One of 25 ancient wards in the City of London, Old Broad Street is an area with a rich history and one that is also very conveniently positioned in the heart of London’s vibrant financial district. Just off Threadneedle Street, it is close to the centuries old Bank of England and is surrounded by financial giants. It is also home to Tower 42, which was the first skyscraper in London and was formerly the Natwest Tower. Other nearby places of interest include Heron Tower, the Bank of England Museum, Mansion House, and the Electric Blue Gallery.
As part of the bustling financial district in central London, Old Broad Street is home to the office space of a number of financial and insurance service providers. There are also other business types that operate from the street, including marketing consultants, recruitment and employment agencies, and legal service providers. Avanta Austin Friars, Viewsonic Europe, MWB Business Exchange and Adapt are all business that operate within this area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
A range of different types of entertainment are within easy reach of Old Broad Street, so you can enjoy fun-filled evenings within a diverse array of venues. The Bishopsgate Institute is a great place to enjoy some classical music, the Barbican Theatre is the place to catch a great show, or if you fancy some live music you can head to the Old Blue Last. From restaurants owned by celebrity chefs to upmarket delis and international restaurants, there is something for everyone when it comes to eating out around Old Broad Street. Head to Rhodes 24 to sample dishes from celebrity chef Gary Rhodes, or if great Japanese food sounds more appealing, head to K-10. The Mercer is the place to go for hearty British dishes, or for a taste of South Asia try Mehek Restaurant.
A short walk from Old Broad Street will bring you to Liverpool Street or Bank tube stations. A number of important mainline services are also available from Liverpool Street or Moorgate railway stations. In addition to being well connected by tube and rail, you can also easily access bus services and taxis from Old Broad Street.