The county town of Gloucestershire, Gloucester lies on the River Severn with the Cotswolds to the east and the Forest of Dean to the west. Historically, the aerospace industry was predominant in Gloucester. Today, Gloucester is dominated by the service industries, with a strong presence of companies in the finance sector. A number of well-known banking groups have offices in Gloucester.
The former dock estate has been restored and is now part of a large public open space. The warehouses, wharfs and docks are now home to a mix of residential flats, office space, shops, bars and cafes, and the Gloucester Waterways Museum.
A lively and historic city, Gloucester offers businesses a mix of commercial property to choose from, with access to great transport links and modern amenities, and boasting beautiful natural surroundings.
Offices Space in Gloucester
Some former period and listed warehouses are now a mix of retail units and home to a variety of large trading chains, and prestigious refurbished offices with a variety of open plan, shared and private workspaces, meeting rooms and conference facilities. On the outskirts of the city are dedicated business parks with modern business premises providing different office space, onsite parking, catering facilities, manned reception and green open spaces.
Offices in Gloucester are nearby to a number of transport links. The M5 motorway is to the east of Gloucester, linked by Junctions 11 and 12, whilst the A38 runs north to south through the city, connecting with Bristol and Tewkesbury. The A40 links with Cheltenham, the Forest of Dean and Monmouth. Other roads within easy reach are the A46, the A4173 and the A417.
Gloucester mainline rail station provides regular services to London Paddington as well as other major cities including Reading, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol and Nottingham. There is a good range of buses serving the area, and National Express run services to London, Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
Shopping, Restaurants and Leisure
Office tenants have access to a wide range of food options and shopping opportunities. There are several shopping centres in the heart of the town, while Gloucester Quays is located in the docklands, providing a plethora of high street names, department stores, luxury fashion brands, and independent traders.
There is an abundance of bars, cafes, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants in and around Gloucester including The Barge Restaurant, Bill’s Gloucester Quays Restaurant, Café René, the Queens Head and Tank.