A desirable green-belt location with low unemployment and a highly skilled workforce. With excellent communications, and being strategically placed to Heathrow Airport and with direct access to the M3 and M25 motorways, the Borough has become a major location for knowledge based sectors and international headquaters. The largest centres of commerce are contained in the towns of Addlestone, Chertsey and Egham. There are also a wide range of solutions available for all types and sizes of businesses with numerous trading estates and business parks of various sizes within the Borough.
In Chertsey there are several recently constructed office developments built as part of the 'Chertsey Opportunity' revitalisation scheme. There are several trading estates, namely Chertsey Bridge Estate, Fordwater Trading Estate, Gogmore Lane (offices) and Hanworth Lane Business Park. There is also the Hillswood Business Park which is home to leading IT and electronics companies.
In Egham, The Causeway (including The Green Business Centre) is home to numerous software companies, manufacturers and distributors. There are also the smaller Pine Tree Business Park on Chertsey Lane and Rivers Edge Industrial Park on Riverpark Avenue.
There is a business park at Crabtree Road, Thorpe part owned by the Borough Council.
Other centres of significant employment growth adjoining the Borough include Staines-on-Thames, Brooklands (Weybridge), Heathrow and Woking.
Conference and other business support services are provided by local hotels and golf clubs
accommodation. There is a good range of restaurants and smaller high quality hostelries including wine bars and
Aviator Park - Addlestone
the runnymede-on-thames - Egham
Foxhills - Ottershaw
The Glanty - Egham
The Weybridge Business Park and Bourne Business Park are located in Hamm Moor Lane, Addlestone and are the location for many firms specialising in IT, manufacturing, distribution and repair. Aviator Park is a business development providing high specification office accommodation on the former Marconi works site.