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Office Leasing Guide - Plymouth

Maritime city Plymouth occupies a prime position on Devon’s south coast. Its major port has made it a popular base for businesses since the days of the Roman Empire, and it remains a bustling hub for trade.

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Office leasing guide: Bournemouth & Poole

If you’ve always wanted to work near the coast, Bournemouth and Poole are two great options for running a business in. Once the playground of fisherman, today the two areas are seeing prominent business growth and innovation. With a young and skilled population and a diverse mix of sectors, there are lots of exciting opportunities here.

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Office leasing guide: Brighton

Coastal city Brighton has established itself as one of the most creative, diverse and vibrant places to live and work. It has earned the title of ‘the happiest place in the UK’ and has plenty of exciting things to experience, including its renowned music, arts and cultural scenes. However, Brighton can also be serious.

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Office leasing guide: Reading

It may be most well-known for its annual music festival, but Reading in Berkshire is also a fantastic area to do business in. The town is a major commercial centre, which has been ranked the UK’s top spot for economic growth and wellbeing thanks to positive levels of employment, health, income, and skills.

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Office leasing guide: Southampton

Southampton has it all: historical attractions, prestigious educational institutions, modern amenities and thriving ports. As a result, there are plenty of reasons why it’s an excellent place for any office-based business to call home.

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Office leasing guide: Borough of Southwark

Situated right opposite the central City of London is the Borough of Southwark – credited as being the oldest borough in south London. You might know it as home to some iconic landmarks, including Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Imperial War Museum and The Shard – currently the tallest building in the United Kingdom.

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Office leasing guide: Southbank, London

Southbank is perhaps best known for its iconic theatre and arts residents, including the National Theatre, the Old Vic and Young Vic and the Hayward Gallery. Millions of visitors stream in and out of Waterloo Station every single year, making it the busiest rail station in the UK by visitor numbers.

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Office leasing guide: West London - Ealing and Shepherd’s Bush

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Office leasing guide: Greenwich and Canada Water

Canada Water has developed over the last few decades into much more than a remnant of the Docklands’ glory days.

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Office leasing guide: Silicon Roundabout

Silicon Roundabout, also known as East London Tech City, is London’s most prominent technology centre. It’s located in the borough of Islington, centred around Old Street roundabout, Hoxton and Shoreditch and is home to many of Britain’s most innovative start-ups, tech unicorns and huge multinationals.

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Office leasing guide: Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is a bustling place for any business to occupy thanks to its range of excellent amenities and good transport links. Want to find out more about renting office space in Canary Wharf? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Office Leasing Guide: East London- Stratford and Hackney

The region of East London occupied by Stratford and Hackney is favoured by businesses and individuals alike for its great transport links to the city centre and ongoing regeneration.

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Office leasing guide: Newcastle upon Tyne

Once a Roman settlement in 122AD, Newcastle upon Tyne (or Newcastle, for short) is now one of Britain’s most iconic, diverse, and vibrant cities. If you’re looking to establish a business here, you’ve made a good choice.

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Office leasing guide: Liverpool

Rich in history and diversity, Liverpool is a city with plenty of stories to tell. Whether you’re drawn here for its sporting associations, thanks to locations like Aintree Racecourse, or its abundance of culturally-significant sites, Liverpool is a great place to base your business.

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Office leasing guide: Bristol

Bristol is a creative hub and vibrant city in the southwest of England. Industries including media, defence and engineering have a strong presence here and it was even crowned the UK’s best city to live in in 2017. It’s a great place to be based if you want to be within easy reach of other cities.

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Office leasing guide: Cambridge

The city of Cambridge is a centre of innovation. From its world-renowned university to its multi-national tech businesses and the pharmaceutical giants that call the city home, there’s plenty going on here. Located around 90km north of London and sitting on the banks of the picture-perfect River Cam, Cambridge has been an important city for centuries.

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Office leasing guide: Cardiff

The Welsh capital and eleventh largest city in the UK is a fantastic place to base your business. Even though it’s the smallest capital city in Europe, Cardiff is a commercial heavyweight in its own right. High end and high street stores line its streets, it has excellent transport links and you’ll find office space for every kind of business right across the city.

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Office leasing guide: London – Fringe

If you love the City of London’s culture, but don’t want to work in the heart of the fast-paced hub, the London fringe is a happy compromise. Located in the band between the city centre and its outskirts, the fringe combines city life with more open-space suburban living.

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Office leasing guide: Leeds

Leeds is the UK’s third-largest city and a hive of activity in northern England. It also has the third-largest urban economy in England and boasts a wealth of companies within the legal, financial services and retail industries. More than 30 national and international banks have chosen Leeds as their northern bases because of this.

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Office leasing guide: London, West End

Basing yourself in the West End means you’ll be close to central London’s main business districts, including the City, while being in the heart of the creative action. Read on to find out everything you need to know about leasing an office in the West End.

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Office leasing guide: City of London

The City is both the geographical and professional heart of London. Covering less than one square mile of ground and home to just 10,000 people, more than 400,000 people flock into the City every weekday. It’s home to some of the world’s most influential business in the professional services, legal and financial services sectors.

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Office Leasing Guide: London

London isn’t just the UK’s capital. It’s a hive of commercial activity, with many of the country’s biggest companies choosing to base themselves there, making it one of the most sought after places for office space.

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Office leasing guide: Oxford

Oxford is a picturesque city in southern England. Home to one of the world’s most prestigious and oldest academic institutions, there’s a rich pool of exceptional talent to pick from here. Prominent businesses in the worlds of science, technology and engineering are based in Oxford because of this.

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Office leasing guide: Edinburgh

Regal, artistic and historic, Edinburgh has many fascinating sides to it. The Scottish capital is home to the Scottish Government and Parliament and the Royal Bank of Scotland. It also hosts the world’s largest arts festival, Edinburgh Fringe, making it a place where serious work and world-class play are equally celebrated.

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Office leasing guide: Glasgow

Glasgow is well known as one of Europe’s cultural capitals. From the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to The Lighthouse to the architecture of Merchant City to Glasgow Necropolis, there’s so much to explore when the working day is done. If you’re looking for an office in Glasgow, here’s everything you need to know about this exciting city.

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