Aldwych is a bustling area of central London, within the hub of the City of Westminster. Located close to the Strand as well as the tourist centre of Covent Garden, Aldwych houses several grand buildings including the Australian High Commission. The name Aldwych comes from an old-English word, meaning 'old marketplace'. Today the area is well-known for its luxurious five-star hotels, and its proximity to many of the top theatres and nightspots of London. The prestigious university Kings College is located in Aldwych, and the area has benefited from many new developments over the years. Aldwych is also a popular location to live, with luxurious and modern apartments available to buy or rent in the area.
Setting up your business here
If you are looking to set up your business in a central London location, with great transport links and easy access to the many attractions of London, then Aldwych is the perfect location. The grand, historic buildings and proximity to the transport hub of Charing Cross make it popular with many other businesses, including the energy company Aldwych International, the modern hotel Number One Aldwych, and Takeda Development Centre Europe. There are many different serviced office options available in the Aldwych area, which also has convenient shops located close by, to take care of your every need.
A typical office in Aldwych
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Things to do in Aldwych
Aldwych is in walking distance of the picturesque Victoria Embankment, a popular destination for tourists to take a stroll and view the sites of London. The world famous Aldwych theatre has a seating capacity of 1200 and is home to many of the top London plays and musicals. The impressive building is grade-II listed and a stones-throw from the Waldarf Hilton Hotel. Visitors to Aldwych will also enjoy a walk along the strand and a visit to Somerset House, an internationally renowned gallery which is home to a romantic ice-skating rink in the winter months. There are restaurants and bars to cater for all tastes in Aldwych, and ideal for a business meeting or after-work drink. The grand Delaunay is open for breakfast, lunch and supper, and has an exquisite a la carte menu as well as the option for private dining. The Lobby Bar at Number One Aldwych has a reputation for fine cocktails, and the Cellar Door is an intimate bar hosting cabaret nights and Jazz bands.
- Tube lines: Circle & District lines from Temple and Embankment; Piccadilly line from Covent Garden
- Mainline stations: Charing Cross, Waterloo
- Nearest motorways: A4, A4200, A301
- Nearest airports: London City, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted
- Other: There are more than 10 buses from Aldwych taking passengers across London. Route 38 of the London Cycle Network