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Why Cambridge is a great place to live

16/4/2022

 

Boasting the perfect blend of history and beauty alongside growing employment opportunities in so many diverse fields, Cambridge is a unique city that has so much to offer its residents.

 

As a relocation company we are fortunate in that is incredibly easy to sell Cambridge as an amazing place to live - here are some of our top reasons why:

 

Steeped in history

 

Cambridge is an exquisite city with glorious architecture and a world famous university that dates back over 800 years. Locals and tourists alike enjoy the beautiful streets, buildings and museums in addition to having an array of countryside walks on the doorstep.

 

Charming south Cambridge villages offer a wealth of local history too- most notably Granchester with is riverside walks and pubs.

 

Great transport links

 

Cambridge is predominately flat which makes it easy to cycle that and the 80 miles of bike paths around the city make it the preferred mode of transport.

 

Those that are commuting to London will love the express service direct to Kings Cross taking just 50 minutes.

 

If you do require an airport Stansted is in only 40 minutes away.

 

Cycling in Cambridge

 

Thriving economy

 

There are so many opportunities in Cambridge!  Many of the companies we work  with are located within Silicon Fen - one of the most important centres in Europe for technology and innovation.

 

Glass door one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites has frequently awarded Cambridge highly in league tables as being one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

 

Well known companies with a base in Cambridge include Astra Zeneca, Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.

 

We help clients from all over the world relocate to commence employment within such a range of sectors - there really is an industry for everyone!

 

Great schools

 

There are over 200 schools in the Cambridgeshire area ranging from state maintained to independent options.

 

We work regularly with clients relocating with children requiring us to assist in finding the best options. There are so many great schools here in Cambridge including numerous awarded outstanding by Ofsted and many of the independent schools her are some  of the best in the UK.

 

Education in Cambridge

 

Excellence in education can be found at all levels - from award winning nursery provision up to  leading sixth form colleges.

 

With its plethora of museums and cultural actives throughout the year it’s easy for children to be inspired!

 

If you are interested in discussing how we can help you locate the right school for your child do get in touch.