The day office in Maple House is located in a modern building named after the maple trees in its grounds. It has an abundance of natural light on all floors. It is centrally located, within the main business and retail district of the thriving community of Potters Bar, South Hertfordshire, just 18 miles (29km) north of central London. Hertfordshire is a dynamic county with a record of consistent economic growth well above the national average as well as an outstanding business infrastructure. One of the strengths of the local economy is the diversity of businesses based in the area, including electronics, IT, digital communications, aerospace, computer software, film and media, pharmaceuticals and financial services companies. It also has a highly skilled, well-educated workforce.