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Aldgate Office Space:
Area Overview

Although it is a lesser-known area of London, Aldgate East is just a few steps away from The Square Mile, the heart of the city’s financial district.

The Square Mile refers to the 1.12 square miles that the district takes up and with it being a massive trading and finance hub today, it is a perfect location for businesses, well-established and startups alike.

The rapid growth of industries in the area and a wide selection of restaurants and bars nearby have made Aldgate East a desirable place for young professionals to live and work.

What to do and see

  • pub

    Goodman’s Fields - This seven-acre entertainment destination is a three-minute walk from Aldgate East Tube Station.

  • skyscraper

    The Gherkin - An iconic commercial skyscraper, The Gherkin is the headquarters of many large companies

  • museum

    Jack The Ripper Tour - To learn more about the gory history of Aldgate East, tour the narrow alleyways to be transported back in time

  • retail

    Brick Lane - The markets, galleries, and restaurants make Brick Lane a cultural hotspot

An Office Space to Rent in Aldgate East: Business, Leisure, Retail, and More

The new architecture that has been built over recent years exquisitely complements some of the oldest parts of London. So, with various office spaces, it is an adaptable area for many businesses.

Along with its modern buildings and fascinating monuments, Aldgate East is a short commute to the City of London, making it easy for customers and workers to travel.

Additionally, Aldgate East is thriving with young professionals, widening the pool of skilled individuals for businesses to employ.

Young professionals are drawn to the area because it is brimming with culture, particularly on Brick Lane and in neighbouring areas, such as Shoreditch, which has a variety of restaurants and bars.

he area is perfect for retailers. For example, Goodman’s Fields, the seven-acre entertainment destination, is a three-minute walk from Aldgate East Tube Station.

Goodman’s Fields is full of shops, restaurants, gyms, and entertainment facilities, such as a cinema. This award-winning cosmopolitan area has much to offer the locals and visitors.

Connections and links to your office space in Aldgate East

Aldgate East is a growing district that is fast becoming popular with professionals, which means businesses have to ensure they pick office space that employees can easily commute to.

DeVono has a variety of office spaces available all with nearby transport links. These transport links include:

  • Aldgate East Tube Station
  • Bus route 242 goes towards Aldgate
  • Bus routes 25, 205, 254, N25, N205, and N253 go toward Whitechapel
  • Bus route 242 goes towards Shoreditch
  • Bus routes 15, 115, 135, N15, and N550 go toward Limehouse
  • Bus routes 15, 25, 115, 135, 205, 242, 254, N15, N25, N205, N253, N550 go towards Bank, Tower Hill, or Liverpool Street
  • Bicycle rentals available outside the station

London Offices: Things To Do and See

Serviced Office Space To Rent In Aldgate East

DeVono has a wide range of serviced office spaces available to rent in Aldgate East, such as co-working office spaces or flexible office spaces. A flexible office space allows businesses to scale up or scale down, according to the size of their team.

A serviced office space will have furniture included, such as desks and chairs, and it will come with IT and telecoms infrastructure, enabling businesses to move in with ease.

With so many options, there will be a perfect office space to suit any business’s needs, according to their budget.

Our Top Ten Office Spaces To Rent In Aldgate East

Well-established and startup businesses alike will find the perfect office space for them by perusing DeVono’s portfolio of rentals.

There are many office spaces to rent in Aldgate East; our top ten include:

Office Space To Rent Near Aldgate East

DeVono has plenty of office spaces to rent in areas surrounding Aldgate East. To see what office spaces are available, check out some of our area guides below:

Prime Office Rents In Aldgate

PRIME RENTS PSF GRADE A AVG GRADE B AVG
Aldgate | St Katharine Docks £57.50 £42.50

Flexible Office Rents In Aldgate

SERVICED OFFICE - £ PER DESK, PER MONTH GRADE A AVG GRADE B AVG
Aldgate | St Katharine Docks £600 £425
MANAGED OFFICE - £ PER MONTH RATE GRADE A AVG GRADE B AVG
Aldgate | St Katharine Docks £140 £100

Largest deals in 2021-22

Company Sector Building Size (sq ft)
REED SMITH LEGAL BLOSSOM STREET 130,378
BPP EDUCATION 1 PORTSOKEN STREET 83,862
INFINITSPACE SERVICED OFFICES ALDGATE TOWER 61,194
RUNWAY EAST SERVICED OFFICES THE HICKMAN, WHITECHAPEL ROAD 20,981
DEPT OF WORKS & PENSIONS GOVERNMENT 25 SETTLES STREET 19,580

Mid sized deals in 2021-22

Company Sector Building Size (sq ft)
H VIVO HEALTHCARE SPACE WORKS, 21 PLUMBERS ROW 9,476
SE LAN CORPORATE 41 SPELMAN STREET 6,782
TARGET 3D TECHNOLOGY 11 DOCK STREET 6,742
CASABLANCA CLOTHING RETAIL MET WHARF, 70 WAPPING WALL 6,086
ROW GROUP CORPORATE THE LOOM, GOWERS WALK 5,691

Employment & Industries

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Growth Sectors (GVA) 2015-2019

  • economy-professional-services

    Professional servcies
    - up by 59%

  • economy-health

    Health
    - up by 46%

  • economy-government

    Government
    - up by 42%

Frequently Asked Questions

Aldgate East is a London Underground station located on Whitechapel High Street. It is on the Hammersmith & City line between Liverpool Street and Whitechapel, and it is on the District line between Tower Hill and Whitechapel.

Aldgate East is in Zone 1.

There are a variety of places to eat and drink in and around Aldgate East. Some of our favourite places include:

  • Yuu Kitchen, which serves south-east Asian food - The restaurant is open Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 to 14:30 and from 17:30 to late. On Saturdays it is open from 12:00 to 15:00. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Sundays.
  • The Hoop and Grapes serve pub-style food; it is the oldest licensed house in the centre of London - The historic pub is open Monday to Thursday from 12:00 to 23:00 and Fridays from 12:00 to 24:00. It is also open on a Saturday from 11:00 to 23:00 and a Sunday from 11:00 to 22:00.
  • Mattarello Bolognese is an Italian restaurant that serves rustic dishes in a modern setting - The restaurant is open Monday to Sunday from 11:00 to 23:45.
  • Bife is a steakhouse that prides itself on serving exceptional wine - The steakhouse is open Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 to 21:00 and on Saturdays from 18:00 to 21:00. This restaurant is closed on Mondays and Sundays.

The average cost of office space in Aldgate East is between £280 - £5,000 per desk per month. The price will depend on the location and the size of the office as well as any added facilities, such as outside space or meeting rooms.

Some areas of Aldgate East are within the congestion zone. For example, Brick Lane is outside of the congestion zone.

Areas that have a congestion charge are signposted; the signs are usually white or blue with a red ‘C’.

Many well-known businesses currently have office space within Aldgate East.

For example, nearby is The Gherkin, which is an iconic commercial skyscraper. It is home to Sky News offices and solicitors Hunton and Williams. The Gherkin also has a restaurant, cocktail bar, and event spaces to hire.