With close proximity to the M5, the historical City of Worcester is a business location with much to offer existing and prospective occupiers looking for offices to let Worcester. The city has a population of 93,000 and has a vibrant, skilled student contingent thanks to the fast-growing University of Worcester.
Worcester enjoys excellent transport connections – by both road and rail – to Birmingham and London, as well as South West locations, such as Cheltenham Spa and Bristol. Situated in the heart of Worcestershire, Worcester acts as the county’s centre for administrative services and jobs, shopping and tourism. Key sectors for the city are:
- Hotels and restaurants
- Banking, finance and insurance
- Public administration, education and health
Occupiers in the city – and the surrounding areas – are wide ranging, including Worcester Bosch, Atkins, Yamazuki Mazak, CryoService and Royal Mail. The city council is committed to working with businesses and stakeholders to ensure long-term continuing success of the city and its industries.
Worcester is well known for its role in the English Civil War and has an incredibly rich history that goes back hundreds of years. The architectural mix within the city core provides a unique environment, from the Tudor buildings of Friar Street and New Street to those of Worcester’s High Street, and from the all-new, postmodern Cathedral Square to the iconic Cathedral itself that sits opposite.
For companies looking for offices to let Worcester, the city is a great place for your team to work and live. Its wealth of restaurants and eateries, pubs and bars offer a diverse range of food and drink to meet every taste and budget. The city provides plenty to stay entertained, with cinemas, music venues, theatres, sports venues – such as the football stadium, Sixways rugby stadium, basketball arena and racecourse, and a variety of leisure businesses.
More than 3.4 million trips to Worcester are made by tourists each year. This, along with its history and beauty, is why tourism is also vital for the city.