Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, north of Manchester. Surrounded by countryside, Burnley is a hub for the manufacturing and aerospace industries. Burnley was a major mill town during the Industrial Revolution, and was one of the largest producers of cotton cloth in the world at the time. Burnley has remained strong in the manufacturing sector, although today businesses from a wide range of industries rent office space in the town, including insurance companies, retail brands and technology firms.
Office Space in Burnley
There are a number of modern business centres and beautifully restored period buildings in and around the town centre providing an abundance of private offices, coworking space, meeting rooms and conference facilities, suitable for all budgets. There are also a number of economical business parks in the area.
Companies renting office space benefit from the areas excellent transport links. Junctions 9, 10 and 11 of the M65 motorway serve Burnley and connect the town to the M6. There are four railway stations in Burnley, providing regular services to London, Preston, Blackpool, Leeds and York. A direct train service operates between Burnley Manchester Road station and Manchester Victoria station.
There are a good number of bus routes from the Burnley bus station, giving access throughout the town and to neighbouring areas. The nearest airports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport and Blackpool Airport.
Shopping and Leisure
St James Street and Charter Walk Shopping Centre are Burnley’s main shopping areas featuring a wide range of high street names and department stores, specialist shops, independent traders and fashion boutiques.
Alongside modern office premises, there are a variety of excellent restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs around the town centre, including the Scarlett Tea Rooms, Bistro 197 and Bertram’s.