Swindon is a place bursting with energy – thanks, in part, to our thriving business and social community. At the forefront of new developments for nearly 200 years, innovation is deeply ingrained in our town: from railways in the 19th Century, to Spitfires in the 20th, and the hydrogen cars of today. We’ve also recently announced that one of the UK’s largest battery power storage projects will be built by our wholly-owned subsidiary, Public Power Solutions.
Identified as one of five Fast Growth Cities, our growth plans are hugely ambitious, and we’re uniquely well-positioned – geographically, demographically and economically – to realise a sustainable and thriving future. With major investment in schools and educational establishments, a competitively priced local housing market and a wealth of leisure facilities and things to do. Swindon is not just a place of work and many of our employees choose to live in the town because of the quality of lifestyle. The Borough of Swindon is not just the town of Swindon itself, but also encompasses many charming villages and the historic market towns. Sandwiched between the splendid Cotswold Hills to the north and the rolling Marlborough Downs to the south.
Swindon is positioned conveniently in the central south region, close to the M4 and within easy reach of a number of large towns and cities such as Oxford, Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and Reading. London can be reached directly along the M4 or by train in less than an hour. Even Wales and the West Country are easy to get to by rail or by road.
For more information about Swindon, head to the Visit Swindon website.