Steeped in history, Lower Thames Street is situated in the City of London, forming part of Thames Street which is divided into lower and upper sections. This street was once home to many courtiers in the reign of Henry VIII and the king is said to have met his mistresses in the residence of William Compton who lived on the street. Today, the area has been transformed into a bustling commercial area with plenty of office space and executive suites, including those of the Daily Express. Its central location means that Lower Thames Street is close to many local attractions, with some of the nearby sites including the Tower of London, HMS Belfast, and The Monument.
In addition to being the location of the prestigious Daily Express headquarters, Lower Thames Street is also home to a range of other businesses and working professionals. The Daily Star has offices here as well, and you will find commodity brokers, corporate entertainment groups here too.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You can enjoy a variety of venues for your evening entertainment, as there is plenty to choose from close to Lower Thames Street. You can catch a show at the Southwark Playhouse, enjoy live music at the Drum Cafe or head to Wilton’s Music Hall for some classical music. There are also many options when it comes to dining out, from delis and upmarket fast food eateries to fine dining and cuisine from around the world. For a taste of South East Asia, you can head to Wagamama or if you fancy sampling some French cuisine you will find Chez Gerard just a couple of minutes away. Bertorelli boasts delicious Italian dishes while great seafood can be enjoyed at Chamberlain’s.
Monument, London Bridge and Tower Hill tube stations are all easily accessible on foot. Mainline rail services are also located just a short walk away; a brisk stroll north will bring you to Fenchurch Street or Cannon Street railway stations. It is easy to catch buses and taxis around Lower Thames Street too, so all in all transport links in the area are very good.