Nestled in the northeast end of the City of London and built up around the impressive Victorian mainline railway station, Liverpool Street is a bustling commercial mecca. With such excellent transport links, fantastic shopping and an extensive array of places to eat and drink, and with recent significant investment in development and improvement, this really is a place that has a great deal going for it.
No wonder so many businesses of all types and sizes are looking to set up office space in Liverpool Street: there is so much to love! Let’s take a look at what makes this City of London business hub special.
Getting to know your way around Liverpool Street
Liverpool Street, London’s main financial centre, is divided into a number of key districts, many of which are undergoing extensive redevelopment and exciting changes for those who working in and visiting the area.
Broadgate is an area currently under major redevelopment. 100 Liverpool Street will bring over 400,000 square feet of bright and airy office space, as well as a host of exciting new shops and restaurants, all set around an eco-friendly building. 20,000 feet of outdoor terraces will spread over five levels, with lush landscaping attracting bees, butterflies and birds. Work is expected to be completed in 2020.
Bishopsgate is an area of Liverpool Street that’s on the up. One of the major developments happening here is Heron Plaza, due for completion in 2020. The 43-storey tower will house 109 private luxury residences and a 5-star luxury hotel featuring a 380-seat double height ballroom and conference facility. The entire complex will be set in a landscaped plaza bordered by quality retail outlets, creating a new public space filled with shops and cafés.
New Broad Street is a couple of minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street mainline station and in walking distance of Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Bank Tube stations. Cafés, bars and restaurants abound in this area, making it a popular meeting and socialising spot for local office workers. The area features a number of stunning Grade II listed buildings, many of them recently refurbished to create ultra-modern office space boasting ample natural light and desirable amenities.
Old Broad Street is again just minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street, Bank and Moorgate Tube stations as well as Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street mainline stations. Brimming with listed buildings and close to the Bank of England, one of Old Broad Street’s most iconic landmarks is the Stock Exchange Tower, once home to the London Stock Exchange and now providing contemporary office space featuring excellent natural light and excellent modern facilities.
Liverpool Street – the ultimate location
Businesses relying on exceptional commuter links love Liverpool Street for all it offers in the realm of transport.
Liverpool Street mainline station connects London with the counties of Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk courtesy of TfL Rail and Greater Anglia services, and east London, north London and Hertfordshire via the London Overground. Stansted Airport via the Stansted Express takes 47 minutes, with trains running every 15 minutes.
Liverpool Street Underground station connects the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines for simple travel right around the Capital.
Other Tube stations in the vicinity, all in walking distance, are Bank, Moorgate, Monument, Aldgate and Aldgate East. Fenchurch Street mainline station is also close by offering routes from London into Essex.
From Liverpool Street, you can reach London City Airport by road in 25 minutes, or from nearby Bank station you can take the Docklands Light Railway directly to the airport with a journey time of 20 minutes.
Popular Liverpool Street office space trends
Office space around all the districts of Liverpool Street is in high demand, and there is plenty of choice to suit all types of businesses and working styles.
From boutique offices set in stunning listed buildings and designed to impress sophisticated clients, through to workspaces in ultra-modern landmark buildings featuring all that today’s workforces demand such as outdoor green spaces, stunning views and lashings of natural light; from serviced office space with meeting rooms and cutting edge presentation technology ideal for younger businesses, through to flexible co-working opportunities, there is little you won’t find around London’s Liverpool Street.
Helping you find office space along Liverpool Street
Looking to locate your office on or near Liverpool Street? We have many attractive options ready and waiting to be viewed. Whether you are seeking to rent or purchase, the team at Newton Perkins is on hand to share its in-depth knowledge of the local area to help you make the best commercial property decision going forward.
To discuss your Liverpool Street office space needs with a member of our helpful team, please get in touch.