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Short stay accommodation near Pimlico: Perfect for business travellers

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Pimlico is one of London's most iconic and prestigious neighbourhoods. The area is rich with history, and has played host to many famous people - Winston Churchill, Laurence Olivier, and Laura Ashley, to name just a few.

Since 1930s, Dolphin Square has been a presence as iconic as the neighbourhood it was built in. Our private residential development is home to hundreds of people from all walks of life. It is ideally situated in the heart of the capital. The seat of the nation's government is just a few minutes walk away, and Pimlico tube station is your gateway to the rest of the city. For business travellers visiting London, there is no better location than Dolphin Square.

A brief history of Pimlico

Nestled between Victoria Station and the River Thames, Pimlico is an area renowned for Regency architecture, a wealth of listed buildings - over 350 - and its ability to capture the quintessence of London.

Walk around Pimlico streets, and you'll be immediately immersed in the rich history of our city. Blue plaques abound, showing where notable residents like Swami Vivekananda, Jomo Kenyatta, and Joseph Conrad lived. You'll pass fountains, statues, mosaics, and all manner of public art. The striking architecture will transport you back in time, giving a taste of a bygone London.

From Pimlico to…

As well as being a rich and rewarding place to spend time, Pimlico is an ideal launchpad for the rest of the city. And for business travellers in London, Dolphin Square really is the perfect location. It's in easy reach of tubes, trains, buses, taxis, and even the Thames Clipper Riverboat service.

Here are the journey times from Dolphin Square to various stations:

  • Dolphin Square to Pimlico tube station: 0.2 miles, 5-minute walk.
  • Dolphin Square to Victoria train station: 0.8 miles, 17-minute walk.
  • Dolphin Square to Victoria bus station: 0.7 miles, 14-minute walk.
  • Dolphin Square to Millbank Pier: 0.7 miles, 15-minute walk.

And here is information on how quick and easy it is to get from Dolphin Square to some of London's top locations.

From Dolphin Square to Paddington

Paddington is your gateway to West London, the Thames Valley, the South West, and Wales. You can get the Heathrow Express here, too. For business travellers in London, such easy access to Paddington is a boon.

It takes 25 minutes to get there by tube: Victoria line from Pimlico, then change to Bakerloo at Oxford Circus. A taxi will take about 15 minutes. And if you feel like walking, there's a lovely route through Belgravia, Hyde Park, and Paddington that takes about an hour.

From Dolphin Square to Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street is home to the London Stock Exchange, the Gherkin, the Walkie-Talkie, and several other iconic skyscrapers. This area is a hotspot for business in the city and a popular destination for business travellers. Liverpool Street Station is another hub, with services to Cambridge, Norwich, the east of England, and more.

It takes 27 minutes to get there by tube: Victoria Line from Pimlico, then change to Central at Oxford Circus. A taxi will take about 20 minutes. It's a long walk from Dolphin Square to Liverpool Street. Still, if you're feeling particularly intrepid, you can expect it to take about 1 hour 20 minutes.

From Dolphin Square to Piccadilly Circus

One of London's most famous spaces, located a stone's throw from Soho, Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Bond Street, and many other destinations. Piccadilly Circus is the perfect place for a business traveller in London to explore and see the city sights.

It takes 14 minutes to get there by tube: Victoria Line from Pimlico, then change to the Piccadilly Line at Green Park. A taxi will take about 12 minutes. Walking will take about 40 minutes, and will whisk you through the heart of Westminster.

From Dolphin Square to Westminster

Westminster needs no introduction. It's home to the abbey, to the Houses of Parliament, and to numerous government departments. The Prime Minister lives a couple of streets away, at Number 10 Downing Street. Dolphin Square is perfectly positioned for people travelling to Westminster on business.

It takes 15 minutes to get there by tube, with several routes available. A taxi will take about 8 minutes. And a walk will take about half an hour.

From Dolphin Square to Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is one of the world's key financial centres, and one of London's key business areas. For business travellers to London, Canary Wharf is an important destination.

It takes 30 minutes to get there by tube: Victoria line from Pimlico, then change to Jubilee line at Green Park. A taxi will take about half an hour. And we wouldn't recommend walking unless you've got a couple of hours spare!

From Dolphin Square to Fleet Street

Formerly the heart of the British media, and located near Chancery Lane, Temple, and the Royal Courts of Justice, Fleet Street is part of the lifeblood of the city.

It takes 30 minutes to get there by tube: Victoria line from Pimlico, then change to Circle or District line at Victoria. A taxi will take about 15 minutes. A walk will take you just shy of an hour.

From Dolphin Square to London Bridge

London Bridge is home to the Shard, Borough Market, and the eponymous bridge. It is another business hub in the city and another wonderful place for a business traveller to get a taste for what makes London so unique.

It takes 22 minutes to get there by tube: Victoria line from Pimlico, then change to Jubilee line at Green Park. A taxi will take about 20 minutes. A walk will take about an hour.

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Pimlico is a fantastic part of London with so much to offer. Its transport links to the rest of the capital mean it's perfectly positioned for business travellers visiting the city. Effortless transport links, historically-significant surroundings, and world-class amenities and facilities set Dolphin Square apart from other executive rentals in the city.

If you'd like to learn more about corporate lettings and business travel at Dolphin Square, get in touch with our lettings team, who will be happy to help.