The economic development team works with town councils, chambers of commerce and business groups in each Vale market town to increase footfall and trade in our town centres.
Didcot is predicted to grow by another 15,000 homes over the next 20 years. Its population is likely to increase from 26,000 today to over 50,000 residents by 2031, supporting 20,000 new jobs planned for the area.
Henley-on-Thames is a beautiful place to visit, and a great place to work. It’s close to the Chilterns AONB yet accessible to London mainline stations in under one hour.
Thame is a beautiful historic market town, set in the north east corner of South Oxfordshire.
As South Oxfordshire’s second smallest market town, Wallingford is well worth a visit for its weekly markets and iconic riverside setting alone.
Abingdon-on-Thames is a thriving market town on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of Oxfordshire.
Botley is a suburban village on the edge of the Vale of White Horse district, close to Oxford.
Faringdon is a quintessential market town set on a limestone ridge overlooking the Thames Valley. From afar the town is dominated by Folly Hill and its iconic tower.
Grove is the largest village in the Vale of White Horse district and is situated around 1.5 miles from the historic market town Wantage.
Wantage is a historic market town in the Vale of White Horse, thought to be the birth place of King Alfred, with an attractive market place surrounded by rural downlands.