All you need to know about Stratford, London

A district based in the East End of London, Stratford has risen to prominence in recent years – particularly thanks to the 2012 Summer Olympics. Today, the district is the second most significant business location in the east of London, after Canary Wharf. There are, therefore, a growing number of excellent serviced apartments in Stratford catered to business clients. As experts in the corporate accommodation industry, we can source the very best short term or long term stay apartments in Stratford for our clients. Whether studio or one bedroom apartments for solo travellers, or three and four bedroom apartments for team bookings, look no further than SilverDoor Apartments for your ideal furnished apartment in Stratford.

Tips for Staying in Stratford

Renowned as a retail, cultural and leisure centre in the east of London, Stratford offers plenty to see and do for the business traveller. As a growing business centre, brought on by substantial regeneration, the area has become self-sufficient in terms of amenities and attractions, meaning that although London centre is only a short distance away, one need not travel far when conducting business in the area. Read our top tips to ensure you make the most of your business stay in a Stratford serviced apartment.  

Transport in Stratford

Stratford benefits from excellent transport connections – being served by both Stratford Regional – a major interchange – and Stratford International, which hosts high speed services between St Pancras and Kent. In addition to underground services and its own bus station, Stratford features extensive cycling routes, including Quietway 6, National Cycle Route 1 and Quietway 22.

Shopping in Stratford

The area boasts two large shopping centres, with Westfield Stratford City and Stratford Shopping Centre. The Westfield Centre was developed as part of Stratford’s regeneration scheme and opened in 2011. In addition to a wide array of shops, the centre has a cinema and casino – meaning there is plenty to keep you occupied during a shopping trip out between business appointments.

Things to do in Stratford

A lasting legacy in Stratford is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which itself contains many sights and venues. The ArcelorMittal Orbit observation tower is not only Britain’s largest piece of public art, it also allows for splendid views across the region and beyond, and even features a slide! The park host many major sporting events, such as the Rugby World Cup, Major League Baseball and many more. With so much to see and learn at the park, we recommend taking a tour. You can take a walking tour or, for a more relaxing experience, take a leisurely park boat tour through the beautiful surroundings.  

Facts about Stratford

Stratford’s Abbey Mills Pumping Station was used to represent Arkham Asylum in the Batman Begins film. The district is recorded as far back as 1067, when its name was recorded as Strætforda, meaning ‘ford on Roman Road’. Famous people hailing from Stratford include Gerard Manlet Hopkins, Alexander McQueen, Stephen Mulhern and Michael Nyman.

What is a Serviced Apartment?

Serviced apartments in Stratford offer corporate guests a perfect blend of hotel serviced and private, spacious accommodation. With dedicated living spaces, fully furnished rooms and a fitted kitchen, guests in serviced apartments are able to live according to their schedule and preference. Free from hotel schedules, and with the option to cook a meal at any time of day, serviced apartments in Stratford allow corporate clients to truly make their space a home – while the added service of housekeeping, and included extras often featuring gymnasiums, pools, conference rooms and more make for a convenient stay. Offering excellent value and a nightly rate that decreases for longer term stays, serviced apartments are the most attractive accommodation option for corporate clients today.

Why choose a Serviced Apartment in Stratford with SilverDoor?

Our portfolio of corporate apartments in Stratford features the very best accommodation suited to business travellers in the market. We utilise our extensive experience catering to corporate clients to provide an exemplary service – taking into account every factor of a client’s requirements before making the best recommendations. With an extensive network of property partners on our books, we are able to source apartments quickly, negotiating the best rates and ensuring our clients’ needs are met time and again. See our impressive 4.9/5 Trustpilot score to see why every day more clients are using SilverDoor for their accommodation needs. 

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