Estate Agents in Barbican - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Barbican, EC2Y

When you require the services of estate agents in Barbican, EC2Y we are an excellent choice. Alex Neil were established in 1984 and have a very successful history of selling and letting property in Barbican, EC2Y.

Area Guide: Barbican can be found in the City of London and is formed of three iconic 42 storey towers and 13 linked terrace blocks which were constructed in the 1960’s & 70’s. Shakespeare Tower is the most central, Lauderdale and Cromwell towers complete the towering skyline of the development.

The surrounding and more modern architecture now eclipses in height the three towers which were once the highest residential towers in The City. The Barbican complex was Grade II listed in 2001 which will preserve the characteristic creative architecture of these iconic buildings which are grouped around beautiful green squares and a lake.

As you would expect with any central London towers, upper floor apartments offer spectacular views in a variety of directions across London. Views can take in St Pauls, Westminster and Big Ben, The Millennium Wheel, The Shard, The Gherkin, The Walkie Talkie and in an easterly direction toward Canary Wharf.

Much of the joy about central London living is the ease that one can walk to many destinations however, local transport connections are abundant. Barbican Underground Station is close at hand and serviced by Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines. Northern line connections are available from Moorgate, Mansion House Station is on the District Line, Farringdon Station will offer Crossrail services once completed.

Barbican is well known for culture and there are eight museums locally that include the Museum of London. Historic West End theatres, cinemas, fine dining, abundant retail offerings are all within easy distance and add to the popularity of living in the area.

Flats in the Barbican all have underfloor heating included in the service charge, there is a 24 hour concierge in the Towers, the Barbican Estate Office is open during the day, subject to availability under-block parking spaces can be rented too.

Andrewes House, Gilbert House, Wallside and Postern’s designated car park is Andrewes Car Park accessed from Fore Street. Breton House, Frobisher Crescent and Ben Jonson House’s designated car park is Breton Car Park accessed from Golden Lane.

Bunyan Court, Bryer Court and John Trundle Court’s designated car park is Bunyan Court Car Park accessed from Fann Street. Defoe House’s designated car park is Defoe Car Park accessed from the westbound carriageway of Beech Street.

Speed House’s designated car park is Speed Car Park accessed from Silk Street. Thomas More House, Lambert Jones Mews, Mountjoy House and Seddon House’s designated car park is Thomas More Car Park accessed from the southbound carriageway of Aldersgate Street.

Willoughby House and Brandon Mews’ designated car park is Thomas More Car Park accessed from Moor Lane southbound.

Barbican’s fabulous location coupled with its historical and cultural connections contribute to draw for people to buy or rent properties in the complex. When you decide to sell your property, Alex Neil Estate Agents in Barbican will endeavour to assist your move both promptly and efficiently.

Booking a Valuation & Market Appraisal with us will provide the platform on which to build your move and we look forward to assisting you.


Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.