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Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. Inhabitants of Liverpool are referred to as Liverpudlians but are also colloquially known as "Scousers", in reference to the local dish known as "scouse", a form of stew.
Liverpool's status as a port city has contributed to its diverse population, drawn from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, particularly those from Ireland. The city is home to the oldest Black African community in the country and the oldest Chinese community in Europe. The popularity of The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers and other groups from the Merseybeat era contributes to Liverpool's status as a tourist destination; tourism forms a significant part of the city's modern economy.
Several areas of the city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2004. Referred to as the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, the site comprises six separate locations in the city including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street and includes many of the city's most famous landmarks. Liverpool is home to two Premier League football clubs, Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C.
Serviced offices in Liverpool can be found in the heart of the city’s flourishing business district at Exchange Flags. A landmark, 11 storey, Grade II listed building which is situated within one of the city’s World Heritage Sites, renowned as a focus of Commerce. Also, based in the heart of Liverpool’s knowledge quarter in the city centre, a science park with high specification lab-compatible grade A office space. The purpose of which is to provide science and knowledge based companies looking for serviced offices in Liverpool a home by offering a combined package of first-class accommodation, business support, and links to the regions specialist experts.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Liverpool 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 Liverpool.
Liverpool has direct road links with many other areas within England. To the east, the M62 motorway connects Liverpool with Hull and along the route provides links to several large cities, including Manchester, Leeds and Bradford. The M62 also provides a connection to both the M6 motorway and M1 Motorway, providing indirect links to more distant areas including Birmingham, Sheffield, Preston, London and Nottingham.
To the west of the city, the Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels connect Liverpool with the Wirral Peninsula, providing links to both Birkenhead, and Wallasey. The A41, which begins in Birkenhead, also provides links to Cheshire and Shropshire and via the A55, North Wales. To the south, Liverpool is connected to Widnes and Warrington via the A562 and subsequently across the River Mersey to Runcorn, via the Silver Jubilee Bridge.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport, located in the south of the city, provides Liverpool with direct air connections across the United Kingdom and Europe. Today, it offers services to 68 destinations, including Berlin, Rome, Milan, Paris, Barcelona and Zurich. Primarily served by low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet, providing additional charter services in the summer. Dutch airline KLM currently provides a four-times daily service to Amsterdam, giving passengers the option to fly to over 800 destinations across the world with the airline, via the Dutch airport.
Liverpool is served by two separate rail networks. Locally, the rail network is managed and run by Merseyrail and provides links throughout Merseyside and beyond. The national network, managed by Network Rail, provides Liverpool with connections to major towns and cities across the England. The city's mainline station is Lime Street station, acting as a terminus for several lines into the city. Train services from Lime Street provide connections to numerous destinations, including London (in 2 hours 8 minutes), Birmingham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Scarborough, Sheffield, Nottingham and Norwich. Liverpool South Parkway provides a connection to the city's airport.
Serviced offices in Liverpool are served by several different companies, including Arriva and Stagecoach. The two main terminals for local buses are Queen Square Bus Station (located near Lime Street railway station) for services north and east of the city, and Liverpool One Bus Station (located near the Albert Dock) for services to the south and east. Cross-river services to the Wirral use roadside terminus points in Castle Street and Sir Thomas Street. A night bus service also operates on Saturdays providing services from the city centre across Liverpool and Merseyside.