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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Greater London counts a population of 8,787,892.
London is a leading international centre of the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. It is also the world’s largest financial centreand has the fifth or sixth largest metropolitan area GDP in the world. London is often regarded as a world cultural capital with a diverse range of people and cultures, and more than 300 languages spoken in the region.
London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and Saint Margaret’s Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich with the Royal Observatory which defines the Prime Meridian.London is home to numerous museums, galleries, libraries, sporting events and other cultural institutions.
London Self-Storage: At A Glance
With such a large population living in London, moving in and out, there are numerous self-storages available. Choosing the one that suits your needs should not be a problem. City and its surrounding host more than twenty self-storages different in size with six of them located in city centre. You can use storages for differently sized items: from books and clothes that overcrowd your home, to robust pieces of furniture that need to be laid aside while moving, as well as for short and long term storing of goods.
Does London student population affect self-storage prices?
With 120,000 students in London, the federal University of London is the largest contact teaching university in the United Kingdom. However, a number of universities in London are outside the University of London system. London is home to five major medical schools and numerous business schools.
Every year, students move in and out of dorm rooms. However, student budget is limited, and it often doesn’t allow moving furniture, books and other belongings all the way back home. Keeping things in local self-storage is more convenient, and many students as well as owners of self-storages know that. That is why in many places with large student population some storage facilities offer discounts specifically for students to help them afford a storage unit.
Things to see in London
As the capital of United Kingdom, London has a lot of things to offer to visitors and residents: from cultural sites to parks, gardens and places to have fun. Here are just a few places we recommend: Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, The Shard, British Museum, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, British Library and West End theatres.We are sure you will discover many other interesting places, while walking down amazing streets of London.