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Why lease office space or buy an office building in Leatherhead?


Outside London, Surrey boasts the largest and most diverse concentration of the world’s leading headquarters for knowledge-driven industries in the UK. Industries strongly represented in the region include: creative media, cyber security, space and satellite, agri-tech, oil and gas, life sciences, telecommunications, information technology, automotive and advanced engineering.

Situated at the edge of the contiguous built-up area of London at a junction of ancient north-south and east-west roads, just north-east of the midpoint of Surrey, Leatherhead has always been a focus for transport and key commercial hub throughout its history.

Since the 1990s, the rise in the number of commercial properties and available office space in the Leatherhead area has marked a steady growth in business occupancy amongst small to medium sized businesses and corporations alike.

In recent years, the economic growth of the area has come hand in hand with the increase in the amount of high quality office space available in Leatherhead and the surrounding area. The proximity to the M25 and the outstanding connectivity that offices in Leatherhead possess has really put Leatherhead on the map as a place to lease office space or buy an office building. Another contributing factor to the evolution of the business community in and around Leatherhead is the highly skilled workforce that the Surrey region boasts.

Approximately 0.7 million people aged 16-64 (working age) live in Surrey and 50% of this workforce are qualified to degree level or higher compared to a national average of 38%.  With over 50% of occupational roles in the top categories of management, senior and professional occupations, the Surrey region continues to perform exceptionally well in business.

The influx of big businesses and affluent professionals has transformed the commercial landscape in Leatherhead and the surrounding area, boosting the local economy and creating opportunities for a diverse range of suppliers including professional business services, retailers and restaurateurs.

Numerous well-known organisations have taken up office space in Leatherhead and the surrounding area including:

  • CGI – Global end-to-end IT and business process services company
  • ExxonMobil – world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company
  • Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) – one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement an construction companies
  • The Police Federation of England – police staff association
  • Unilever PLC – FMCG giant and one of Europe’s most valuable companies with a portfolio of famous brands
  • The Wates Group – construction, property services and development company

Arguably, one of Surrey’s most prestigious commercial developments is the Leatherhead Office Park, home to renowned corporate bodies; Unilever and CGI. The Leatherhead Office Park is a gated, secure, tranquil, leafy environment, just minutes from Leatherhead town centre, Leatherhead rail station and the M25.

Leatherhead Office Park boasts exemplary office premises in extraordinary surroundings. Opportunities to acquire Grade A office space on the park are scarce but the landmark building, One Springfield Drive, has recently been the subject of a major development programme.

The development consists of 40,000 sq. ft. of flexible Grade A office space, set over three floors. The office building is available to rent as a whole or as office space to let as individual floors. The building boasts extraordinary design features, excellent national/ international connectivity and an idyllic setting.

One Springfield Drive is the perfect environment in which organisations can thrive. If you would like to find out more about One Springfield Drive, just drop us a line at

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