Known for its fascinating history and stunning surroundings, Waltham Abbey in the Epping Forest District of Essex boasts a thriving town centre, plenty of outdoor activities, a fantastic community and is just a short drive or train to London. With plenty of opportunity, it’s also an ideal location to start a new business venture.
Take a look at these 5 reasons to launch a start-up business in Waltham Abbey.
1. Waltham Abbey is a convenient location for businesses
If you’re planning to launch a start-up business, you’ll need to consider both the location and cost of business premises. Waltham Abbey is a convenient location for start-up businesses just 13 miles from the City of London. It’s also within easy reach of the surrounding areas, including Enfield, Epping, Cheshunt, Loughton, and Harlow.
Choosing Waltham Abbey to launch your start-up means you’ll benefit from a wide customer base across North London, Hertfordshire, and Essex and a broad talent pool when hiring employees.
2. Waltham Abbey has great transport & connectivity
Along with being a convenient business location, Waltham Abbey also boasts great transport and connectivity. Nearby Waltham Cross Railway Station has a regular commuter service and can get you to Liverpool Street Station and Stratford in central London in less than half an hour.
Waltham Abbey’s connectivity to the capital and the surrounding towns and countryside means the area is considered one of the most desirable commuter towns and is a popular area.
3. Waltham Abbey is a fantastic place to live & work
Another reason for launching your start-up business in Waltham Abbey is the unique work/life balance the area offers. A fantastic place to live and work, Waltham Abbey boasts a range of attractions and things to do.
Take a stroll around Waltham Abbey Gardens and the old abbey remains, explore the fascinating history of the Royal Gunpowder Mills, enjoy a family-fun day at Lee Valley Animal Adventure Park, or experience white water rafting at the Lee Valley White Water Centre. Waltham Abbey also neighbours Epping Forest and is home to the Epping Forest District Museum.
4. Waltham Abbey has exciting opportunities
Waltham Abbey also offers start-ups and local businesses a range of new and exciting opportunities, including networking events, a thriving business community, local resources and a wide talent pool across North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.
The market town is currently home to a wide range of businesses from bed and breakfasts to communications, driving schools, estate agents, and graphic designers and is a key contributor to the Essex economy. Discover more about how to launch a start-up in Waltham Abbey, including funding and resources at the Waltham Abbey Small Business Startup Centre.
5. Waltham Abbey is home to The Self Storage Company
As well as the town’s convenient location near London, great transport links and fantastic opportunities, Waltham Abbey is also home to The Self Storage Company. Our secure and affordable business storage units, from 10sqft to 275sft, are ideal for storing stock, excess products, tools or equipment.
Book business storage at The Self Storage Company in Waltham Abbey today! Call 01992 666 889, or use our online booking tool to get an extra 5% off your unit!