Living in Aldgate

Stretched within the perimeter made by London Wall, the City, Whitechapel and East End, Aldgate are a neighborhood dominated by modern buildings, tall glass office blocks with futuristic design. Being an area formed in its majority of office buildings, especially those hosting insurance companies, the residential segment focus on London specific buildings, with bright apartments, which is inserted through glass giants. Here are some of London skyscrapers as Lloyd’s Register building, 30 St Mary Axe, London Metal Exchange and the Willis Building. Aldgate estate agents recommend the area, especially for companies which can establish in a well- loved business area their headquarters. From point to point, some historical remains from Victorian and Tudor periods are completing Aldgate’s urban landscape. The real estate area transactions volume (relocations, pre-leases, expansions and renegotiations) is increasing yearly. New office buildings delivered in 2014 or under construction have attracted most tenants; proximity to the subway, good residential area and quality of projects were the main reasons why these Aldgate buildings were chosen, thus raising the Aldgate lettings on the London’s estate ranking. In the proximity, there’s Altab Ali Park, London Bridge, Shoreditch, the City, Blackfriars and Barbican.

Sights & Attractions

Although much of the area is devoted to office buildings, historical appearance was preserved intact and many locations built in the past have been restored and offered to visitors. Thus, Brick Lane, Christ Church Spitalfields, St Magnus the Martyr, Mansion House, the Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe), Tower Of London, Rivington Place, Southwark Cathedral and Heron Tower can be visited daily. Must-see places in Aldgate area are Whitechapel Gallery, Raven Row, Dennis Severs’ House, Spitalfields City Farm, Design Museum, Tower Bridge Exhibition, City Hall, Iniva and Bank of England Museum. A special place in the Aldgate properties is the Aldgate Pump, the place where in the past (actually the1700’s), were measured the distances to Essex and Middlesex Counties. Today, on the place where the pump was built there are some drinking fountains. The oldest UK’s synagogue, the Bevis Marks Synagogue (erected in 1699) can be visited along with the St Katharine Cree, St Andrew Undershaft and St. Botolph’s.

Squares & Gardens

Aldgate’s streets are reflecting on the best way the Aldgate apartments quality,being well-structured, aesthetically pleasing and sun-filled. Whitechapel Road, Middlesex St, Old Montague Street, Wenworth Street, Osborn Street, Fieldgate Street, Greatorex Street, Goulston Street or Commercial Street is just some of the streets that connect properties in Aldgate. Thai Square and Mumbai Square host various restaurants and pubs where you can have fun. Although it is a small park, the Altab Ali Park is famous as being an homage to fight against racism.

Universities & Colleges

Some of the most prestigious universities and colleges in London have established their campuses here. Guild Hall College, London School of Commerce, London Hyde Park College, The Business School Of London, London College Of Law & Business, Istituto Marangoni, London Ambassador College, London Academy Of Learning, St. Peters College Of London and London Metropolitan University. The London Metropolitan University offers quality courses, social diversity, reflecting its multicultural level of preparations. Since their students come from a range of backgrounds, have always made sure that the education they provide is accessible and flexible.

Schools

At the primary level St Paul’s Cathedral School, Canon Barnett Primary School, English Martyrs Roman Catholic Primary School, Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School and Christ Church CofE School offer the strong basis of the learning. Accompanied them, on the secondary level, Ebrahim Academy, City of London School for Girls, St Paul’s Cathedral School, The Complete Works Independent School and City of London School complete the of list these prestigious educational institutions.

Hospitals

With many office buildings in the neighborhood, The Royal London Hospital, London Bridge Hospital, Barts and The London NHS Trust and Ambrose King Sexual Health Centre couldn’t be accommodated than as modern buildings. Medical professionalism, modern appliances and high-tech equipment available, recommend The Royal London Hospital as one of the hospitals that provide increased chance at the life of its patients.

Entertainment

Designed to offer maximum comfort, with cozy and intimate interiors, various menus and good music, Omnino it is one of the most popular restaurants in Aldgate. Perfectly priced are also Bevis Marks the Restaurant, Kenza, Old Tea Warehouse, Barcelona Tapas, The Sterling and Thai Square City.   Well Connected   One of the advantages of the area is accessibility to public transport; Liverpool Street, Monument, Cannon Street, Bank and Aldgate stations being the marks of the area. The railway stations are situated on Cannon Street, Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street, Blackfriars and Moorgate. Being well-linked with the London districts, people living in Aldgate can reach farthest London point within one hour.

Aldgate Local Area Info

Schools

Primary Schools

  • Primary Schools
  • Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School
  • English Martyrs Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Canon Barnett Primary School
  • Christ Church CofE School
  • St Paul’s Cathedral School

Secondary Schools

  • The Complete Works Independent School
  • St Paul’s Cathedral School
  • City of London School for Girls
  • City of London School
  • Ebrahim Academy

Colleges

  • Guild Hall College
  • Istituto Marangoni London
  • Academy Of Learning London
  • Ambassador College London
  • College Of Law & Business
  • London Hyde Park College
  • London School Of Commerce
  • St. Peters College Of London
  • The Business School Of London

Hospitals

  • The Royal London Hospital
  • London Bridge Hospital
  • The London NHS Trust

Whitechapel Gallery
Brick Lane
Christ Church Spitalfields
Raven Row
The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
Heron Tower
Dennis Severs’ House
Tower Of London
Spitalfields City Farm
St Magnus the Martyr
Bank of England Museum
Mansion House
City Hall
Design Museum
Tower Bridge Exhibition
Rivington Place
Iniva
Southwark Cathedral

Tube Stations

Bank
Monument
Liverpool Street
Aldgate
Cannon Street

Train Stations

Cannon Street station
Fenchurch Street station
Blackfriars station
Moorgate station
Liverpool Street station

Aldgate Map

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