Employment in Northampton tends to be found in the public administration, financial services and distribution sectors.
Having been recognised as a government expansion zone, a series of regeneration schemes are in place all over the town. The Radlands Plaza, Northampton Skatepark and Becket’s Park Marina are just some of the completed developments; others on the way include the redevelopment of the railway station and improvement of the waterside office space in Northampton.
Formerly a major shoemaking and leather industry centre, many old shoe factories have now been converted to offer contemporary office space in Northampton or residential accommodation. High-profile employers in the area include Avon Products, Barclaycard and Nationwide Building Society, Panasonic and Coca-Cola.
Tenants with access to office space in Northampton 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 office space in Northampton.
Northampton is near junctions 15, 15a and 16 of the M1 London to North Yorkshire motorway. The A45 and A43 can be accessed by a partially completed ring road. The A14 is close by to the north.
London Luton Airport
East Midlands Airport
Northampton railway station is on the Northampton Loop of the West Coast Main Line, with regular services to London and Birmingham provided by London Midland. Virgin Trains provide a commuter service to London and a departure from Birmingham New Street late at night.
Office space in Northampton is served by buses operated by Stagecoach Northants and First Northampton from the Greyfriars bus station. Outlying villages and towns are served by Stagecoach during the day. National Express have routes between major towns. There are good links to Daventry, Wellingborough, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Rushden, Kettering, Corby and Market Harborough.