About Fenchurch Street
Fenchurch Street lends its name to one of the main train stations in the City of London and the road itself runs through part of the Square Mile best known for its associations with the insurance sector. Like much of the City, Fenchurch Street and its environs comprises of a blend of old and new buildings and developments. The area’s history, as a significant commercial centre, stretches back two millennia but it has recently seen huge investment and construction of impressive and modern office space towers. Leadenhall Market and Lloyd’s of London lie close to Fenchurch Street, as does the Tower of London and the River Thames to the south. Other very prominent landmarks in close proximity to Fenchurch Street include the Gherkin on St Mary Axe, the Bank of England and the Christopher Wren’s Monument to the Great Fire of London. Meanwhile, one of the most recent additions to the London skyline lies on Fenchurch Street itself, with the so-called Walkie-Talkie tower found at number 20.
Setting up your business here
A big advantage of setting up a business on or around Fenchurch Street is its proximity to a major mainline station, as well as Tube stations at Monument, Aldgate and Tower Hill. The area lies towards the south-easterly corner of the City of London and is extremely well located for any business operating in the financial services sector and particularly in the field of insurance. Another advantage of the location is its closeness to Canary Wharf, which is within easy reach via taxi or the Docklands Light Railway. Companies based on and around Fenchurch Street include insurance companies like AIG and Lex London and management consultants Accenture and KStar Associates.
A typical office in Fenchurch Street
Here is an example of a typical office in this area:
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Things to do in Fenchurch Street
Local landmarks around Fenchurch Street are almost too numerous to list but the Tower of London and St Katherine’s Docks are certainly among the highlights. There are a great many restaurants, bars and traditional English pubs in the vicinity too. For modern eateries check out Haz Pantation Place, which serves quality Turkish cuisine, or Le Paris Grill for a quality French bistro. For a casual drinking location, you could try the East India Arms, which was built back in 1829, the Elephant, which has more of a modern feel, or the City Flogger, which has an understated but sophisticated atmosphere.
- Tube lines: Circle, Metropolitan, District, DLR
- Mainline stations: Fenchurch Street, London Cannon Street, Liverpool Street
- Nearest motorways: M25, A11
- Nearest airports: City, Gatwick, Stansted, Heathrow