A suburban town in northern Greater London, Edgware boasts great commuter links into Central London, a thriving town centre, outdoor recreational space, community events and much more. The Edgware area is also a great location to launch a start-up business due to its convenient Greater London location and opportunities.
Take a look at these 5 reasons to launch a start-up business in Edgware.
1. A Convenient Start-up Location
When launching a start-up, location and affordability are two major factors. Edgware is an ideal location for start-ups as it is less than 10 miles from Charing Cross and boasts connectivity across northern Greater London and the surrounding areas including Mill Hill, Borehamwood, Barnet and Watford.
If you choose Edgware to launch your start-up business, you will benefit from a convenient location and a wide customer base across both the London Borough of Barnet and the London Borough of Harrow. Edgware has a diverse and multicultural population and is home to Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and Christian communities and many local businesses.
By car, Watford can be reached in around 17 minutes via the M1 and central London is just under a 1-hour drive from Edgware via the A41.
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2. Transport and Connectivity
As well as being a convenient business location, Edgware also benefits from a wide range of public transport options and great connectivity, making it easy to reach potential customers.
The commuter town benefits from Zone 5 Edgware underground station (the last station on the Northern line), meaning you can be in London Euston in just 26 minutes or Leicester Square in 30 minutes. Edgware also benefits from zone 4 Burnt Oak underground station (Northern line), zone 5 Canons Park and zone 4 Queensbury (both on the Jubilee Line).
Your Edgware start-up will also benefit from the nearby Mill Hill Broadway train station offering a 24-hour Thameslink Line service from Sutton and Wimbledon to St Albans and Luton. Many bus routes service Edgware too, such as the 79 towards Wembley, connecting the area to North London.
3. Greater London Talent Pool
As mentioned, Edgware has great potential as a location for start-ups due to its connectivity to London and its wide customer audience. As an Edgware start-up owner, you’ll also benefit from access to the Greater London talent pool when hiring employees and growing your business.
The town is home to many working professionals, students and graduates seeking opportunities. The Edgware and Barnet catchment area is home to 12 Outstanding Ofsted rated secondary schools and some of the UK’s top state schools, including Mill Hill County High School, London Academy, as well as the independent North London Collegiate for girls and Harrow School for boys.
Edgware start-ups may also have access to some top graduates from London’s respected universities, including the University of Westminster (Harrow Campus) and University College London (UCL, London’s top research university).
4. Networking & Opportunities
If you’re considering launching a new start-up business, then Edgware may be the perfect location. Home to a wide range of businesses, established local companies and start-ups, Edgware offers plenty of opportunities and business networking events to allow like-minded business people the chance to connect and collaborate.
Thinking of starting a business in Edgware or Barnet? Take a look at this start-up guide and resources from Barnet London Borough.
5. The Self Storage Company in Edgware
Aside from the convenient location, connectivity and great opportunity, Edgware also offers start-up businesses secure and affordable self-storage at The Self Storage Company.
Our Edgware business storage units are available from 10sqft to 175sqft and can be used to store business assets such as stock, excess products, office furniture, tools, and equipment. So, whether you’re a local tradesperson or a new and exciting start-up, you’ll benefit from a secure storage solution to suit you.
To book business storage at The Self Storage Company in Edgware, contact our friendly and experienced team today on 0203 893 8100 or use our innovative online booking tool.