Cycling to work using santander cycles

Cycling to work in London has never been so easy. The mayor of London has made cycling to work easier by expanding and updating cycling routes to make it safer and more accessible to commute around the capital.

One benefit is you don't have to own a bike to get to the office, you can simply hire one from Santander Cycles. There are approximately 700 in and around Central London.


How it works

Santander Cycles is a public bike sharing scheme designed for short journeys in London.

- You can buy an annual membership if you are a regular user or pay a daily access fee.

- A 24-hour membership cost £2 for 24 hour access as long as your journey is less than 30 minutes. If it's longer than 30 minutes, you will pay £2 for every 30 minutes.

- Yearly membership is £90 which is equivalent to 25p per day.

- Bikes are available 24 hours a day from bike stations across the borough and most of central London.

- The scheme is simple: hire a bike, ride it where you like, then return it to any docking station. You can check where the nearest bike station to you is using the Santander Cycles website or app.

- For questions about the Santander cycle hire scheme, you can call there Contact Centre on 0343 222 6666.

City offices

If you are in need of a bike friendly office in the City, we have seven remarkable buildings to choose from. Let's start with 288 Bishopsgate, 1 Cornhill and 85 Gresham Street.


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Bishopsgate is a vision of glass and metal set against the backdrop of London's bustling financial district. With virtual offices and meeting rooms at your disposal, this superb location can be your springboard to the city.


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Constructed in 1903, Cornhill is an architectural landmark in its own right. As a member, you will be given exclusive access to its 65 fully-serviced offices, reception, customer lounge and stylish executive business lounge. 

Gresham Street


Drive your business to success in the heart of London’s banking district and enjoy one of its most notable addresses. 85 Gresham Street flanks the historic Guildhall and is adjacent to the iconic St Lawrence Jewry Church.

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 288 Bishopsgate are:

Norton Folgate, Liverpool Street - 23 bike spaces

Brushfield Street, Liverpool Street - 31 bike spaces

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 85 Gresham Street are:

The Guildhall, Guildhall - 17 bike spaces

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 1 King Street are:

Cheapside, Bank - 43 bike spaces

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 1 Cornhill and 1 King William Street are:

Bank of England Museum, Bank - 16 bike spaces

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to Octagon Point St Paul’s are:

Newgate Street, St. Paul's - 31 bike spaces

King Edward Street, St Pauls - 20 bike spaces

Located in the thriving financial district of London, 288 Bishopsgate is an enviable office space close to Liverpool Street Station and Spitalfields Market. With inspiring views of central London’s skylines, 288 Bishopsgate houses 51 luxury private offices, a spacious coworking area, a members’ lounge to relax in and two high-spec meeting rooms. 

1 Cornhill is an iconic address to base the home for your business. The Grade II listed building is home to 65 premium offices, coworking spaces, guest and business lounges and six versatile meeting rooms. It is also easy to reach these offices by public transport, as it is just a short walk from Liverpool Street and Cannon Street mainline train stations, or Bank underground station. If you don’t fancy public transport there is a public car park within 100 metres of the building.

Situated in the heart of London’s banking district, 85 Gresham Street is an enviable address to house your business. The building offers six floors of workspace, which can feature a contemporary private office for between two and 90 desks or you can sit in the collaborative coworking space.

Inclusive extras included in a selection of our City locations are shower rooms, wheelchair access, secure bike storage and a modern kitchen with complimentary tea and Nespresso coffee. Review each location for yourself to provide the perfect start to your working day with our range of amenities that suit you best.

As well as cycling, the office’s are accessible via the Central Underground line, City Thameslink and mainline rail networks such as Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Old Street.


More about Victoria & Westminster

The City is home to the world’s biggest banking institutions, as well as growing fintech start-ups. Within this financial square mile, Argyll has a total of seven offices for you to use. You could hot desk at each one to get a feel for the surroundings before making a decision on your permanent base. Once you have closed your laptop for the day, and feel you need to unwind with the team, head to Puttshack, Junkyard Golf or Swingers. You can follow this up with a feast at The Ned or explore the wines of France at Cabotte. However you choose to relax, Argyll can provide a comfortable base for your work.  


About Argyll

Argyll offers the most exclusive office environments at the most prestigious addresses in London. Driven by a desire to provide businesses with a sophisticated place to work, meet and host events, we design every element of our beautiful properties to create a lasting impression – on our customers, and their guests.

Our unique combination of distinctive buildings, contemporary yet classic interiors, unrivalled attention-to-detail and consistently exceptional service, defines our signature Argyll experience. We pride ourselves on never imposing our brand on our customers. Instead, our unbranded spaces provide a stylish backdrop, while our empowered team delivers a personal service to support our customers’ success.