Stretched within the perimeter made by London Wall, the City, Whitechapel and East End, Aldgate is an area dominated by modern buildings, tall glass office blocks and traditional design. Being an area formed by its majority of office buildings, that are home to a number of financial, legal and insurance firms, corporate serviced apartments in Aldgate have a focus on being convenient, often within the same building as many of the companies based there. Some of London’s most famous skyscrapers are all accessible (Lloyd’s Register building, ‘The Gherkin’, London Metal Exchange and the newly built Ledenhall Building). You will notice however, some historical remains from Victorian and Tudor periods that complete Aldgate’s urban landscape.
Leadenhall, Aldgate is an area of East London fondly regarded as the gateway to the financial district of Canary Wharf. Here you will find an influx of young professionals, buzzing with excitement in and around one of the many traditional pubs in the area. There are a variety of local landmarks in the area including Bevis Marks Synagogue which happens to be the oldest in the UK, yet in contrast you will find modern architecture to marvel at the Gherkin, an insurance building resembling one of the UK’s favourite pickled vegetables. The surrounding areas and Aldgate itself are fantastic for shopping, with Aldgate High Street having a range of well-known eateries - perfect for grabbing a bite to eat when on a short term stay in Aldgate. Meanwhile, just around the corner is the entrance to Brick Lane, where you can find a complete world of bohemian and vintage clothing shops.
One of the advantages of having places to stay in Aldgate is the area’s accessibility to public transport; Liverpool Street, Monument, Cannon Street, Bank and Aldgate stations being the marks of the area. Railway stations are situated on Cannon Street, Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street, Blackfriars and Moorgate (a vital component when looking for corporate accommodation in Aldgate) Being well-linked with the London districts, people living in Aldgate can reach farthest London points within an hour.
Our selection of places to stay in Aldgate are perfect whether you are visiting for a short period of time or wish to be based somewhere with active surroundings, yet easily commutable to the corporate setting of the City. All are spacious and fully furnished with tasteful and modern finishes - incorporating a complete kitchen and comfortable surroundings to relax in. All of our serviced apartments are never more than 400m from a tube station, so you’ll never miss any of the action!