Swindon and Wiltshire is an area of major economic significance; attracting substantial overseas and UK investment. Its pivotal location in central southern England offers direct links to London, Heathrow, Oxford, Bristol, Cardiff, the Midlands and beyond.
Over 30,000 businesses thrive in the area generating £18.3bn. 61% of the 703,000 population (one of the fastest growing in the country) are of working age, 39% of whom are qualified to NVQ4 or above which is above the national average. Yet, the area offers the lowest commercial rentals along the M4 corridor, attracting many industry giants.