City of London is an internationally important business & finance hub. The City serves the world as it’s primary business centre & continues to be a major meeting point for business & finance. The City of London came top in the latest Worldwide Centres of Commerce Index. Areas near the city such as Covent Garden, Chancery Lane, The Barbican, Bank & The Tower of London literally encompass a microcosm of Western Culture, Economics, Law, Architecture & History. The London Wall which is itself an important attraction dates back to the 2nd Century AD. Within walking distance of the wall, a great range of entertainment is on offer in the heart of the west end and to the north, the Barbican centre. Opera, Ballet, Theatre, Classical Music, Contemporary dance are in great supply.
CITY OF LONDON PROPERTY – the number of residential offerings may surprise. Residential property in the City falls almost invariably into the apartment bracket, as industrial & commercial buildings have been smartly converted to provide homes or pied-a-terre for the extremely well paid professionals in the area.
There are excellent flats almost everywhere you look. The area is home to some magnificent mansion blocks as well as enormous townhouses, subdivided into excellent flats in Victorian mansions & huge townhouses. There are also some newer Hoxton-style loft conversions appearing in the Portland Street locale.