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 currently 17 bike docking stations in Marylebone and 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.


Marylebone offices

If you are in need of a bike friendly office in Marylebone, 17 Cavendish Square and 21 Gloucester Place are a good place to start.

Cavendish Square


Positioned on the corner of Cavendish Square, Number 17 is a striking Grade II listed property with amenities to boot. You will be right in the heart of the action with Oxford Street and Bond Street close by. 

Gloucester Place


If you are a customer of Argyll who craves a workspace with illuminating windows, high ceilings, elegant meeting rooms and ornate original features, Gloucester Place might just be the location for you. 

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 17 Cavendish Square are: 

Chapel Place, Marylebone - 29 bike spaces

Broadcasting House, Marylebone - 18 bike spaces

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 21 Gloucester Place are:

George Place Mews, Marylebone - 16 bike spaces

Portman Square, Marylebone - 26 bike spaces

Positioned in a leafy London square, 17 Cavendish Square is a striking Grade II listed property. Close to both Oxford Street and Bond Street, you are in walking distance to the iconic shopping street for an after work gaze. During working hours you will find the workspace features 18 private offices and two meeting rooms which benefit from an abundance of natural light, through the grand Georgian windows. 

Spanning over six floors, 21 Gloucester Place is positioned on one of London’s longest Georgian terraces. The high ceilings, grand windows and original features are one of the ways we have managed to make this office space feel stylish and sophisticated. Inside you will find 15 private offices, two high-spec meeting rooms and a relaxed members’ business lounge.  

Inclusive extras include secure bike storage, shower rooms and a modern kitchen with complimentary tea and Nespresso coffee. Perfect for the cyclists amongst you to freshen up before starting your work day.

As well as cycling, the office is accessible via the Jubilee, Central, Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith and City, and Metropolitan London Underground lines. You are also only a couple of stops away from Paddington and Marylebone mainline train stations.


More about Marylebone

Marylebone is like no other area in London. It combines fine dining and high-end retailers with Georgian residential streets to provide a unique atmosphere. Many choose to work for our Marylebone Argyll offices as a way to be a part of this desirable neighbourhood. When you take a break from your desk you can experience lunching like a local, by perching on the benches of La Fromagerie with a fresh baguette. Otherwise you can spend your free time roaming around Regent’s Park or getting lost in a good book at the Marylebone Library. We are sure there is something for everyone in this unique part of London. 



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.