Somerset - Perfect for Business * Up to 30% more cost effective than London & South East  * Superfast Broadband to 90% of areas on target for 2016* Excellent rail links (under 2hrs) to London & SE, Midlands & far SW  * Regionally strategic - M5 & A303 connecting to M3  * 1hr from 4 international airports  * 1hr from ports at Avonmouth and Weymouth  * Commerical property available: county town, market towns and rural locations.  Businesses move to Somerset to grow ...


Business Services

Business services is a key industry for Somerset and the growth of this ‘knowledge economy’ has been a big boost for the county, which is still one of the most prominent areas in the country for new business start-ups.

A more rewarding life in Somerset

Offering exciting opportunities for people who want a more rewarding life without compromising on their business aspirations, Somerset’s business services providers include companies working across a wide range of technical professions including:

  • Accountancy
  • Architects
  • Design & Print
  • Hospitality and Conference
  • Law
  • Logistics
  • Marketing & PR
  • Property Services
  • Skills & Training
  • Waste Management and Environmental Consultancy

Many of these companies have chosen to set up or relocate here due to the combination of a dynamic working environment and top broadband connectivity rates, along with an unbeatable quality of life.

Location Location Location

Located in the heart of the South West, Somerset is extremely well-connected thanks to excellent road and rail links. London and the Midlands are only two hours away, plus there is a choice of international airports on the doorstep enabling easy access to Europe and the rest of the world.

Superfast broadband for your business

High-speed fibre broadband will be delivered to at least 90% of premises by the end of 2016 and will ensure a minimum of 2Mbps broadband speeds for all. Working alongside the commercial roll out, the programme will make Somerset one of the best connected areas in the UK. More

Case Studies

Easynet Global Services - relocated from London and consolidated their business in Shepton Mallet.

EMCAS “Somerset 3D provided the firm with information on five premises that met with their requirements for size and access.”

The New Business Group have offices in London and Somerset. The company's directors have worked in high-level boardroom environments and publishing and are keen to promote Somerset as a key location for business services companies.

Looking for property?

"We have access to the latest available commercial property across Somerset and work closely with Local Authorities, Property Agents and Developers to find you the perfect location, size and services mix".  Gerard Tucker, Investment Manager

Our Customers Say

"If you like rural spaces, but with a strong business and driven lifestyle, Somerset has it all."

Neil Macdonald
The Orchard Pig, West Bradley, near Glastonbury