Area Guides – Officio

Officio’s area guides are here to provide detailed information about the UK’s different locations. You will find everything you need to know, ranging from different businesses, office space and history, all the way through to the food favourite’s and different districts. Have a scroll down to view our guides!

Central London Guide

The innermost part of London, spanning several boroughs. Over time, a number of definitions have been used to define the scope of Central London for statistics, urban planning and local government. Here, it known as the beating heart of the Capital, where you can lose yourself within a mix of tradition, culture, commerce and innovation. Discover an abundance of history and follow in famous steps on the fabled streets of this city centre.

Birmingham Guide

This major city in the UK, residing in the West Midlands, is the largest and most populated metropolitan borough. Known for its food, with the most Michelin star restaurants outside of the capital, plus its theatre locations, sports industry and music scene. There is actually a lot that puts Birmingham on the map, with our area guide for this city, you’ll be able to see right under the surface.

Liverpool Guide

This major city resides in the northwest of England, where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea. It is famously the hometown of the hometown rock group The Beatles, The Royal Liver Building and Liverpool Football Club. In addition to the six World Heritage Sites, Liverpool has yet more history and culture to offer. Liverpool has a variety of museums and galleries to check out, so you can find one that you like.

North London Guide

This is the northern part of London, north of the River Thames. This term is used to differentiate this part of the city from the west, south and east. It extends all the way from Clerkenwell and Finsbury, on the edge of the City of London’s financial district, to Greater London’s boundary with Hertfordshire. It is also referred to as the Home of Cricket as Lord’s is located here, with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur football clubs are in the proximity too. The whole area of London boasts a bold mix of multicultural hangouts and a lively social scene, with it being a well-connected hub for renters in the capital. You can enjoy a cosmopolitan vibe north of the Thames.

Newcastle Guide

Newcastle Upon Tyne, or as the locals call it, ‘The Toon’, sits on the River Tyne in the northeast of England. In the past, like its twin city Gateshead, was a major ship building and manufacturing hub during the Industrial Revolution and is now an active centre of business, arts and sciences. Many things are tied to the familiarity of this city, with its spectacular bridges, adoration of football, breathtaking scenery, rich history, unique food and wild nightlife.

Manchester Guide

One of the major cities in the northwest of England, and in the whole of the UK too. Bringing in a rich cultural heritage, the 18th century canal system recalls the city’s days as a textile powerhouse, and visitors an trace this history at the interactive Museum of Science & Industry. Also depicted as the “true home of football”, the city is home to the legendary Manchester United, but is also credited with the founding of the world’s first professional football league. It was one of the first twelve member clubs who competed in the first ever league.