Durham is a small cathedral city located in the North East of England close to the major metropolitan area of Newcastle. The city enjoys excellent transport connections and sits on the East Coast mainline, 50 minutes North of York and 12 minutes south of Newcastle. The city is also home to one of the UK’s top 5 universities.
Despite its remote location, the city has a thriving business community with companies in the city seeing growth rates which far outstrip the rest of the UK. Key sectors include engineering, manufacturing, architecture and professional services. There is also a thriving small business community which has strong links to the university.
Most office space in the city is located in one of the many business parks on the outskirts of the city centre. Here you will find a mix of commercial space from small industrial units to self-contained HQ style buildings. There are also a handful of well-equipped business centres which are ideal for startups and SMEs.