Getting around in Holborn
Getting around in Holborn
When relocating to a new city, or working for a short period of time from a different destination, transport is often a headache. Understanding a new timetable, getting used to a new commute, it can be stressful. When choosing somewhere to stay in London for work or leisure, choose somewhere that has good transport connections, however you want to travel. Holborn is centrally located and provides easy access around the capital whether by train, tube or air.
Employees or contractors relocating or working on fixed term contracts often think they have to find somewhere to stay on the doorstep of the office. Often, a location that is nearby and provides easy access in and out can help to develop a better work/life balance. You can enjoy the nightlife and lifestyle options close to your accommodation while also being close to the office for an easy commute.
For those working in the City, Holborn might not have been an obvious solution from a commuter’s perspective. In fact, Holborn’s central location and excellent transport connections make it simpler to travel to various places around the capital and even much further afield.
By rail, Liverpool Street Station is just five minutes from Holborn. From the Central Line there is easy access to east London. The main entertainment hotspots of Central London, Leicester Square and Covent Garden are just three minutes away on the tube. The world famous shopping destination, Oxford Street is just five to10 minutes away. Walk ten minutes from Holborn and Russell Square provides a greater breadth with access to the Piccadilly Line. A 15 minute walk takes you to King’s Cross Station, St Pancras and from there even further afield. St Pancras takes you to Kent and to Paris and Brussels via the Eurostar.
Contract workers often have to factor in a lot of travel to their working day. It might be to visit offices around the UK, or to Europe, depending on the work needed. For some the US and Asia might be a destination. For relocating workers family will be coming over to the UK to visit during the time of the contract. Therefore international travel as well as national travel is an important factor in the decision about where to stay. Farringdon is only an 11 minute walk from Holborn and is set to be a station on the new cross rail link. This will help to connect London to cities in the North of England like Leeds, Manchester and more centrally Birmingham. The station also provides a route to Heathrow and Gatwick for those travelling by air. Farringdon is a hub station on the Tube, linking the Metropolitan, Central, Hammersmith and City Lines.
Clarendon Serviced Apartments has a development featuring one, two and there bedroom apartments close to Chancery Lane and off Grays Inn Road. North Mews is ideal for those looking for extended stay apartments or temporary accommodation in Holborn. The apartments offer bright and spacious living areas with open plan lounge and dining rooms. The kitchens are fully equipped with all mod cons and the stylish bedrooms feature en suite bathrooms and walk in showers. In the larger two and three bedroom apartments they are ideally designed for visiting family, with a separate family bathroom, a second double bedroom and additional single bedroom.
Clarendon’s North Mews is ideal for visiting practitioners, business consultants or academics as Holborn is uniquely located to provide easy access to UCL, Great Ormond Street and the City.
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