Invest in Swindon & Wiltshire

Why Swindon and Wiltshire are booming for business

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What makes Wiltshire work?
Wiltshire-based startups seem to have a particularly strong chance of being a success.
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Business in Wiltshire
There are many advantages to starting up in the UK and locating your business in Swindon & Wiltshire gives you the best of both worlds.

Resources

Manufacturing - West of England Aerospace Forum

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WEAF represents the aerospace and defence industry in the South West of England, UK. They strive to grow the sector and act as an enabler of excellence regionally, nationally and on the global stage.

weaf.co.uk
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inSwindon - Keeping the heart of Swindon beating

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inSwindon is a Business Improvement District (BID) company, in charge of managing the Town Centre. Mainly financed by it's members – the businesses based in the centre of Swindon.

SwindonTownCentre.co.uk
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Townscape Heritage grants to improve built historic environment in towns and cities

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Not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants to fund projects that: •involve the local community •help to preserve or protect historic parts of towns and cities Areas of social and economic need will be given priority.

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Wiltshire's Transport Infrastructure

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Connecting Wiltshire aims to provide information on the county road, rail, freight and broadband infrastructure, and updates on infrastructure development, including superfast broadband provision and sustainable transport planning.

connectingwiltshire.co.uk
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Hydrogen Hub

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The Hydrogen Hub is an industry-led community of stakeholders from across the hydrogen and fuel cell supply chain, Government, local authorities, businesses and current and potential users. The Hydrogen Hub establishes communities or “Hubs” of stakeholders who work together to drive investment in hydrogen and fuel cell technology on a local and national scale. Local Hydrogen Hubs bring together industry, local businesses, local stakeholders and local authorities to develop and deploy hydrogen and fuel cell projects in a way which meets the energy and transportation needs of the local community.

hydrogenhub.org
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Old Town Business Association, Swindon

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The Old Town Business Association exists to represent, support and grow the businesses of Old Town. It is run by a committee of local business owners who dedicate their time to improving the local area.

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Swindon Chamber of Commerce

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Swindon is a high-tech centre of excellence with a thriving industrial and commercial centre, as well as being a great place for business start-up and growth with an international reputation as a centre of innovation.

http://www.thamesvalleychamber.co.uk/local-chambers/swindon/
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The Wiltshire Visitor Economy

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Visit Wiltshire offers a comprehensive guide to the region including accommodation, what's on and visitor attractions, and is particularly useful for food and drink businesses.

Visit Wiltshire
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Documents

News

Opening of business applications for the new UK In...
UK businesses can now apply to be included on a list of businesses able to support overseas firms to...
Exploring foreign investment: where does the UK in...
Understand the UK's investment relationships with countries around the world since 1999.
Work Begins at Wiltshire College & University Cent...
Work has started on the redevelopment of Wiltshire College & University Centre’s Salisbury Campus.
Community Business Fund Round
Community Business Fund provides grants between £50,000 and £300,000
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Carriage Works shortlisted for prestigious plannin...
Swindon’s iconic Carriage Works has been shortlisted in the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Sou...
The 2018 SWLEP Annual Report
The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Economic Partnership (SWLEP) has published its 2018 Annual Report

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Identifying the right office for your business
Choosing the right office for your business doesn’t just ensure you give a good impression to both new and current customers that visit your premises....
Identifying the right office for your business
Choosing the right office for your business doesn’t just ensure you give a good impression to both new and current customers that visit your premises....
Meeting rooms and spaces
Is your business interested in hiring a variety of flexible spaces and meeting rooms for all needs? There are a number of campuses and hub buildings a...

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