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Our neighbours

Photo of Barbican towers

The Barbican is at the heart of the City of London and is the creative heartbeat of this financial district.

The centre is located in the Barbican estate, which houses over 4,000 residents. Alongside the Barbican Centre, the estate is home to the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the London Symphony Orchestra, making it a cultural quarter in the City of London where everyone can experience world-class arts and learning.

Alongside the Barbican, the City of London boasts many exciting cultural and historical attractions including markets, museums and architectural heritage sites

In the neighbourhood