The Gloucester Docks North Warehouse business centre is in a unique city centre location within an iconic and historical building that boasts wonderful waterside views. It occupies the ground, first and second floors of a building first constructed in 1827, but which was initally converted by the city council for office use 20 years ago, and was fully modernised and provisioned with the latest infrastructure in 2013 by Regus. The business centre benefits from being at the very heart of the regenerated and thriving Gloucester Docks area, which is a favourite for visitors and locals with a mix of offices, waterside museums, bars, cafes, restaurants and shops – all nestling alongside maritime heritage. Major financial services companies are based in the city, as is the Gloucester Quays retail development. Hi-tech businesses in the region including those in the aerospace industry, with components manufacture making a contribution to the local economy. The business centre is less than three miles from the M5 motorway, providing a link with Bristol and Birmingham. The city's railway station provides services to London, Reading, Cardiff and Nottingham.