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5. Met Office


"Exeter is a great location for the Met Office headquarters with good transport links by road, rail and air making it easily accessible from other parts of the UK and overseas . Since locating here from the Southeast of England in 2003 we have seen genuine benefits in terms of operating costs, staff recruitment and retention, supportive relationships with the city and county authorities and excellent links with the University and College." - Rob Varley Operations and Services Director, Met Office

"During 2003, the Met Office relocated to Exeter in a project that was on schedule and on budget and the reception we received from the local community played an important part in the successful move.  I'm convinced the decision to move to Exeter was the right one.  It has been good for our business, our customers and our staff and families." - Alan Douglas, Relocation Director

"Our staff have been really happy with the move to Exeter. It is a beautiful location and my colleagues have found the people to be extremely welcoming.  This friendliness along with the support of local councils and the business community, was one of the factors which attracted us to Exeter in the first place." - Graham Cooper, Head of Human Relations