Peterborough is a cathedral city and unitary authority area in the East of England. Situated 75 miles (121 km) north of London. The city stands on the River Nene which flows into the North Sea approximately 30 miles (48 km) to the north-east. The City of Peterborough includes the outlying military installation of RAF Wittering, and as a unitary authority it borders Northamptonshire and Rutland to the west, Lincolnshire to the north, and Cambridgeshire to the south and east.
The population is undergoing rapid expansion due to a £1 billion regeneration of the city centre and immediate surrounding area. In common with much of the United Kingdom, industrial employment has fallen, with new jobs tending to be in financial services and distribution.
Peterborough is situated on the east coast main rail line linking London with Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The journey time from Peterborough to London Kings Cross is only 50 minutes. Additionally Peterborough has direct rail access to Stansted Airport with a journey time of approximately 85 minutes providing tenants with serviced offices in Peterborough with excellent links to the capital and beyond.
Serviced offices in Peterborough are available in varying styles from an industrial warehouse offering office and workshop space, to a two storey period listed property situated in the heart of the city.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Peterborough have some of the best transport links in England. Overground services, buses and airports are all close-by, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to and from your serviced offices in Peterborough.
The A1/A1(M) primary route follows the path of the historic Great North Road from St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London, through Peterborough (Junction 17), continuing north a further 335 miles (539 km).
The nearest airports to Peterborough are East Midlands, London Stansted, Luton and Norwich.
Peterborough is a major stop on the East Coast Main Line, 45 minutes' journey time from central London, with high-speed intercity services from King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley operated by the East Coast Main Line Company every 20-minutes, slower commuter services terminate at Peterborough operated by First Capital Connect. It is a major railway junction because a number of cross-country routes converge. East Midlands Trains operate the Peterborough to Lincoln Line, with through services to Doncaster and a route from Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich or Cambridge via the main line north of Peterborough; CrossCountry operate the Birmingham to Peterborough Line and with National Express East Anglia, the Ely to Peterborough Line, with through services to Cambridge and Stansted Airport operated by the former and to Ipswich and London Liverpool Street by the latter.
Serviced offices in Peterborough are served by several companies including the Stagecoach Group (Cambus and Viscount) and Delaine Buses.