since 1734 and the area is named after the landmark building. The area has been home to the London Stock Exchange, Lloyd’s of London, and has been the headquarters for Barclays and HSBC. Prestigious institutions are drawn to premium offices within converted period buildings and impressive modern business premises that Bank has to offer.
The architecture in Bank is stunning and famous landmarks in the area include Sir Christopher Wren’s St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the Millennium Bridge and The Barbican Exhibition Centre where you can watch live plays and music events, and is the home of the London Symphony Orchestra.
Businesses in the area benefit from easy access to Bank station, which is interlinked with Monument station, providing connections throughout London.
Serviced Office Space in Bank
Bank is a mix of modern glass buildings and Georgian houses, many of which have been sympathetically converted into luxury furnished offices, such as the office suites available in the former home of the London Stock Exchange. Modern business centres provide a variety of stylish serviced offices, many with panoramic views, independent workspaces and private meeting rooms.
Tenants renting serviced office space in the area benefit from excellent transport links across London. Bank underground station, which is linked to Monument underground station, gives access to all areas of London and is served by the Central, Northern and Waterloo & City lines. The Docklands Light Railway provides regular services to Canary Wharf and Docklands. There are also plenty of bus routes available.
Shopping and Dining in Bank
There are a variety of restaurants in Bank including The Folly, perfect for brunch, lunch or early dinner, the Duck & Waffle and Oblix which provide stunning views, and The Breakfast Club. Alongside a range of office premises, Bank features a selection of luxury boutique outlets, fashion retailers and well-known high street names. Clink Prison Museum is on the site of one of the oldest prisons in England, and is well worth a visit. Bank is also home to a number of elegant period hotels that sit alongside more modern places to stay.