Cambridge, a city and university town in the the county of Cambridgeshire with a population of around 110,000. The city lies in East Anglia, in the East of the UK. Cambridge is just 50 miles from London, with easy transport links and the area being known for its many technology institutions, it’s no wonder why so many businesses are choosing to have their serviced offices in Cambridge.
Because the area is home to a large number of businesses that focus of biotechnology, electronics and computer software, the area has been dubbed “Silicon Fen”. The name is a play off Silicon Valley in California, because it lies at the southern tip of the English Fenland. The Fenland(s) being a naturally marshy region in eastern England after the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region.
The area is so well known for its technological knowledge and output that it is now one of the most important technology centres in Europe.
Cambridge is also home to the University of Cambridge, the King’s College Chapel, and Cambridge University Library.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Cambridge have some of the best transport links in the UK. Served by the M11 motorway and the A14, Cambridge also has fantastic overground train services, buses and airports, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling around, to, and from the city of Cambridge.
Cambridge is also one of only 11 cities in the UK that have been designated as one of the UK’s “cycling cities”, a status awarded to Cambridge in 2008.
Airport Code: CBG
Distance from Brighton: 2.48 miles (4km)
Airport Code: STN
Distance from Brighton: 22.3 miles (35.95km)
Airport Code: LTN
Distance from Brighton: 30.5 miles (49.08km)
Businesses with serviced offices in Cambridge are served by regular trains to King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations in London, as well as many other UK destinations such as Leicester, King's Lynn, Norwich, Ipswich and Stansted Airport.
Cambridge has many bus services that operate around the city. From the free Park and Ride bus service, to the excellent Citi bus network. Both these services and more travel regularly around the city.