Offices for rent in Dunfermline
Dunfermline plays a vital role as a link between Central Scotland and the north. Office space here is generally much more affordable than Edinburgh (just 11 miles south) and has great road links too. Renting the right office space is tricky. Figuring out what kind of area you’ll need to be working in and what type of space you need is tricky. A lot of the properties we help people find are conventional office spaces, serviced offices and shared offices.
If you’re wondering what to look out for when viewing any of these spaces, take note with these helpful points:
Conventional Office Rentals
As a rule thumb allow 50 – 60 sq ft per person*
Suited for larger business operations
Short term leases require 2 – 3 years minimum commitment
Serviced Office Rentals
Let by the desk
Choose from standard offices to executive suites
Expand or contract as your business grows or shrinks
Rolling contracts that are flexible
One monthly bill covers all associated services
Shared office Rentals
Monthly rolling contracts
Benefit from developed infrastructure & facilities already in place
All utilities & rates packaged in one monthly bill
Provides a more professional feel compared to a lone office
Can give the allusion of one bustling working environment
*This rule applies to all of the above
Dunfermline Business Front
Dunfermline is the hub of industry for the greater Fife area. Public sector jobs and the retail industry are the biggest employers in town and large companies like Amazon and Sky have warehouses and call centres around the town. It’s seen as a valuable location to place a business in Scotland thanks to having easy access in to Edinburgh and north of the country via the M90.
Pitreavie Business Park is the most popular business park in town. It’s located just off the M90 and is seen as a great place to run a national business due to great road links and Rosyth train station being within walking distance. Some of the other business parks and commercial spaces around town include Carnegie Drive Retail Park, Abbeyview Park and Halbeath Park.
The M90 to the west is the main road route in and out of Dunfermline. It runs south towards the Forth Road Bridge and is the main route for getting to Edinburgh. It’s also the most convenient way of getting on the M8 towards Glasgow. There are two train stations servicing the town. Dunfermline Town Station is situated right in the centre, while Dunfermline Queen Margaret Station sites on the east side of town. Getting to Glasgow by train or bus takes roughly 1 hour 15 minutes. Getting to Edinburgh by train or bus takes roughly 45 minutes. The closest airport is Edinburgh International, 8 miles south of town.
Dunfermline is home to Fife College, a higher level college providing a wide range of subjects. It is the main educational centre of the town. There are a number of primary schools and high school around the town as well as many families live in the area. University students living here commonly attend college in Edinburgh.
Like many Scottish towns close to larger cities, the town is dotted with restaurants, pubs and only a few clubs. The most popular bars are located around high street. Most of the attractions are outdoors based like Pittencrieff Park and Dunfermline Abbey and Palace. There are also some great spots to play gold at including Canmore Golf Club and Dunfermline Golf Club.
Check out what commercial space we have available in Dunfermline below.