The name of Welwyn Garden City immediately expresses one of its key attractions: the fact that it was planned as a garden city and has many green spaces, tree-lined roads and public parkland. Located in Hertfordshire, it is only a half an hour journey to London’s Kings Cross by train, making it an ideal business location. If you are moving into the area and are looking for refurbishment companies to fit out your premises, Thames Contracts has all the qualities you need. Based in Barnet, just a 30 minute drive from Welwyn Garden City, we have many years of experience in shop and office refurbishment in the area.
If you are moving business premises, we provide a bespoke office relocation service, which may include removals, restoring the old property according to the lease requirements, and/or fitting out the new premises. We will refurbish your new premises and build in all the facilities you need, including the installation of new walls, carpets, ceilings, furniture, electrical wiring, air conditioning and storage cabinets.
At Thames Contracts, we not only provide a high quality office relocation service but also a full range of other services too. If you already have office premises in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, or in London which require refurbishment, contact Thames Contracts for a free initial consultation and quote.
Spotlighting Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Garden City is an attractive area to live; it is just a ten-minute drive to Hatfield and is close to other towns and villages in Hertfordshire, with beautiful countryside nearby. It’s a new town and is the second garden city built by Sir Ebenezer Howard. His legacy lives on with several roads and facilities named after him. The town has a mix of old and new properties. In addition, the neo-Georgian town centre makes it a popular place to move to and annually plays host to many thousands of visitors.
The town has plenty of shops, leisure and entertainment facilities. The Howard Centre is an indoor shopping centre on two floors, including major brands such as Next, WH Smith, Boots the chemist and Marks & Spencer. The entertainment centre Campus West has a cinema, roller skating rink, soft play area and theatre. For tranquil days, Stanborough Park is a popular place to visit and has annual festivals such as the Water Carnival and Bonfire Night. Meanwhile, Parkway is the attractive mile-long area in the centre of Welwyn Garden City, and was once declared as having one of the finest urban views.
Another benefit of relocating to Welwyn Garden City is its excellent transport links. Buses run regularly to nearby towns and villages such as Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Potters Bar, Stevenage, Watford and Barnet. Regular trains run to and from London, Cambridge and Peterborough, and the town is in easy reach of the A1 and A414.
Business and Careers
Welwyn Garden City’s close links to London make it an ideal base for local and national firms and a number of major organisations have bases here, such as Figleaves.com and PayPoint.
On average Welwyn Garden City, and Hertfordshire overall, have a highly skilled workforce. Around 40% of working age residents of the county are educated to degree level or higher. Nearly 40% also work in professional and/or managerial occupations.
A large proportion of residents commute to London to work, but the town also offers a wide range of career opportunities in the immediate area. Among the major employers in and around the town is Tesco plc, which has moved its head office from nearby Cheshunt to Welwyn Garden City and John Lewis PLC. There several business parks in the area including City Park, Bessemer Road, Shire Park and Burrowfields.
In addition to this, life sciences have a strong presence in the area at the world-class research and development BioPark. This is part of the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, but is actually in Welwyn Garden City. Also, the further education institution Oaklands College has a large campus in the town.
If you are considering relocating to Welwyn Garden City, whether from London or elsewhere in Hertfordshire or the South East, Thames Contracts can work with you to make sure your relocation goes smoothly. We not only help refurbishing your new offices but we can also restore your old workplace premises too.
Refurbishment Companies Welwyn Garden City – Thames Contracts carry out office refits and refurbishments in London and Hertfordshire.