Whether you are scouting out the most aesthetic location in which to rent London office space or whether you’re just looking for some pretty scenery, London has many stunning buildings and plenty of opportunities to view the magnificent skyline all over the mesmerising city. However, many attractions will also add a severe dent to your pocket meaning many of those visiting the city do not take the opportunity to admire the views.
Complied below are some brilliant attractions with some equally spectacular views that do not cost a pretty penny, allowing everybody to appreciate London in all its glory.
The Emirates Air Line cable car runs across the river Thames from Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks. The journey takes approximately 10 minutes and the maximum height, where you will see stunning views of Canary Wharf’s breath-taking architecture, the O2 Arena as well as faint views of the City of London in the distance, is 90 metres high.
The Canary Wharf area has a high density of businesses working within it and is a very popular area in which to rent London office space. Used as a general form of public transport across the River, the price of these beautiful views are as cheap as catching the tube and makes commuting to an office here very pleasant.
Price: Adult £3.30 Child £1.70 (Oyster Card)
Adult £4.40 Child £2.30 (Cash)
Although a park may not seem like a great viewing point in comparison to skyscraper buildings and viewing towers, this large hill within Greenwich Park, thanks to its location within the region, delivers visitors truly fantastic views of East London. If you’re looking to rent London office space here and would like to check out the architecture first, Greenwich Park hill is the place to do so.
Once you reach the top of the hill, turn to face the old Greenwich university buildings, this angle is much like the picture below with Canary Wharf in the background and the phenomenal grade I listed national maritime museum and Greenwich university making up the foreground. Greenwich park is located a short walk from Greenwich town centre, which is easily accessible via tube or DLR from many locations throughout Central London.
The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street is a unique public space that occupies three storeys of the 38 storey structure lovingly known as the Walkie-Talkie. The building offers 360 degree uninterrupted views across the City of London as well as featuring London’s highest public garden.
Guests can wander around the delicately landscaped gardens, make use of the observation decks and enjoy an open air terrace during their visit. 20 Fenchurch Street is also home to 670,963 sq ft of premium office space and is a remarkable option for those looking to rent London office space in this area.
The Monument was built in 1677 to remember the great fire of London and is still today one of London’s many wonderful attractions. With a viewing platform about 54 metres above ground getting to the top is a challenge in itself.
The ancient stone structure presents more than 300 stairs before leading you to the highest point. However, if you complete the climb the views of the skyscrapers of The City as well as of St Paul’s Cathedral and the Thames are certainly worth it.
The monument is found within the City of London, this area again has a high concentration of businesses working throughout it and climbing the tower allows those looking to rent London office space in the City a phenomenal view of its architecture.
Price: Adult £4 Child £2
This beautiful Victorian structure with its striped orange brick provides something wonderful to look at before you even enter the tower. Westminster Cathedral is the largest Catholic Church in London and standing just beside is a 210 ft (64 m) tall viewing tower.
Historical structures and iconic landmarks scatter the Westminster area including Westminster Abby, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park all of which can be viewed from this stunning tower. The structure also houses a pleasant art gallery displaying lovely depictions of the cathedral itself.
Historical buildings are very often popular amongst those looking to rent London office space and the Westminster area is one of the most iconic locations in London, perfect for the customer facing business. This tower presents a brilliant opportunity to find the best spot for your office in Westminster.
Price: Adult £6 Child £3
London is a phenomenal city with some of the most exquisite views and best locations in which to rent London office space of anywhere in the world. There are almost endless ways in which these views can be admired from the historic to the most innovative and modern, all with their own unique attraction about them. Just ensure you visit one of them!
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