Infrastructure

Wiltshire is within easy reach of a range of national and international destinations. Investment in transport and broadband infrastructure makes Wiltshire an ideal location for businesses to thrive.

Wiltshire has excellent transport connections with easy access to London (about 1 hour and 15 minutes), and other major cities in the UK and Europe, through the M3, M4 and M5 corridors and rail and airport connections.

London Heathrow Airport, Bristol International Airport and Southampton Airport are all within 1 hour and 30 minutes drive and provide flights to many overseas, European and UK destinations.

Ports in Bristol and Southampton are easily reached and cross-channel ferry services are accessible from Portsmouth, Poole and Weymouth.

Hover over the map below to find out about main distances:

 

Map

Salisbury

London: 93 miles
Bristol: 52 miles
Cardiff: 97 miles
Southampton: 26 miles

Chippenham

London: 100 miles
Bristol: 28 miles
Cardiff: 60 miles
Southampton: 86 miles

Trowbridge

London: 112 miles
Bristol: 24 miles
Cardiff: 65 miles
Southampton: 86 miles

Broadband connections

Major investment is underway in Wiltshire to enable a minimum of 91% of premises to have access to higher performing next generation superfast broadband by 2016.

Regeneration

Sustainable growth is one of the main drivers for Wiltshire and plans to regenerate main town and city centres are well underway.  Public-private partnerships have been established to deliver far-reaching regeneration programmes in Chippenham, Trowbridge and Salisbury.