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Locating your business in Merton

The London Borough of Merton is an ideal location for companies looking to locate or relocate their business. With nearly 7,000 businesses providing more than 60,000 jobs it is also an excellent place for people seeking employment.

Central business district

There are a wide variety of premises for business in the borough. As well as the town centres of Wimbledon, Morden, Mitcham, Raynes Park and Colliers Wood there are many commercial premises located on the purpose built industrial parks and in the surrounding areas.

Training and education

Excellent training facilities for people wishing to improve or broaden their skills are available in the borough's colleges and adult education centres.

Transport infrastructure

Merton has excellent transport links, including:

  • 14 railway stations
  • The Northern and the District underground lines
  • Trams linking Wimbledon to Croydon and Beckenham
  • Just 9 miles from Heathrow and 16 miles from Gatwick
  • The A3 gives access to the South Circular and the M25

After hours relaxation

Merton is also a great place to spend your leisure time. As well as being the home of international tennis, there are, amongst other attractions, theatres, museums, markets, leisure centres and a city farm. It is also one of the greenest London boroughs.

In addition to Wimbledon and Mitcham commons there are nearly 50 separate parks, open spaces and recreation grounds. Visitors have the choice of a full range of accommodation, from a country house hotel of the highest quality to bed and breakfast and budget guesthouses.

Supporting local businesses

The Regeneration, Investment & Renewal officers within the FutureMerton team, aim to strengthen the local economy by attracting and supporting businesses.

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Contact us

FutureMerton team
Environment and Regeneration Department
London Borough of Merton
Merton Civic Centre
London Road
Morden
SM4 5DX

future.merton@merton.gov.uk

Telephone: 020 8545 3837 or 4141

This page was last updated on Tuesday 25 February 2014

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