Full of iconic sites and easily one of the world's major economic centres, London is rightly a huge hotspot for business. It is therefore no surprise that self catering accommodation in London and London luxury apartments and are so popular. Situ offers a comprehensive range of housing options for London business travel, book with Situ to ensure your requirements are met and exceeded.
One reason why London is such a major hub for business and activity is the various international airports based across city. The closest to the London city centre, just seven miles away to the east, is London City Airport, located in the Royal Docks of Newham.
Of course, there are many other international airports within proximity of short term lets in London. These include London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHW), London Stansted (STN), London Southend (SEN) and London Luton (LTN).
The London Underground dominates the capital and the surrounding Greater area. Since becoming home to the first underground railway, across London there are now 270 stations which feature across 11 lines throughout the inner and suburb areas.
To learn more about the stations, lines or network as a whole, be sure to visit the Transport for London (TfL) website where you can find everything you need to know.
Although London’s underground network is much larger, the overground network in the capital is also significant. Managed by Arriva Rail on behalf of Transport for London (TfL), the rail services in the capital collectively transport over 500,000 passengers.
The London Overground map states that West Croydon station is the furthest south, Richmond and Watford Junction stations are the furthest west, Stratford, Barking and New Cross are the furthest east, the furthest northern stations are Cheshunt and Chingford, whilst the most central stations are Euston and Liverpool Street.
The London bus network, also managed by Transport for London (TfL) and supported by twenty different bus operators, transports over six million passengers around the capital every day. For so many corporate travellers staying in London city apartments, buses are the main mode of transport.
Via the Transport for London website, you can find out more about the network in the capital including live route updates, how you can pay, how you can plan a route, where the London bus stations are located etc.
Available for either long or short-term corporate stays, serviced apartments are more like ‘home away from homes’. They are a form of fully furnished and facilitated housing that allows guests to live away from home throughout business trips, with easy access to everything they need.
Corporates staying in a typical London serviced apartment can expect to have a range of home-like facilities at their disposal, with the minimum being, a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and internet access, a TV, laundry facilities, available parking and a housekeeping service.
Prices start from at least £37 per night at the London Stratford Apartments, which are instantly bookable.
Unlike standard hotels, serviced apartments in London are designed, equipped and located with business travellers in mind, including a range of home-like amenities complimented by hotel-like services.