Aldgate is an electoral Ward and area of the City of London, named after a gate in the ancient London Wall around the City. Aldgate is part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and comes under the E1 and EC3 postcode district. It’s located 2.3 miles east-north-east of Charing Cross.
Within easy reach of the city, the trendy hotspots of Shoreditch and colorful Brick Lane, you’re also a stone’s throw away from the River Thames and renowned tourist attractions such as the Tower of London.
The central location of Aldgate means residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to eateries. From a trendy restaurant to casual cafes and lively bars, East Central London has a bit of everything.
Aldgate and Aldgate East are the main tube stations. The latter is located on the Hammersmith & City line and the District line, while the former is on the Circle Line and Metropolitan Line. Liverpool Street Tube station is also within walking distance.