London is both England and the United Kingdom’s capital city, and with a population of some 8 million people, it is a truly diverse world cultural capital. North, South, East and West London all offer their unique characteristics, as well as their different strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment and finance. London is the administrative centre of England, where The Houses of Parliament and other government and trade bodies are located. This vibrant city boasts some interesting architecture and many buildings are of historical interest. Some of the famous monuments located across London include: Nelson’s Column at Trafalgar Square, the Monument in the City, Marble Arch in the West End, and Big Ben in Westminster. As a result of hosting the 2012 Olympic Games, London has benefited from major road, travel and accommodation improvements and expansion. The Docklands area of London alongside the River Thames has recently undergone significant regeneration, providing new office buildings and housing and additional rail links.
Setting up your business here
London is an excellent location when considering commerce, as it is a leading global city and one of the world’s leading financial centres. Many companies have headquarters situated in London, including those operating within the financial, banking, trading, media and publishing sectors. Excellent transport links provide easy and convenient access, with the London Underground, Overground trains, bus and taxi services and even cycle hire. London is served by several airports of which Heathrow is the busiest in the United Kingdom, making London an important and convenient gateway for business.
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Things to do in London
London offers an exciting array of attractions and eateries. The choice of restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels is unparalleled, whether your taste is for typical British fare – Anchor & Hope pub in SE1, Poppies for excellent fish and chips in E1, or modern Indian food – The Cinnamon Club in SW1, authentic Italian food – L’Anima in EC2, or head to the Soho area in W1 for a wide choice of Chinese dishes. An extensive range of bars and clubs can be found throughout London – Babble in Mayfair, DSTRKT in Piccadilly, Vertigo 42 in the City, The Prospect of Whitby in Wapping, Bluebird in Chelsea, and Beach Blanket Babylon with locations in both Shoreditch and Notting Hill – so there will always be a suitable setting for meeting clients or friends. For those with an interest in culture, London has an amazing number of museums and galleries covering almost every subject, including The British Museum, The Science Museum, The Tate Gallery and The National Gallery. For entertainment including music, drama or comedy, London’s theatres and comedy clubs are numerous and can be found in London’s West End as well as areas such as Islington. London is also home to The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and Sadler’s Wells in EC1 – the world leader in dance, as well as the many parks and open spaces, including Hyde Park in W2 and Primrose Hill in NW1. Shopping in London is an enjoyable experience, too – from Selfridges in Bond Street, the traditional Fortnum & Mason’s in Piccadilly, Liberty’s in Regent Street to Harrods in Knightsbridge.
- Tube lines: Bakerloo, Central, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Waterloo & City, DLR, London Overground
- Mainline stations: Waterloo, Paddington, King's Cross St Pancras, Euston, Charing Cross, Victoria, London Bridge, Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street
- Nearest motorways: M11, M1, M40, A40(M), M4, M3, M23, A102 (M)
- Nearest airports: Heathrow, City, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton
- Other: There are more than 700 bus routes in London. Eurostar operates from St. Pancras International directly into Paris, Lille and Brussels. Several companies operate buses from Central London locations directly to airports