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Invest in West Berkshire

Invest in West Berkshire

Why West Berkshire is a great place to live, work and do business

Located at the "crossroads of England", West Berkshire is a great place for your business and your lifestyle.
We're working closely with partners and the business community to:

  • ensure that local skills meet the needs of today's business and work environments
  • provide a good location for business, leisure, learning and life
  • put effective infrastructure in place such as good housing and schools, rural broadband, excellent links to London and Heathrow and other areas of UK to support
  • encourage start-up and existing businesses across all sectors by offering guidance, information and confidential, free support
  • encourage and support regeneration projects such as London Road Industrial Estate, Parkway and the Market Place Gateway Project

By locating your business in West Berkshire you and your employees can enjoy the prosperity of the South East with the lifestyle of the South West.

Contact us today to find out more about West Berkshire and the support we can offer. 

Contact Us 


Find the perfect space for your business needs

View the commercial properties that are available in West Berkshire and how to find your perfect business premises. 

Commercial Properties

Looking to develop your own site?

See some of our planning documentation and guidelines if you wish to develop your own business site here in West Berkshire. You can find out more about our planning team by visiting the Council Service page.

Local Development Areas

Thatcham Business Park

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What support can we offer?

Our team can offer business support in all areas relating to council services and government incentives. We also partner with a range of networks including the Local Enterprise Partnership and Chamber of Commerce to offer a wide range of support. See more on our Support for Inward Investment page.

Support for Inward Investment 


London’s digital density is below the UK average at 0.92, while Newbury at 15.5 is the most tech specialised local economy in the UK (Tech Nation, 2018)


Newbury in West Berkshire has been named as one of Europe's top 'cities of the future' by fDi magazine which is published by the Financial Times. (fDi Intelligence, 2020)

Active Businesses


New Businesses 2020


Business Survival Rate Year 1


High Growth Businesses 2020