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Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells
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Tunbridge Wells Branch Manager

“On the whole, I wish I’d stayed in Tunbridge Wells” –Mr Dryden in Lawrence of Arabia

One of only three Royal towns in the United Kingdom, this historic town gets its name from the natural springs that welled up from the ground over 400 years ago. With the Pantiles, Spa Railway and lively music scene, Tunbridge Wells is a hugely popular tourist destination. Home to a number of prestigious law firms, accountant and marketing agencies, as well as innovative new start-ups, the town is a busy and thriving business centre.

Tired of the commute into London? More and more people are choosing to quit the commute and work locally. Tunbridge Wells is home to a vibrant community of prestigious businesses including some of the UK’s largest law and accountancy firms, so you don’t have to travel to London every day to be a high-flyer now! Among the big firms are a number of thriving start-ups and creative companies destined for big things.

With London just a 45 minute train-ride away, Tunbridge wells is a superbly connected town. Fancy a trip to the beach? The fantastic seaside town of Hastings is also just 45 minutes away by train!

The leafy town centre is home to a large variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Need to pop out at lunch to buy a last minute birthday present? Tunbridge Wells has you covered, with the big department stores in the Royal Victoria Place shopping centre to the quirky shops down towards the Pantiles.

Across the region there is a lively live music scene encompassing rock, opera, classical and jazz in forests and parks, in pubs, hotels and restaurants alike not forgetting the famous Forum venue; a grass roots music venue with an impressive line-up and a capacity of 250, inside a former public toilet block. The likes of Adele, Green Day, Ellie Goulding and Oasis all played here early in their careers, and more recently, Wolf Alice, Foals and Frank Turner have taken to the stage. 

With several of the country’s best performing grammar schools all located in Tunbridge Wells, the area is widely acknowledge for its academic excellence. Kent is known as the Garden of England, and with two gorgeous green parks and plenty of woodlands Tunbridge Wells is no disappointment!

With fantastic shops, lively town centre and prestigious companies, why not start working in Tunbridge Wells today! Send us your CV or give us a call.