The charity needed offices located within easy reach of rail networks
to enable its team to quickly travel across the UK. It also wanted to
be located amongst the growing cluster of environmental businesses and
statutory organisations already established in the Greater
Peterborough area, which include English Nature and the Joint Nature
Conservation Committee (JNCC).
After looking at a number of potential
premises in the city it selected offices in Park Road, just a few
minutes walk from the main line station.
Matt Shardlow, director of Buglife,
said: “Location was of prime importance to us. We have a small team
and limited funds so we need to operate very efficiently. We also
wanted to be part of and benefit from the growing environmental
expertise in the city.
“Our new offices will help us to
achieve this and provide us with plenty of room for future growth and
Currently Buglife employs two people
full time and also has several part time employees and trustees. It is
expecting to take on more staff in the near future.