St. Paul’s – Blackfriars – London Temple – Cannon Street
EC4 postcode area is located at the very heart of London and it’s bordered by the River Thames to the South, Tower Bridge and Cheap side to the North and have some remarkable landmarks of London. EC4 embraces City of London’s South-Western corner and its featured areas and landmarks are Blackfriars, Temple, St Paul’s Cathedral and Cannon street. It is one among the areas in London which should not be skipped in your London Visit.
Blackfriars is located at South West of Central London, which rich in history and forms a part of capital’s South Bank. It is a business hub, home of many companies, many investment banks and financial services companies. It is famous for Blackfriars Theatre that was constructed in the 16th century. It is also known as the Wall Street of UK.
St Paul Cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, is perched at Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the city of London and one among the iconic and recognizable sights in the city, constructed in AD 604 more than 300 years old and it measures 365 feet in height.
London Temple is one of the most beautiful and attractive areas in Central London. The historic Temple Church, got damaged heavily during the Second World War, but largely restored to its former glories. Its main features are the Court of Justice, the Middle Temple, the Inner Temple and the Temple Church.
Another impressive landmark of EC4 is Cannon Street. It is also known as London Cannon Street. The Cannon Street station was built in 1866 and the main characteristics of the old building were the 2 towers built in a Wren style. Another addition is a beautiful architectural frontispiece in front of the buildings.
Airport Transfer services to EC4
EC4 one among the best and most visited area by tourists, provides easy access of public and private transfer services. London airport transfers are specialized in providing executive car services from all major airport terminals to EC4 covering areas Blackfriars, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Temple and Cannon street at affordable prices. Our airport transfer services from EC4 are available 24*7. To ensure safe journey to EC4 from airport terminals, pre-book our airport transfer services.
Heathrow airport To St Paul’s Cathedral
The distance from Heathrow airport to St Paul Cathedral via M4 and Christina Terrace/A4 is 21.2 miles and it takes approx.43 mins to reach.
Gatwick airport to St Paul’s Cathedral
The distance from Gatwick airport to St Paul Cathedral via M25 is 50.6 miles and it takes approx. 1hour 26 mins to reach.
Southend airport to St Paul’s Cathedral
The distance from Southend airport to St Paul Cathedral via A13 is 40.8 miles and it takes approx. 1hour 20 mins to reach.
Stansted airport to St Paul’s Cathedral
The distance from Stansted airport to St Paul Cathedral via M11 is 34.2 miles and it takes approx. 58mins to reach.
Luton airport to St Paul’s Cathedral
The distance from Luton airport to St Paul Cathedral via M1 is 34.8 miles and it takes 57mins to reach.
London City airport to St Paul’s Cathedral
The distance from London City airport to St Paul Cathedral via A1203 is 8.0 miles and it takes approx. 26 mins to reach.
Attractions in and around EC4 (St. Paul’s – Blackfriar – Fleet Street – Cannon Street)
St. Paul’s Cathedral – St Paul’s is the official home of Great Britain built in 1666 by court architect Sir Christopher Wren. Cathedral miraculously survived during the World War II and consequently served a symbol of British strength. Three curving galleries lead up to dome- one among the largest in the world and it is the best viewing points in the city.
Fleet Street or Double Street, the Former home of Newspaper industry. The street originally emerged from the western edge of the City of London and go cross the River Fleet via a small island at present-day Ludgate Circus and led to Westminster via the Strand.
The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge, is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London. It is the first Iron Bridge constructed in England over 2,800 years ago.
Tate Modern, a modern art gallery and have a collection from 1500 years back to present day of international modern and contemporary art with 70,000 artworks. A number of new developments are planned for Tate Modern, Tate Britain and Tate St Ives to ensure the galleries continue to expand.
Hotels in EC4
- Grange St. Paul’s Hotel
- Apex Temple Court Hotel
- Premier Inn Black Friar
- Crown Plaza London-the city
- Club Quarters St Paul’s Hotel