How to find us

Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre
020 7332 1812

Opening hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am – 4pm
  • Available online via email Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

We are closed on bank holidays.

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Plan your journey

Use the Transport for London journey planner to plan your journey.

By tube

Bank (exit 9)
St Paul’s
Mansion House (Bow Lane exit)
Mansion House (Bow Lane exit)
Bank (exit 9)

By bus

Bus routes: 242, 25, 8 and 501 (to Cheapside), 11,15, 23 and 26 (to Queen Victoria Street), 43, 76, 133, 141, 214, 271 (to Moorgate), 172 (to London Wall).

By train

The nearest rail stations are Moorgate (not wheelchair accessible), Liverpool Street station (wheelchair accessible), Fenchurch Street, Cannon Street, Blackfriars and City Thames Link.

By bicycle

  • The nearest public cycle stands are located on Adermanbury outside the library. Bicycles are left at the owner’s risk.
  • There is a Santander Cycle Hire docking station on Aldermanbury near the corner of Gresham Street.

By car

Public parking spaces are available at London Wall (24 hours), Barbican (8am to midnight) and Aldersgate (24 hours).

Information for visitors with disabilities

We want your visit to the library to be enjoyable and productive. Please contact library enquiries before your visit if you need specific assistance or equipment.


  • City Business Library is fully accessible to those with disabilities.
  • There is a hearing induction loop and a computer workstation equipped with Zoomtext screen magnification and Jaws text to speech software as well as an electronic magnifier.
  • Facilities for disabled users are located within the Guildhall Complex in the West Wing.
  • Guide dogs are welcome in the library.


The Blue Badge Scheme does not apply in the City but we do provide parking in the Square Mile for people with disabilities. Information about parking in the City for people with disabilities.