Southampton is a city on the south coast of England, and the largest city in Hampshire. Just 19 miles west of Portsmouth, Southampton has a population of around 1.6 million people, making it the 8th biggest city in the UK. The area also has an excellent business district, just another reason why so many businesses are now setting up serviced offices in Southampton.
Southampton is also home to some of Britain’s largest and most well-known employers. The Ford Transit factory is in Southampton, as is Ordanance Survey, the BBC, the NHS and many others make Southampton one of the largest commercial ports in the whole of Europe.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Southampton have some of the best transport links in the south. Fantastic motorway links, trains, buses and airports are all plentiful and easy to access, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to your serviced offices in Southampton.
For business who require a lot of air travel, Southampton Airport, which lies just four miles north of the city, offers flights to other major UK and European destinations.
Airport Code: SOU
Distance from central Southampton: 4 miles (6.43km)
Employees who work in serviced offices in Southampton will be pleased to learn that Southampton is also served by the national rail network. Southampton Central, found in the city centre, provides passengers with services to many popular UK destinations such as London, Portsmouth, Poole, Dorchester, Weymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, and many more places.
For businesses with serviced offices in Southampton, buses will provide the majority of local public transport around the city and neighbouring towns.
Southampton’s main bus operators are First Southampton and Bluestar, although there are other services operated by Brijan Tours, Stagecoach, Velvetand Wilts & Dorset.
Another popular method of getting around the city is by using the Uni-link bus service, originally set up by the University of Southampton to provide transport between the university campus’.