Guildford is a large town in Surrey found in the south east of Britain. Situated just 27 miles southwest of London on the A3 trunk road linking the capital to Portsmouth. Guildford is popular with commuters thanks to its easy access to London and fantastic transport links to many other parts of the UK.
Another big reason why many businesses are having serviced offices in Guildford is thanks to the town’s history, and its fantastic retail offering. Both facets bring in tourists and people travelling from other parts of the UK, driving the local economy, and serving to portray the town as a happy, prosperous place to live and work.
The town has Saxon roots, in 978AD it was the home to the Royal Mint, and Guildford also appears in the Domesday book of 1086.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Guildford have some of the best transport links in the south. Overground train services, buses and airports are all close-by, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to and from the city of Guildford.
Airport Code: LHR
Distance from Guildford: 18 miles (28.96km)
Airport Code: LGW
Distance from Guildford: 34 miles (54.7km)
Serviced offices in Guildford are served by two train stations. The main station, known simply as ‘Guildford train station’, is located near the original town bridge on the west side of the River Wey and serves the main line between London Waterloo and Portsmouth.
The main Guildford station also has lines connecting to many other local and UK destinations such as Ascot, Reading, Epsom, Gatwick airport, London Bridge, Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne.
The town's other station, London Road, is to the North East of the town centre, and provides services running between the main station and Waterloo and London Bridge stations.
Businesses with serviced offices in Guildford are served by four bus companies when wanting to travel across the town. Guildford’s bus serviced are primarily operated by Arriva with some additional services provided by Countryliner, Safeguard and Stagecoach. Almost all of these services operate and connect to the town’s main bus station, which is located next to the Friary shopping centre in the town centre.
Guildford Bypass, the stretch of the A3 from the A31 to Potter’s Lane, is one of the busiest roads in the south as the A3 trunk road links Guildford to Portsmouth, to the south and London, all the way to the M25, and the north east.
Guildford also has numerous A-Roads linking the town to various other towns including Horsham, Woking,Godalming, Reading, Aldershot, Bracknell and Dorking.