Support for South and Vale Towns

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.

South

Didcot
Henley-on-Thames
Thame
Wallingford

Vale

Abingdon-on-Thames
Botley
Faringdon
Grove
Wantage

Didcot

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.

Download the Didcot inward investment fact sheet here.

Henley-on-Thames

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.

Download the Henley-on-Thames inward investment fact sheet here.

Thame

Thame is a beautiful historic market town, set in the north east corner of South Oxfordshire.

Download the Thame inward investment fact sheet here.

Wallingford

As South Oxfordshire’s second smallest market town, Wallingford is well worth a visit for its weekly markets and iconic riverside setting alone.

Download the Wallingford inward investment fact sheet here.

Abingdon-on-Thames

Abingdon-on-Thames is a thriving market town on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of Oxfordshire.

 Download the Abingdon-on-Thames inward investment fact sheet here.

Botley

Botley is a suburban village on the edge of the Vale of White Horse district, close to Oxford.

 Download the Botley inward investment fact sheet here.

Faringdon

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.

 Download the Faringdon inward investment fact sheet here.

Grove

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.

Download the Grove inward investment fact sheet here.

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.

Download the Wantage inward investment fact sheet here.