London, the capital of England
Same day courier London services are provided by Same Day Couriers Direct in this city, the engine of the UK economy. London is an attractive city for many national and international businesses to locate.
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With iconic sightseeing spots. Enjoyed by tourists from around the world offering fun-filled days out and exceptional international restaurants, theatre and unmissable London events.
London economic sectors
Key growth sectors:
- artificial intelligence (AI)
- fashion and retail tech
- immersive technologies
- life sciences
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London’s economy powers the UK. With 13% of the UK’s population, the capital accounts for 24% of the UK’s economic output, measured by Gross Value Added (GVA).
The City of London is home to exchanges, banks, brokers, investment managers, pension funds, hedge funds, private equity firms, insurance companies and reinsurance markets. London is a centre of international finance where financial markets come to deal with one another.
The Global City: “London is the world’s most international and connected financial centre, providing unrivalled access to global markets.”
“The UK handles more foreign exchange that the next four largest centres combined (New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore).”
London’s top finance companies include: Goldman Sachs; Barclays; Lloyds Banking Group NatWest Group; Deutsche Bank and HSBC Holdings. All employ more than 10,000 globally.
London has six major airports: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted and London Southend.
Heathrow: “Over 200,000 passengers, on average, travel through Heathrow each day and this is made possible by the work of over 400 companies across Heathrow.”
Companies involved in making Heathrow airport work. Construction: MACE, Balfour Beatty. Airlines: include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic. Cargo: DNATA, Segro, ASC Cargo. Baggage and retail companies also play an important part.
Major harbour is Port of London, the Port itself is made up of over 70 operational wharves and encompasses the entire tidal Thames from Margate/Clacton-on-Sea to Teddington, some 95 miles.
Exhibition centres include Olympia London, ExCel London, Alexandra Palace, Barbican Centre, Business Design Centre, The O2 London, Earls Court Exhibition Centre.
London sectors exist both within what is known as inner and outer London. Inner London has areas including entertainment and hospitality; accommodation and food services are important sectors too. Moving away from the centre of London we find sectors such as retail, manufacturing and transport and storage.
The courier industry in any major city is competitive, London has many to choose from but finding the right courier for your business, needs be the one that can work to your requirements, one that understands that there’s more to just collecting and dropping a package from A to B, one that offers expertise and great customer service when your need arises. Same Day Couriers Direct serve all the major sectors in both inner and outer London and beyond. A close-knit team providing delivery solutions to meet each unique customer requirement. We have the necessary experience, knowledge and processes in place to meet your delivery objectives every time.
Same day courier London helpful links
London & Partners: the business growth and destination agency for London.
VISIT LONDON: from the best activities in the city to top restaurants, bars and hotels, explore what’s on in London today.
MAYOR OF LONDON: official website of Mayor of London and the 25 London Assembly Members. Policy, news, jobs, contacts.
City of London Corporation: to get friendly, multilingual advice on everything there is to see and do in London from expert advisors at the City of London Corporation’s Information Centre.