Located in central London, Fleet Street benefits from access to the city’s top attractions and is easily accessible for employees and clients alike. Fleet Street is near to convenient transport links and the area is a popular tourist destination, as well as a prominent business district.
Nearby places of interest
Fleet Street makes up a famous part of London’s history and was the setting for the story of Sweeny Todd. Its streets are lined with beautiful architecture, some dating back to before the fire of London in 1666. With characterful pubs, ancient monuments, breath-taking churches and beautiful statues, a walk along Fleet Street could take you all day, if you stop to look at every site of interest.
St Paul’s Cathedral is located at one end of the street and the Law Courts are at the other. To take a stroll along this road is to step back into history. It is a beautiful place to entertain visiting clients, especially those from outside London. Choose a pub or restaurant, or take a tour around one of the museums.
In terms of more renowned landmarks, The London Eye, Tate Modern, Tower of London and Shakespeare’s Globe are all accessible within minutes.
Already in the neighbourhood
Fleet Street is in a prime location. The area is internationally renowned as the home of London’s newspapers and old media. Even though most of the press businesses have moved out, ‘Fleet Street’ remains a synonym for top journalism.
Today, the area is famous for the legal, financial and creative businesses that are located here.
Named after London’s largest underground river, the River Fleet, Fleet Street was once the centre of British Journalism and is widely regarded as one of London’s most historically important streets. With a history dating back to the 1400s, this street features some beautiful architecture and is a popular tourist destination.
Population and demographics
The Fleet Street area has a population of 1,046 and an average age of 30. While 69% of people here are educated to degree level, only 5% are currently students.
Being centrally located, Fleet Street is moments away from convenient transport links.
Barclays Hire Bike Hubs scatter the area, allowing employees of businesses here to take advantage of the cycle routes around the city.
City Thameslink Station connects with many over-ground services, for tenants of offices who prefer to travel by main line rail.
St Paul’s Underground Station connects occupants to the Central line, which transects the centre of London. There is a connection to the District and Circle London Underground lines at Temple Station, about four minutes’ walk to the south-west. London Blackfriars, to the south-east, also offers links to these lines, as well as an over-ground connection to Thameslink and Southeastern train lines, for travel across London and beyond.