Situated in the fashionable and chic Bloomsbury district, Gower Street is home to a number of well known educational and artistic institutions, such as the University College London and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. The street was once home to none other than Charles Darwin, who is commemorated with a plaque on the street. An anonymous grey building on Gower Street, which has now been redeveloped, was once the headquarters of M15. Many excellent attractions are within a short walk from Gower Street, so there is plenty to explore and enjoy. You can pay a visit to Pollock’s Toy Museum, enjoy a trip to the British Museum, explore the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, or take in one of the many galleries in the area.
Gower Street is home to a number of educational facilities but there are also a number of other businesses in the area. Office space on Gower Street is taken by companies such as publishers, public relations and advertising agencies, as well as professional doctors, solicitors and accountants. MWB Business Exchange, Arup, OMD UK, and Weapon7 are all businesses with offices in the vicinity of Gower Street.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you are craving entertainment, you won’t be disappointed with the great choice available around Gower Street. You can enjoy live comedy, live music, theatre performances, jazz, cinema and much more. A great selection of dining establishments can be found here too, from upmarket cafes and delis for a quick bite, to fine dining restaurants offering international cuisine such as Spanish, Italian and Thai.
Gower Street boasts excellent transport links with Euston Square tube station in the immediate vicinity and Warren Street underground located just a short distance away. Euston railway station nearby and St Pancras International can be reached in under 15 minutes on foot. The area is well served by bus services and taxis, making it easy to get around.