Once considered a sleepy market town, Basingstoke is now a hub of economic activity that start-ups and established businesses alike are drifting towards. Conveniently located within 50 miles of London, this scenic Hampshire town is home to a cornucopia of major companies including GAME, Eli Lilly, De La Rue, ST Ericsson, and Sun Life Financial. Some of its most popular industries including insurance, IT solutions, and electronics, making it a hotspot for tech professionals.
In terms of work-life balance, Basingstoke has it all. On top of its energetic nightlife, the town offers a range of high-quality pubs and restaurant, perfect for settling down for a post-work soiree. There is also good news for fitness fans, as Basingstoke is brimming with sports facilities and leisure parks. If that weren’t enough, the town is well-connected to motorways branching out to the rest of the UK. Basingstoke Rail Station is also replete with services to Birmingham, London, Oxford, and parts of northern England and Scotland.