4 star urban cool hotel
18-21 Charterhouse Square, Farringdon, EC1M 6AHShow on map
This distinctive 4-Star hotel is in the fashionable area of Smithfield just north of the City of London. It is very close to Charterhouse Square – a pleasant historic green space – and also a short... Read More »
7-21 Goswell Road, Barbican, EC1M 7AHShow on map
Citadines Barbican's conveniently located and inexpensive serviced studios and apartments provide easy access to the City of London and its environs. A few minutes' walk from Barbican Underground Station,... Read More »
15 West Smithfield, St Pauls, EC1A 9HYShow on map
These serviced apartments, convenient for doing business in the City of London, are close to several stations. Farringdon, Barbican, City Thameslink and St Paul’s stations are all 0.3 miles away.... Read More »
4 star classic hotel
12 Peters Lane, , Clerkenwell, EC1M 6DSShow on map
Close to the City of London and a short tube ride from the West End, this eclectic hotel is 0.1 miles from Farringdon Station - a mainline railway station served by First Capital Connect trains from Brighton... Read More »
5 star city chic deluxe hotel
52 Chiswell Street, Barbican, EC1Y 4SDShow on map
Montcalm City Hotel London is 0.3 miles from the Barbican Centre – Europe’s largest arts centre and home to the London Symphony Orchestra as well as housing theatres, art galleries, cinemas,... Read More »
4 star modern hotel
86-88 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5RJShow on map
“The Zetter offers stylish interiors close to the City”The Zetter Hotel is a 59 room, 4 star contemporary hotel which is located in Farringdon in the City of London. This lies in Zone 1 of the... Read More »
Apartment - 4* contemporary
66 Turnmill Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5RRShow on map
Blueprint Living offers a range of fabulous apartments in the centre of London's business and financial district; 66 Turnmill Street is a modern building set amongst the sleek offices and ancient monuments of... Read More »
Apartment - 4* contemporary
30 Greville Street, Farringdon, EC1N 8AFShow on map
These serviced apartments are in a new 5-Star, environmentally friendly development in a part of London that is well known for design studios, creative industries and jewellers. Hatton Garden, famous for the... Read More »
4 star modern hotel
24 Ludgate Hill, St Pauls, EC4M 7DRShow on map
"Stay at your own club in the City of London for the perfect base from which to do business" In the City of London, Club Quarters St Pauls is a superb place for corporate travellers to stay. Club Quarters are... Read More »
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Beech Street EC2 runs through the north side of the Barbican estate and forms part of the B100 road. West Smithfield Long EC1 lies to the west of Beech Street EC2 and Chiswell Street EC1 continues from it on the east. The nearest tube and train station, the Barbican, can be found at the west end of Beech Street EC2 where Aldersgate EC1 and Carth Street EC1 meet. Beech Street is in the middle of EC2 surrounded by buildings used for business, residential and cultural purposes.
The name, Beech Street, is believed to have come from some land known as Beche which bordered the street. The earliest building known to have been located on Beech Street EC2 was the Abbot Ramseys Inn which was later passed to Sir Drewe Drewery at the Reformation in the 16th century.
The key attraction near and leading of from Beech Street EC2 is The Barbican. The Barbican EC2 encompasses an area which was destroyed during the Second World War. In 1956 the Minister of Housing and Local Government, Duncan Sandys, envisaged a residential area with flats, shops, schools and open spaces in an inward looking area. Constructed in the 1960s, the Barbican is mainly pedestrianised and was constructed with paths above the ground. Sky scrapers which can accommodate 6,500 people are an integral part of the Barbican and today are a very prominent mark on the EC2 and EC1 skyline. The Barbican Estate EC2 is built just minutes away from Beech Street and functions as one of the estates nearby main roads as well as Aldersgate Street and London Wall. The Barbicans car park is just off Beech Street.
The Barbican Centre for Arts and Conferences is heralded as Londons equivalent to the Parisian Pompidou Centre. This cultural hub can be accessed from various points on Beech Street EC2 as well as Silk Street EC2. It includes an art gallery with vast exhibition space, three cinemas and a concert hall with three curved tiers.
Another attraction near Beech Street EC2 is the Museum of London on London Wall EC2. The main entrance to the museum is found just of the raised walk ways that are a key feature of the Barbican. Aldersgate Street EC1; London Wall EC2; or St Martins-le-Grand EC1provide access points. The Museum of London charts the history of the city of London from prehistoric times to the present.
Beech Street is just minutes away from the Central Markets (Smithfield) EC1 between Charterhouse Street EC1 and West Smithfield Long EC1. The Smithfield Market is Londons largest meat market covering over 10 acres of land which has been on this spot on EC1 since the 11th Century. Once a grassy space for a cattle market, Smithflieds Market is now a huge modern market building selling 150,000 tons of meat a year.
Barbican tube station has the Metropolitan line, Circle line and Hammersmith and City line running through it. Other nearby tube stations include: Farringdon at Cowcross EC1 Trades Street EC1 and Turnmill Street EC1; Moorgate at Moorgate EC2 and Moorfields EC2; and Old Street at City Road EC1 and Cranwood Street EC1. The 153 bus travels along Beech Street EC2 via Finsbury Park EC2 in one direction and Liverpool Street EC2 in the other direction.