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With a rich history and in an excellent location, Basingstoke and Deane offers the perfect blend of a vibrant town and scenic countryside. The town offers a great shopping experience with plenty to explore and is surrounded by characterful rural villages like Whitchurch, Overton and Oakley, each with their own story to tell.

In the surrounding areas you’ll find the backdrop to Downton Abbey at Highclere Castle, the home of Bombay Sapphire, the world famous River Test chalk stream, Watership Down made famous in Richard Adam’s book of the same name and not forgetting the birthplace of famous writer Jane Austen.

Basingstoke and Deane can be found with convenient transport links in the north of Hampshire in the South East of England.

We can’t wait to welcome you, whether you are visiting, relocating, looking to do business in the area or invest in our dynamic Hampshire borough.

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Built for business, designed for life

Basingstoke offers creative energy, outstanding leisure facilities and a rich cultural programme, alongside its thriving business community. Housing, employment and leisure are all part of our growth story – creating a modern, vibrant location that offers exciting business and job opportunities, coupled with a fantastic quality of life.
Why Basingstoke

Why Basingstoke

We're a town built for business. It's what drives and excites us. And we've not forgotten the importance of quality of life either.

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Our Location

Our Location

Situated within easy reach of London but without the high overheads, Basingstoke is supported by transport and digital infrastructure that offers superb connectivity.

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Local skillset

Local skillset

Basingstoke is already home to a highly-educated, highly skilled population (42,000 in fact).

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