Swindon is a town in the heart of Wiltshire. It has seen huge investment and regeneration in recent years due to its easy access to large centres such as London, Bristol, Reading and Cardiff, making it a very desirable place to live amongst the professional and a commuter hub.
Swindon is now one of the most economically successful and highly innovative towns in the UK, ranking in the top 5 towns for business investment.
The key industry sectors in the town include manufacturing/engineering, life sciences, information and communication technologies, financial and business services. Swindon is home to major businesses, including Intel, npower, Zurich Financial Services, WHSmith, Honda, Nationwide Building Society and First Great.
Swindon is also home to the Steam Museum and is a celebration of the pioneering vision and engineering genius of Isambard Kingdom Brunel which led to the Great Western Railway network becoming regarded as the most advanced in the world.