Bristol is the 8th largest city in England and is the economic capital of the South West. Home to over 17,500 businesses, Bristol office space is increasingly in demand in this vibrant city. Outside of London, Bristol has the second strongest economy in England when measured by GDP per head and as such is highly sought after and popular as a business destination.
Bristol city has an estimated population of 433,100 and a surrounding Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) with an estimated 1,070,000 residents. The popularity of this lively city not also promotes the volume of office space in Bristol, but also the quality of the office accommodation.
Bristol was the only UK city to be short-listed for the first ever 'European Green Capital' award and then acknowledged as ‘UK’s Most Sustainable City’ in a separate independent assessment undertaken by Forum for the Future. Bristol was then awarded ‘European City of the Year’ by the Academy of Urbanism whose members include industry-leading architects, planners, engineers and designers.
Bristol is ideally located for motorway access to London, Birmingham and the rest of the UK with the major M4/M5 intersection located in North Bristol only 15 minutes from the city centre providing invaluable transportation links. These networks significantly contributed to the popularity of renting office space in Bristol.
Bristol International Airport is easily reached with over 100 direct services promoting convenient international business links throughout your Bristol office space. Bristol is also easily accessible by train with Bristol Temple Meads railway station being the largest hub in the West of England.
Bristol boasts over 450 parks and green spaces, proportionately more than any other UK city which only increases the popularity of renting office space in Bristol. In 2006 Bristol was voted the happiest place to live in England by a government poll and is subsequently reflected in the Bristol office space rental market.
Office space in Bristol’s historic properties offer a fusion of elegant Georgian and Victorian architecture and its business parks offer space within contemporary and modern settings. The business industry ensures that all commercial demands for office space in Bristol are met.
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