Things to do in Aldgate
This area is in a perfect location to travel to and from the City of London and as such, is popular with employees working in the area while its proximity to public transport links makes it perfect for leisure travellers as well.
Aldgate serviced apartments are a great idea for anyone who wants to be close to work and to other parts of London as well. Aldgate holds the unique advantage of being located in a part of of East London that is considered by many as being the gateway to the financial district of Canary Wharf.
Over the past few years, Aldgate has transformed into a largely residential area filled with professionals and much like neighbouring Shoreditch, Aldgate embodies the architectural aesthetics that define London’s East End. The buildings in Aldgate are a mixture of Victorian-era structures and 21st century architecture.
Aldgate simultaneously contains symbols of the new and old including:
- The Bevis Marks Synagogue (the oldest synagogue in the United Kingdom)
- The Gherkin- located at 30 St Mary Axe, this uniquely shaped building was completed in 2004. Standing tall at 180 metres, it is an instantly recognizable London landmark.
Although East London was synonymous with Jack the Ripper and other morbid stories from the past, considerable redevelopment has transformed the area and aldgate serviced accommodation is one of the most desirable in London.
Not only is it a picturesque place to live in and one that is steeped in history, but Aldgate is great for the 21st century traveller due to its good connections to other parts of the city. In the vicinity you will find several underground stations including Aldgate Station, Tower Hill Station and Liverpool Street Station. Staying in Aldgate means all of London is easily accessible.