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 20 bike docking stations in Victoria and Westminster 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.


Victoria & Westminster offices

If you are in need of a bike friendly office in Victoria & Westminster, we have two to choose from, 16 Old Queen St. and Nova North.

Old Queen St.


16 Old Queen Street is an impressive 17th Century property located in the heart of Westminster. It’s a prestigious serviced office address, just a short walk from Buckingham Palace and local underground stations.

Nova South

160 Victoria Street, SW1E 5LB

Nova South is a landmark Victoria office address. The building is located opposite Victoria rail and underground station which has recently undergone a £700 million upgrade to transform the station into a state-of-the-art transport hub.

Nova North

11 Bressenden Place, SW1E 5BY

Nova North is a game changing property delivering stunning world class Grade A offices at an excellent location on Buckingham Palace Road.

The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to 16 Old Queen Street are:

Storey’s Gate, Westminster - 19 bike spaces


The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to Nova South are:

Allington Street, Victoria - 28 bike spaces

Ashley Place, Victoria - 24 bike spaces

Warwick Row, Westminster - 20 bike spaces


The nearest Santander Cycles bike stations to Nova North are:

Warwick Row, Westminster - 20 bike spaces

Allington Street, Victoria - 28 bike spaces


16 Old Queen Street is a prestigious base for businesses, as it overlooks St James Park in an impressive 17th century property. This specific Argyll office features a bright, contemporary reception, with 29 stylish private offices, a selection of modern meeting rooms and a relaxed members’ lounge.  

With contemporary glass and concrete architecture, our Nova South offices are sure to make a distinctive first impression with both clients and team members. The space offers 26 private offices, 5 meeting rooms and an open, coworking space. Members of Argyll can also use the stunning roof terrace which has views overlooking London. Something not to be missed!

Nova North is a sophisticated office space in the heart of London’s Victoria. Appealing to the modern work environment, this office space features inspiring, panoramic views of the city, all while you work. For more specifics, Nova North has private offices available for businesses of different sizes, an open coworking space with exceptional views and five high-spec meeting rooms.

Inclusive extras included in all of our Victoria & Westminster locations are shower rooms, secure bike storage, wheelchair access and a modern kitchen with complimentary tea and Nespresso coffee. Each location can provide the perfect start to your working day with our range of amenities.

As well as cycling, the office’s are accessible via the Victoria, Jubilee, Circle and District London Underground lines. You are also only a few stops away from Battersea Park and Victoria mainline train stations.


More about Victoria & Westminster

Located in the SW1 postcode are some of the capital’s most famous landmarks, including the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace. Reaching this prestigious area is easy, thanks to the thriving transport hub of mainline train stations, London underground and cycle routes. When you want to get a breath of fresh air and clear your mind from the office, take a stroll to either Green Park or St James’s Park. If you walk far enough you can even reach the bank of the thames! From all that walking you may want a refreshment before heading back to the office, and the perfect place is Ole & Steen or Black Sheep Coffee. Both serve delicious pastries and a quality cup of coffee! 


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.