Known for the folklores of Robin Hood and literary legends such as Lord Byron and D.H. Lawrence, Nottingham has an impressive history and a vibrant atmosphere that makes it an exciting place to work. An energetic town, Nottingham is a popular business location, with a broad range of companies based in offices in the town.
Nottingham has its economic history steeped in the tobacco and lace-making industries but today, it is popular with digital media companies, finance and business services. It is home to several headquarters for well-known brands, including pharmaceutical companies, engineering brands, publishers and opticians.
Nottingham Office Space
Nottingham provides a great selection of commercial premises for businesses of all different sizes, from start-ups and small teams to established companies of over 400 people. Both private and shared office solutions can be found here and there is a great range of property styles, with both contemporary premises and traditional buildings to choose from.
Businesses can benefit from flexible rentals and serviced or managed terms, depending on the needs of the individual company. In central Nottingham, there are several car parks for professionals driving to and from work each day, including those at Lace Market and Stoney Street.
Nottingham is located in the East Midlands and sits 45 miles from Birmingham and 56 miles from Manchester. The city is bordered by Sherwood Forest to the north, with the Trent and Belvoir Vales to the east and south of the area.
Nottingham is well connected both by road and rail, with Nottingham Station coming in second for the busiest train station in the Midlands, making it a great location for businesses to rent office space. The county also has a tram system which takes you from the centre of the city to Hucknall, Wilford, Clifton and Beeston. The East Midlands Airport is less than 15 miles from Nottingham city centre. Nottingham also has the largest bus network in the country, providing commuters with easy access to neighbouring areas.
Food and Shopping Opportunities
With hundreds of restaurants in Nottingham, from fast food chains and its own ‘Curry Mile’ to award-winning eateries like Sat Bains and Iberico World Tapas, workers in offices in the city have an overwhelming number of options to choose from. For professionals looking for a place to unwind after work with a drink, there are also numerous bars and pubs in the city.
Nottingham has two key shopping centres – the Victoria Centre and the Broadmarsh Centre – both of which provide a great selection of stores for a spot of retail therapy. For independent stores and opportunities to explore during lunchbreaks, streets such as the West End Arcade and Hurts Yard offer some often overlooked architecture and shops.