Norwich is a city that lies in the county of Norfolk in east England. The city was once the second largest city in England after London, and until the Industrial Revolution, it was seen as England’s largest in terms of populous and also England’s most prosperous county.
Today Norwich is seen as a huge business district, especially with easy access to London and other parts of the UK thanks to motorway links and Norwich International Airport. These aren’t the only reasons why so many businesses are now choosing to have their serviced offices in Norwich.
Norwich’s population, with over 259,100 people, still makes it one of England’s biggest cities, and with over 8,993 people per square mile, Norwich is the fourth most densely populated local government district within the East of England. As a result, plenty of businesses have succeeded in Norwich where others have failed elsewhere.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Norwich have some of the best transport links in the East. 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 Norwich.
Norwich International Airport is a feeder to KLM's Schiphol hub. FlyBe, Eastern Airways, and Bristow Helicopters all serve Norwich, in addition to a strong holiday charter flight business. The airport also provides domestic flights to many UK cities, as well as a select number of European destinations.
Airport Code: NWI
Distance from central Norwich: 6 miles (9.65km)
Businesses with serviced offices in Norwich are served by Norwich’s main railway station to the east of Norwich city centre. Forming part of the Great Eastern Main Line, the station provides half hourly services to London Liverpool street, as well as hourly services to Liverpool Lime Street. Other regional services from Norwich include routes to Cambridge, Peterborough, Nottingham, Manchester
Norwich railway station is situated to the east of Norwich city centre and is managed by National Express East Anglia. It forms the northern terminus of the Great Eastern Main Line with half hourly services to London Liverpool Street provided by British Rail Class 90 locomotives. It is also linked to the Midlands with hourly services to Liverpool Lime Street and are operated by East Midlands Trains Class 158 DMUs via Peterborough, Nottingham and Manchester.
Serviced offices in Norwich are served by several bus operators within the city. Anglian Bus, First Eastern Counties, Konectbus, Norfolk Green and Sanders all deliver passengers to various local destinations in town and further afield. Destinations throughout Norfolk and beyond are served including Peterborough, and Lowestoft.
National Express coach services also leave Norwich up to ten times a day to the three main London airports (Stansted Airport, Heathrow and Gatwick), five a day to London, and one a day to Birmingham. Most bus and coach services run from Norwich bus station or from Castle Meadow.
Norwich sits just north of the A47, connecting it with Great Yarmouth to the east and with Kings Lynn to the west, which ultimately connects to Peterborough. The city is also linked to Cambridge via the A11, which leads to the M11 motorway for London and the M25, and also Ipswich by the A140 and to Lowestoft (to the south-east) by the A146.