Banbury: The Perfect Place to Do Business

The history of Banbury highlights that the town has always been a fantastic place to set up your business.

The infrastructure to support new businesses is extensive and well established. From
primary through to tertiary education, Banbury provides award-winning learning, training, and
development opportunities. Its proximity to Oxford also gives access to world-class Russell Group
educated talent.

The town boasts four large multi-discipline law firms, and several smaller specialist law and
accountancy facilities.

Support for local businesses include recruitment and human resources, design, printing, publishing
facilities and IT support, all of this on your doorstep.

Extensive green field development has taken place as the town has expanded. Existing sites have
been renovated by companies such as Amazon, who have recently built a large warehousing and
dispatch centre. The town has several high-class innovative companies, specialising in engineering
and technical support and a full range of packaging, logistics, management, and storage facilities.
The town centre and commercial heart is also a designated Business Improvement District, providing
leadership and innovation in developing the business environment and capitalising on marketing and
public relations opportunities. A very active Chamber of Commerce, and several venues that provide
businesses with facilities to host hospitality, conferencing, and meetings.

Office space in the town and local area is competitive and caters for all sizes, needs, and budgets.
The Local Authority, Cherwell District Council, provides help and advice for those wishing to start up
a business in the Town and provides support for businesses wishing to relocate to the area.
Banbury’s proximity to the major conurbations of Birmingham and London is complemented by
superb communications links. Junction 11 of the M40 is less than a mile from the heart of the town
and Birmingham international Airport is a 40-minute commute.

Chiltern Railways provides direct train links and connections to Banbury Train Station from many towns and cities including London and Birmingham in under 1 hour. Further details can be found on the Visiting/Getting Here page. For the latest timetables and fares visit: Chiltern Railways or Trainline

Add high quality housing, its position on the edge of the Cotswold Region, in an area designated as
having outstanding natural beauty, Banbury is not only the perfect place to live, but also the perfect
place to do business.

The Banbury BID provides support for businesses in Banbury Town Centre. Further information on the Banbury BID and how it can support you and your business is available here.