Tower Place West, London


  • Who's here?

    Administration Services
    Health & Employee Benefits
    Human Capital & Change
    Human Resources
    Information Product Solutions/ Survey & Analytics
    Information Technology
    Marketing & Communications
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Workforce Communication & Change
    We recruit graduates into this location in Human Capital
    Investments and Retirement
  • Access

    There is Reception and Concierge cover between 08:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday, to welcome visitors.
  • Changing/shower facilities and lockers

    The facilities are located in the basement of Tower Place West and are accessed via the bicycle parking bays (from the back of the building) or by the lift located near the Mailroom on the ground floor TPW.The facilities include:

    • 12 self-contained shower/changing booths (including 1 disabled booth)
    • 3 vanity units with hairdryers
    • 130 lockers

    There are 100 lockers available for temporary use (maximum 48hrs). ID cards must be presented to the attendant upon arrival. Please note that if locker keys are not returned within 48hrs, lockers will be emptied and contents stored for collection.

    There are also 30 lockers available for permanent use, located in the cycle parking bays in the basement. There is a locker rental charge of £10 a month.
    Opening times: 07:00–23:00 Monday to Friday (attended 07:00–19:00 Monday to Friday)

  • Local points of interest:
    Within Tower Place, there is a restaurant and cafe in Tower Place East and a shop in Tower Place West. There are several food outlets within a few minutes of the office, including:
    • EAT
    • Graze
    • Itsu
    • Japanese Canteen
    • Pret a Manger
    • Subway
    • Sumo Salad

    Bars & restaurants
    There are several pubs, wine bars and restaurants in the area, including:

    • All Bar One
    • The Hung, Drawn and Quartered
    • The Assembly
    • Agenda
    • Balls Brothers
    • Davy’s wine bar
    • Pizza Express
    • Gourmet Burger Kitchen
    • Wagamama
    • Zizzi’s
    • Chez Gerard
    • Bertorelli’s
    • Haz

    Banks and cash points
    The nearest cash point is by the Tower of London ticket booths. Most banks can be found nearby on Great Tower Street, Eastcheap and Fenchurch Street

    Post Office
    The nearest Post Office is on Eastcheap, towards Monument station, a 5-10 minute walk from the office.

    Fitness centres

    • Fitness First: Gracechurch Street, America Square, Fenchurch Street, Monument
    • LA Fitness: Leadenhall Street

    Some of the shops that can be found nearby are:

    • Boots
    • Marks & Spencer – 168 Fenchurch Street
    • Next – 33/35 Fenchurch Street
    • Sainsbury’s Local – 40/45 Fenchurch Street
    • Tesco – Eastcheap
    • House of Fraser – by Monument Tube
    • Gap – Gracechurch Street

  • Getting to Tower Place

    To find the easiest and most convenient way to travel from home to the Tower Place office, try Transport for London’s Journey Planner which will give you information on the best and most convenient route for you.Tube
    Tower Place is a close, easy walk from the following tube stations:

    • Tower Hill (Circle and District lines) – less than a 5-minute walk
    • London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern lines) – a 15-minute walk
    • Monument (Circle, District, Northern and Central lines) – a 10-minute walk

    Tower Place is also just a short walk from Fenchurch Street (5 minutes) and Liverpool Street (15/20 minutes) mainline rail stations, and Tower Gate DLR (5 minutes). London Bridge mainline rail station is a 15-minute walk across the river London Cannon St is a short walk just past Monument (12 minutes away).

    Travel times to/from the office

    • London City airport
      Taxi: up to an hour, approx. £30
      Train: approx. 30 minutes on the DLR to/from Tower Gateway, changing at Canning Town
    • London Gatwick airport
      Taxi: approx. 1h 45m, £75
      Train: approx. 30 minutes from to/from London Bridge station and a 15-minute walk
      Gatwick Express to/from London Victoria – 30 minutes, departing every 15 minutes, and then approx. 20 minutes on the District or Circle line to/from Tower Hill
    • London Heathrow airport
      Taxi: approx 1h 30m minutes, £60
      Train: Heathrow Express to/from Paddington station – 15 minutes, departing every 15 minutes, and then approx 30 minutes on the Circle line to/from Tower Hill

  • Parking

    Car parking facilities are not available to colleagues at Tower Place. There is a public car park at basement level of Tower Place with 110 spaces at an hourly rate of £2.50 (cash only).Please note that Tower Place is within the congestion zone. Cars will be charged to enter the zone between 07:00 and 18:30, Monday to FridayBicycle and motorcycle spaces in the basement are available to colleagues free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Should you find that all spaces are taken, the adjacent public car park also offers free spaces for bicycles and motorcycles – also on a first-come, first-served basis.Bicycles and motorcycles are exempt from paying the congestion charge.
"What was appealing about Mercer was that it was a large company very close to home"
Dave Turner
Pensions Administrator