About Covent Garden
A bustling district in London’s West End, Covent Garden is a key commercial centre. Covent Garden is one of the most popular tourist destinations in London, famed for its piazza, boutique shops, street entertainment and nightlife. Serviced offices are found in a number of impressive period properties, housing a wide range of businesses, including design companies, software developers and business management consultants.
The area is divided by Long Acre, the main thoroughfare through Covent Garden, with Neal’s Yard and Seven Dials to the north, while the south contains the central square with the Royal Opera House, theatres, the London Transport Museum and many grand, elegant buildings.
Companies renting office space in the area are never far from entertainment. Covent Garden is famous for its street entertainment, with an eclectic mix of performers from acrobatics and circus acts to classical music. A bustling and vibrant area of central London, Covent Garden is a truly exciting location for companies to be based, benefitting from great transport links.
Renting Serviced Offices in Covent Garden
The retail trade is strong in Covent Garden, along Long Acre and within the former market buildings. The majority of serviced offices and business centres are located in impressive period and listed buildings that have been converted to provide a variety of open plan, coworking and private offices with meeting rooms, conference facilities, break-out areas, manned reception and high tech capabilities.
For tenants renting serviced offices in the area, there are plenty of nearby transport links. Covent Garden underground station is on the Piccadilly line, while Leicester Square station provides access to the Northern and Piccadilly lines. Other nearby stations include Charing Cross stations and Holborn underground station. There is only one bus route serving Covent Garden but there are over 30 routes on the Strand or Kingsway which are in easy reach.
Shopping and Restaurants
The original Covent Garden Market opened as a retail centre in 1980 and has a variety of specialist shops, craft outlets, cafes, bars and the Apple Market stalls that sell a range of goods including jewellery, vintage clothing and antiques. Further market stalls can be found in the Jubilee Hall, whilst Long Acre features clothes shop and fashion boutiques. Neal Street is known for its shoe shops, and there are further independent outlets in Neal’s Yard and Seven Dials.
Alongside serviced office buildings, Covent Garden has an abundance of restaurants and eateries serving a diverse range of cuisine including renowned restaurant Balthazar, Frenchie, the Ivy Market Grill, and Ollie Dabbou at The Henrietta.
There are over sixty pubs and bars in Covent Garden, perfect for a quick drink after a day in the office. One of the oldest pubs in the area is the Lamb & Flag on Rose Street; it is believed that the pub has been on this site since 1772.