Exeter is a city that is situated in the county of Devonshire, in south-west England. The city, with an estimated population of over 120,000, lies on the River Exe, about 37 miles from Plymouth, and 70 miles from Bristol. With great transport links, and being known as the county’s home for commerce, technology and business, it’s no wonder why so many businesses are choosing to have serviced offices in Exeter.
The city also has a university, The University of Exeter, with two campuses in the city, it is one of the largest employers in the city. The university also has some famous alumni; Pop Idol winner Will Young, and Harry Potter author J.K Rowling both attended Exeter University.
The city itself has plenty to offer, and many of Exeter’s heritage attractions celebrate the city’s 2,000 year old history. Attractions such as the Gothic St Peter’s Catherdral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, and St Nicholas Priory are all fantastic venues to impress and entertain clients and team members.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Exeter have some of the best transport links in the south-west. Mainline train and National Express coach services, buses and airports are all close-by, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling around Exeter.
Exeter International Airport provides services to world-wide destinations such as many parts of Europe, and also Toronto in Canada.
Airport Code: EXT
Distance from central Exeter: 4 miles (6.4 km)
Serviced offices in Exeter are served by two mainline railway stations; Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids, and six additional stations in the suburbs. Exeter’s mainline stations provide passengers with routes to Bristol, Birmingham and the midlands, Leeds and various other UK towns and cities, as well as trips closer to home such as Plymouth and Cornwall.
For businesses with serviced offices in Exeter, getting around town - as well as to and from the office - can be taken care of by the local bus services that operate round the city. Exeter’s main bus and coach operator is Stagecoach South West, and provides services that operate from the city centre bus station, on Paris Street.
National coach services are also operating, with National Express providing long distance routes to Heathrow and London.
The city has good motorway links, with the M5 motorway linking the city to Bristol and Birmingham, and the M4 to London and South Wales.