Prime position

GIANT Didcot is located only minutes from the A34 Milton Interchange, the major north/south trunk road linking the M3, M27, M4 and M40 motorways.

This strategic location provides excellent access to the major conurbations, industrial centres and the south coast ports. Didcot Parkway Station also offers efficient links to key UK destinations.

Speedy Connections
M4 JCT 13
14 MILES 20 MINS
OXFORD
13 MILES 23 MINS
M40 JCT 08
23 MILES 30 MINS
READING
29 MILES 41 MINS
SWINDON
38 MILES 49 MINS
HEATHROW
57 MILES 1 HR 03 MINS
NORTHAMPTON
57 MILES 1 HR 13 MINS
LONDON
70 MILES 1 HR 23 MINS
BRISTOL
70 MILES 1 HR 27 MINS
BIRMINGHAM
88 MILES 1 HR 34 MINS
HGV drive times. Source: UK Haulier
GARDEN TOWN
STATUS

Didcot’s Garden Town bid was approved in December 2015. This status will ensure funding of major infrastructure improvements with the vision of creating a location renowned for world class innovation, enterprise and vibrant communities.

15,000
additional homes
by 2031
20,000
hi - tech jobs
in the next 15 years
19,000
construction jobs
in the next 15 years
Labour Pool

The proportion of working age population is higher than the regional average indicating a large potential labour pool to draw upon. Furthermore the proportion of 25–44 year olds is higher than both the national and regional average, providing a strong future pool of younger people to replace those leaving through retirement.

Economically active population

70.23% of Didcot’s population are economically active compared with the national average of 63.58% and the town has a greater number of economically active residents than any of the local competing towns.

LABOUR market Skills

Almost a third (11,017, 28.45%) of people within the 15 minute catchment area are skilled to levels 1&2, and are therefore well placed for employment in the manufacturing and logistics sector.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT POOL

At 21.27% Didcot boasts a higher proportion of residents in ‘professional’ occupations than both the national and regional average. This reflects a strong pool of labour with the requisite skill sets for managerial roles and roles requiring technological knowledge.

SAVILLS
Toby Green
tgreen@savills.com
John Madocks Wright
jmwright@savills.com
VSL & PARTNERS
Andrew Parker
aparker@vslandp.com
GIANT PARK DIDCOT
DIDCOT, OXFORDSHIRE
OX14 4TA