Borehamwood is town in Hertfordshire situated between St Albans and London. The area is well-known for its connection to multiple film and TV studios, although only two sites of significance remain in use, known as the Elstree Studios. Many of the old film and television studios have been converted into office blocks.
From the 1920s, Borehamwood was a hub for UK film and television with several production studios located here, attracting companies from the media and production industries to office space in the area. Many streets in the area have been featured in 20th century British films, earning Borehamwood the nickname of ‘British Hollywood’. Boasting a rich history, Borehamwood offers businesses a wide range of commercial properties to choose from, with great transport links and a wealth of amenities.
Borehamwood Office Space to Rent
There are a variety of dedicated modern serviced business centres providing offices of varying sizes, coworking space and meeting rooms to suit all budgets. The centres feature a range of facilities, such as meeting rooms, manned receptions, break out space and high-speed broadband. A number of the business centres offer private parking spaces.
Tenants renting office space in the area benefit from excellent transport links. Elstree & Borehamwood railway station is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway on the Thameslink route and provides a fast service into central London.
The Metroline for London buses goes through town from New Barnet to Edgware, and London Sovereign buses go into North West London. Other bus services include the Uno bus company and Intalink. London and other areas in the South East are easily accessible via Borehamwood’s excellent road links with the A1, M1, M25 and Watling Street just a short distance from the town centre.
Shops and Eateries
Borehamwood is home to many retail shops and food superstores alongside a range of spacious offices. The Shenley Road shopping area is popular and features an outdoor street market twice a week with a wide range of stall holders. Borehamwood Shopping Park has a plethora of high street names and department stores, as well as cafes and eateries.
There is a mix of cafes, bars, coffee shops and restaurants in Borehamwood including Ben & Ollie’s Breakfast Bar, the Orli Bagel Bakery, The Alfred Arms, Prezzo, The Rising Sun and Jenny’s Café and Restaurant.