Offering some of Clarendon’s best located London serviced apartments, business and culture go hand in hand in Bank.
Clarendon’s serviced apartments in Bank
Presided over by St Paul’s Cathedral, Bank sits amongst some of London’s most thriving areas, including Mansion House, Monument, Liverpool Street and Barbican. It was named after the Bank of England – whose headquarters were founded in the area in 1694 – and has remained one of the city’s central business hubs ever since. A centre for corporate excellence, its prosperity and drive can be felt in the air. Don’t underestimate its entertainment offerings, though – some of London’s finest restaurants and proudest landmarks are within easy walking distance. It’s ideal for those staying in serviced apartments in the City of London, who will find plenty to fill their free time.
Clarendon’s top tips for living in Bank
Its underground station links travellers quickly to the city centre and several other exciting neighbourhoods via the Central and Northern lines, so our corporate serviced apartments in Bank are well connected for both work and play. The Waterloo and City line also offers one of the most valuable London transport services, allowing you to travel between Bank and Waterloo stations in just three minutes. The area’s Baroque buildings proudly display the district’s history and to walk amongst them, the place where London’s legacy as a leading global city was built, is truly inspiring.
Clarendon’s guide to living in Bank
Bank is one of the city’s liveliest business spots, so the area is packed with bars and pubs ready to feed and water the city workers that descend on them come 5pm. Whether it’s a drink in an oak-panelled pub or a casual working lunch in a bright and airy brasserie, there’s an establishment to suit every occasion.
Great food is easy to come by in Bank, thanks to the abundance of long-established restaurants close by. To take in the sunset view over St Paul’s Cathedral, head in and up to one of several sleek rooftop bars in the area. Here, you can make the most of the sprawling city skyline over an expertly made cocktail or two.
Weekends can be spent pottering around Leadenhall Market, a boutique and high-end marketplace that dates back to the 14th century, or the similarly grand Royal Exchange, whose neoclassical architecture makes the perfect backdrop for its range of luxury brands. Cultural offerings beckon at Guildhall, where an in-house art gallery plays host to some of the city’s most cherished Victorian masterpieces. A thorough debrief of the capital’s long and fascinating history is also waiting to be experienced at the nearby Museum of London.
Clarendon’s verdict on living in Bank
Far from the bland corporate hub some might expect it to be, Bank is an energetic centre of business, culture and entertainment, offering those in town for long term stays and relocations easy access to work and plenty to explore at the weekend. Each of our long stay serviced apartments offers reliable amenities and ensures your security and comfort are catered for at all times, allowing you to enjoy a central location as famous for its history as its innovation.