London Business Studies

3 days/2 nights

From only £139pp

Overview

3 days/2 nights From only £139pp

Discover how London has become one of the world’s leading financial centres. Students will begin to explore what draws so many businesses towards London and how London has played its part in the development of modern business markets.

What's included in the trip?

  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Depart school for London. Chelsea F.C ‘Business of Football’ talk. Evening meal at Hard Rock Café Optional West end Show.

  • Day 2

    Tour of Bloomberg’s London Headquarters. Visit to The Bank of England Museum for talk and presentation or Fullers Brewery.

  • Day 3

    Canary Wharf guided tour. Depart for school.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Located in the heart of Central London, the London Metal Exchange is the world’s premier non-ferrous (solid) metals market. The exchange acts as a forum for the trillion dollar metal trading industry and on average facilitates trades worth over $61 billion on a daily basis, making a tour of the organisation an experience like no other.
  • At the start of the 20th century, Mount Pleasant in London was reckoned to be ‘probably the largest sorting office in the world’. A century later, it is still one of the largest and busiest sorting offices in Britain. It is a landmark in the London ‘village’ of Clerkenwell, and its staff handle millions of items of mail each day.
  • Young’s is a British pub chain operating nearly 220 pubs. The company was founded as a brewery in 1831 by Charles Young and Anthony Bainbridge when they purchased the Ram Brewery in Wandsworth. Until its closure in 2006, the company’s Ram Brewery in Wandsworth was claimed to be Britain’s oldest brewing site in continuous operation, with a history dating back to the 1550s.
  • Visit the Houses of Parliament, watch committee hearings or take a tour of the Elizabeth Tower to see Big Ben.
  • Since its first public flight in March 2000 the London Eye has been a dominant feature to London’s Southbank. This wheel can carry up to 800 passengers per turn and views as far as Windsor Castle can be seen on a clear day.
  • The Shard is among the latest addition to London’s skyline designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano. It has become the tallest building in Western Europe at a height of 1016ft.
  • Some of London’s most classic icons can be seen on a Thames boat trip which meanders through the centre of the UK’s capital sailing past Canary Wharf, Westminster and more.
  • The Tower of London is draped in history, first established by William the Conqueror and dating back to 1066. It has been the home of the Crown Jewels since the 1100’s. The Tower of London is now a World Heritage Site and one of London’s major tourist must see attractions.
  • Madamme Tussauds London with over two centries of figures from popular and celebrity culture under one roof. There are 14 different sections displaying over 300 wax figures including some of Madame Tussaud’s early work.