Cannon Street is situated in the ‘City’ area of central London. It runs almost parallel to the Thames and provides beautiful river views. In the middle ages, candle makers were the primary occupants of this street, which was known by the name Candelwrichstrete at the time. Several name changes and many years later, in the 1600s, it finally came to be known by its present name – Cannon Street. St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most famous London landmarks in the area. It occupies a significant place in the history of UK and draws large crowds of tourists throughout the year.
Cannon Street houses the offices of several investment firms that are in the business of asset management, securities dealing, and financial consultancy. Numerous banks and credit institutions also have executive suites in the vicinity. The locality benefits greatly from tourism, making it an ideal location to rent offices in.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is a fantastic entertainment option in Cannon Street. Rain or shine, you can expect great plays to be staged here throughout the year. The Bank of England Museum is another interesting attraction in the area. You may actually be able to get your hands on a real gold bar, albeit not to take home! Cannon Street offers a wonderful mix of eateries and restaurants, but is especially famous for establishments that offer fast food with a twist. The Don restaurant is an award winning eatery where you can expect to find the best burgers in London.
The closest station on the underground network is Cannon Street. Bank station is only a short walk, providing access to the DLR, Circle, Central, and Waterloo & City lines. Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street mainline stations are also within walking distance.