LEADENHALL STREET (/ˈlɛdənˌhɔːl/ ) is a road in London that is
about 0.3 miles (500 m) long and links Cornhill and
Bishopsgate in the
west to St. Botolph Street and
Aldgate in the east. It is situated in
City of London
Aldgate Pump is located at the east end of the street. During
much of the 18th and 19th centuries its name was synonymous with the
East India Company
NOTABLE BUILDINGS AND COMPANIES
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The Leadenhall Press was established following a move of the publisher Field that site is now occupied by Lloyd\'s of London . Leadenhall Market is accessible via Whittington Avenue, a small side-road off Leadenhall Street.
The London Metal Exchange is located at No. 56, opposite the church of St. Katharine Cree , which dates from 1631 and was made a Grade I listed building in 1950.
Several major companies are headquartered on Leadenhall Street,
Xchanging , Ace European Group, Verdasys's EMEA, and Allianz
Global Risks . Due to the proximity of Lloyd's, a number of other
insurance firms and brokers also have offices on Leadenhall Street.
The Leadenhall Building , located at No. 122 and opposite the Lloyd's
building, is a 48-storey skyscraper, used as the venue for the BBC's
_The Apprentice _ interviews. A 38-storey skyscraper at 52-54 Lime
Street has been approved for construction at the junction of
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* ^ "Henderson Global Investors launches plans for new office building at 40 Leadenhall Street". Henderson Global Investors. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
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