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Leicester is a major East Midlands city with strong connectivity to the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Just one hour from London by rail and with access to mainland Europe within 4 hours, the city’s central UK location allows your business immediate access to 22 million consumers.

Freight and logistics benefit from easy access within a 30 minute drive to East Midlands Airport and 45 minute drive to Birmingham Airport, as well as quick and easy links to major motorways including the M1, M69 and M6, allowing efficient connection to major cities in the UK.

The connectivity of the city is not just physical. Leicester has strong cultural links with Asia – an international connection that can help facilitate businesses growth, as well as offer a local workforce that can collectively speak over 100 languages and who have an understanding of business culture across the world.

IBM Leicester

Why have we chosen to locate here? Simple: innovation to deliver the technology needs of the future is at the heart of our business model.

Bernard SzczechCEO, IBM Leicester

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