Cambridge is a small university city located 80 north of London. It is the county town of Cambridgeshire with a population of 123 867 people, according to the last United Kingdom Census, that took place in 2011. The city is well known in the world because one of the most popular worldwide universities – University of Cambridge – is located here. This university gives opportunities to dozens of talented students, supporting their projects and start-ups. Qualitative education system causes the situation that more than 40% of the workforce have an academic degree and high qualification. This indicator exceeds more than twice the United Kingdom's average.
The River Cam link to nearby agricultural land, there are excellent road connections to London, this makes Cambridge an important trading post in the region. Nowadays, Cambridge has a diverse economy with advantages in such sectors as creative industries, research, and development, high-value engineering, software consultancy, pharmaceuticals, and tourism. In 2010 Forbes called Cambridge one of most beautiful cities around the world. Also, National Trust chair Simon Jenkins selected the landscape from The Backs as one of the ten best views in England. Tourism, as one of the highly-developed spheres, produces over £750 million for Cambridge's economy. With all the multiple benefits, it is not surprising that many companies want to rent serviced offices in this beautiful city.
Cambridge is located in the center of the high-technology Silicon Fen with well-developed industries such as bioscience, electronics, and software. Many of this have the rapport with the University of Cambridge. Nowadays, this territory is one of the most famous technology centers in Europe. It has grown a lot since the early 2000s, and now almost 25 000 of companies are located here with more than 210 000 of employees. There is a high demand for serviced offices here, and you can find many attractive workspace offers on our website.
The rapidity of growth of Silicon Fen is well described in Cambridge Cluster Map. Also, this region is known as a very flexible job market-oriented to the technology sector. People often change their workspace because of start-up fails, which are expected and, that is why tolerated by different companies. Most people work in business centres here, which provide the necessary level of flexibility and comfort at affordable rental rates.
Technology incubators and high-tech businesses are located around the city into science parks. University colleges often become owners of this parks or lease them. For example, Cambridge Science Park (the most significant commercial R&D center in Europe) is in the ownership of Trinity College, St. John's College is the owner of St John's Innovation Centre. Technology companies include Jagex, Abcam, ARM Limited, Sinclair, CSR, and CamSemi. Microsoft Research UK offices are located in West Cambridge, distantly from the main center of Microsoft in the UK in Reading. Microsoft also owns an office on Station Road. Cambridge business park is highly developed.
The city is surrounded by the green belt as a part of the extensive environmental project. It helps to preserve local green space, stop the unexpected growth of the city, protect small villages, etc. The most known objects of the town are buildings of the University of Cambridge: Chapel, Laboratory, King's College, Cavendish, and the Cambridge University Library – the most significant legal deposit libraries around the world. In the Cambridge's skyline mostly are college buildings, along with church spires. Cambridge is not only an advantageous place for entrepreneurship and renting flexible workspaces - serviced offices in business centers, but also calm and cozy for a living.