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The Guildford office is home to our team of 20 innovative problem solvers and support staff. The work we do helps our clients tackle some of the environmental challenges facing the energy sector and includes strategic power system planning studies, techno-economic project evaluations and power-systems innovation projects.

The office is on the Surrey Research Park, which is owned, funded and developed by the University of Surrey. The buildings are set in large landscaped areas which provide a serene and tranquil backdrop for over 140 companies. These companies are engaged in a broad spectrum of consultancy, research, development and design activities in areas such as engineering, technology, pharmaceuticals and social science.

Visit the Surrey Research Park website for more information.

Surrey Research Park

Staff at the office organise a summer and Christmas event, and take part in sports events like charity runs. Some people from the office have attended the annual Low Carbon Networks & Innovation conference, giving them the opportunity to network with fellow consultants across the industry.

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Guildford 1 Frederick Sanger Road Surrey Research Park Guildford GU2 7YD UK T: +44 (0)1235 753000
Guildford commute

Commute

For those looking to drive in, the office is conveniently located near to the A3, which links to the M25 and the M27. 

Guildford railway station is a 10-minute drive or bus journey from the office. It is on the main line to London Waterloo, Woking, Farnborough and Gatwick Airport, and has train and coach services to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Buses run every 15 minutes to and from the research park, and offer easy access to the town centre and station. Alternatively, the walk into town is very pleasant and takes around 30 minutes. 


For more information about bus routes to the office in the Guildford area: 

Visit the Arriva website

There are also various cycle routes around the Guildford Office. Details can be found by clicking on the button below:

Click here for a list of cycle routes

 

Guildford commute

Site information

Guildford is fortunate to have plenty of sports facilities, including three 50-metre pools, a lido and two sports parks (the Spectrum and Surrey Sports Park). There are also several gyms in Guildford. Surrey Sports Park, recently built by the University of Surrey, is a 10-minute walk from the office and has facilities for swimming, climbing and racket sports, as well as a programme of fitness classes.

 

Surrey sports park

There are two ponds on the site, and some seating for outside eating. There is a café just across the road from the office, another café/bar just a short walk away and a large supermarket that can be reached in about 10 minutes on foot. Guildford town centre and the post office are a short drive away.

Guildford accomodation

Accommodation

The average purchase price of a two-bedroom house in Guildford is around £400,000. There are, however, extremely good rail links from surrounding areas so some employees choose to live further away from the office where prices are slightly cheaper. In Farnborough (Hampshire), which is 13 miles away, prices average about £260,000 for a two-bedroom house.

Renting a two-bedroom house in Guildford costs around £1,500 pcm whilst, in Farnborough, it is nearer £1,050 per month.

*Average costs were correct as of September 2020 and are subject to change

Guildford 1 Frederick Sanger Road Surrey Research Park Guildford GU2 7YD UK T: +44 (0)1235 753000

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