An historic market town, Colchester is regarded as Britain’s oldest recorded town. Today, Colchester boasts a vibrant and varied business community, attracting companies to offices in modern business centres. It is noted for its Victorian architecture with significant landmarks including the Jumbo Water Tower and the Town Hall.
Since the Roman era, Colchester has been connected with the military since the Roman era, with the Army’s sole military corrective training centre located in the town. Colchester is home to a wide range of businesses including engineering firms, financial services and media companies. Boasting great transport links and amenities, as well as a mix of period and contemporary buildings, Colchester is a desirable business location for companies of all sizes.
Offices to Rent in Colchester
Colchester offers a mix of modern and converted offices. In and around Colchester are individual and open plan offices in converted Georgian former dock warehouses that have beautifully refurbished, sitting alongside modern, purpose-built, air conditioned business centres. Part and fully serviced premises with meeting rooms and on-demand conference facilities, are available at affordable rents, ideal for any size of business.
Regular buses run from Colchester’s bus station in Osborne Street, and provide good services around the area. Colchester railway station is on the Great Eastern Main Line, and there is also Hythe Station and Colchester Town railway station. The A12 road runs through Colchester and links with the national motorway network.
Shopping and Restaurants
Alongside a range of office premises, there are two main shopping centres in Colchester, Lion Walk and Culver Square, which house a wide range of local shops, department stores, fashion boutiques and high street names.
Restaurants, cafes, wine bars and pubs are aplenty, offering many different cuisines to suit all tastes, including Middletons Steakhouse, The Shepherd, Afternoon Tea at Wivenhoe House Hotel, The Haywain Pub and The Barn.