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Reasons for your business to consider opening a satellite office in Camden

22 August, 2019

Camden is known for its vibrancy with fashion, the alternative music scene and street food all adding to its buzzing environment. However, slightly breaking away from tradition, Camden is now becoming the go-to for businesses.

Industries of all kinds are moving to the area to set up shop and do business. And there are many reasons for that. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider joining them.

It’s well connected to the rest of London

Camden is a great location to open a satellite office because of its proximity to central London. This makes it easier for clients to visit your office for meetings or for you to travel into the city to meet with clients.

There are also a range of transport links to take your pick from. Camden has its own tube station on the Northern Line, with easy links to Kings Cross station, Waterloo and Liverpool Street. There are also plenty of cycle and bus lanes and you can reach Luton and Stansted airport in under an hour.

It’s fast becoming a business hub

According to Startups.co.uk, Camden, alongside Westminster and Lambeth, has the highest rates of start-up businesses. There’s a strong creative scene in Camden, filled with innovative spaces to set up a satellite office.

There’s also business support available in Camden that encourages business networking and offers support for businesses in the area. Such business associations cover multiple different industries and organisations of all sizes, giving you access to a wealth of knowledge.

The diversity

The famous Camden Market is one of London’s largest attractions with over 100,000 visitors every weekend. The market is showcase stalls and stands of all kinds selling trinkets, street food and unique items of all cultures.

Camden is also home to independent fashion stores, filled with street art, and has a strong musical and nightlife presence. This attracts people from all over the world, so opening up a satellite office in Camden gives your business access to a lot of potential customers.

Access to technology

Being in the capital, setting up an office in Camden means your space will have supportive infrastructure. Your business needs to be able to access technology in order to operate. Camden Council is continuing to invest in its digital infrastructure to help businesses develop and run more efficiently.

These developments mean opening a satellite office allows you to implement an excellent phone system in your business, such as the business phone system by Gamma. A phone system should be good enough to make distances between offices invisible, explains Bizjournals.com, with the quality of calls making all the difference.

The entertainment

Camden has a lot to offer out of hours. London Zoo is located on the outskirts of Camden and as previously mentioned, Camden Market has a large choice of street food available for you to sample.

Whether you’re looking for a spot to take clients or want to take your employees out, Camden have a host of quirky spots to have a bite to eat and drink, and a vibrant nightlife perfect for any work parties.

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