45 Mins outside London, Guildford is the fastest growing technology hub in the south.
Famed for it’s historic high street and character, Guildford has invested heavily in ensuring it’s on the map for years to come.
With a thriving technology community, UK leading university and investment in housing, Guildford attracts some of the best working talent in the country.
Attract the right workforce
Guildford is an already established and growing tech hub after considerable investment in technology in the region. You’ll find a large gaming community, development companies, as well as design agencies meaning there is plenty of talent to choose from.
Guildford is also home to Surrey University which provides a fantastic pool graduates available for work every year. The university is ranked among the top 10 UK universities.
Most recently, the town has become famous for it’s games development scene as well as a number of growing and innovative development agencies.
Guildford hosts a number of technology focussed events including TEDx Guildford. It’s an old town but it has certainly attracted a thriving community of technology minded individuals who are putting Guildford on the map.
You can enjoy a plethora of art galleries, museums, restaurants, bars for evening entertainment with your clients. There are beautiful lunchtime spots and coffee shops for the more informal meetings. Large parks offer a place to go for a lunchtime run or a refreshing walk. There’s a fantastic assortment of gyms and other health and leisure activities in the area too.
Excellent train connections and fast services to London mean you can complete the journey in less than 40 minutes. Situated on the A3 Guildford easily accessed from all directions.
Guildford has invested in park and ride facilities too, with four main sites to choose from. With underground parking available too, there are no limits to your options.
The modern town can trace its origins to the Roman times.
William the Conqueror ordered the construction of the Guildford Castle, which is the only royal castle ever to be built in Surrey.
In more recent history we saw the addition of modern landmarks, including the railway, the Yvonne Arnaud theatre, civic hall, the university and the Royal Surrey Hospital.