Situated in the bustling City of London, Gresham Street was created in the mid 1800s and was named after Thomas Gresham, who was a British merchant and financier. There are a number of richly historic side roads just off Gresham Road, making this an area steeped in history, as is the case with most of the City of London. The street is very close to a range of attractions and places of interest, particularly historic places. Some of the attractions within easy reach of Gresham Street are the Museum of London, the Bank of England Museum, Mansion House and St Paul’s Cathedral.
Home to the headquarters of the banking giant Lloyd’s, as well as a range of other finance titans such as Investec and Schroders, Gresham Street is a veritable financial hub. Amongst those taking up office space on the street are banks and financial providers, insurance providers, stockbrokers, surveyors and solicitors.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You can reach a wide variety of entertainment with ease from Gresham Street. The Barbican Centre is just down the road and, being in central London, theatres, live music venues, and comedy clubs are always close at hand. You will always have a huge variety of dining options available at Gresham Street, as there are so many restaurants and eateries to choose from. The Hawksmoor Guildhall offers a variety of tasty American dishes, a range of vegetarian meals can be enjoyed at The Place Below, or you can enjoy delicious seafood at Sweetings.
You will find that many forms of transport are easily accessible in Gresham Street. St Paul’s and Bank tube stations are both just a short walk away. Mainline services are also easy to access, with Moorgate and Cannon Street stations both in the area. Getting a bus or a taxi in this Gresham Street is also very easy, and there are plenty of secure car parks for those who are keen to drive themselves.