Executive Recruitment

A great place

Map of the borough

This is a place to work where:

  • innovation is part of your everyday work
  • lots of exciting developments are happening
  • you are 45 minutes from London but with lovely Hampshire villages and countryside on the doorstep
  • you are in a high-tech town with regional class leisure facilities, offering everything from indoor skydiving to stand-up comedy
  • there are lots of challenges and opportunities.

(Click on the borough location map to the right to enlarge)

A thriving, modern town, set in beautiful countryside, with a rich heritage, the borough covers 245 square miles, only 8% of this is urban.

It is home to a 175,000 population, 110,000 in Basingstoke and 65,000 in the surrounding area. An impressive 94% of residents think Basingstoke is a great place to live in the last survey.

A vibrant place, the borough has great cultural and leisure facilities:

  • Festival Place - top 20 shopping destination in the UK with 200 shops and 30 restaurants
  • Anvil Arts - Largest performing arts organisation in Hampshire and internationally recognised concert hall
  • Basingstoke Leisure Park - 200,000 square feet of leisure and restaurant floor space, including indoor skydiving, ice rink, 10-screen cinema, bowling alley and swimming pool with flumes
  • Basingstoke Festival and B Love music event - a free three-week long arts and music summer festival
  • Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery - a multi-million-pound attraction named as one of the world’s top new destinations to visit by Lonely Planet
  • Highclere Castle - Downton Abbey filming location























Further links and documents

Key facts around Environment, Population, Births, Deaths, Migration and Life Expectancy and Health in Basingstoke and Deane

 

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