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Warwick

Local investment opportunities

“Royal Leamington Spa is becoming a growing hub for tech companies and for these reasons opening a studio here was the ideal choice for Exient.”

-Nick Harper, Game Director, Exient

Warwick district has it all:

  • a Royal spa town
  • medieval castles
  • historic market towns
  • successful companies including Telent, Wanzl, IBM, Ricardo, Force Protection Europe, Dennis Eagle, DCA Design and Thwaites Dumpers

Royal Leamington Spa offers a unique shopping experience with a great mix of independent retailers and high street names with a diverse range of customers.

Kenilworth and Warwick have independent and popular high street shops and weekly markets all set within walking distance of the castles.

Education and skills

The University of Warwick is consistently ranked as one of the top ten universities in the UK and works with local businesses through both Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) and Warwick Business School.

The universities of Coventry and Birmingham are nearby, with many local companies tapping into their world-leading research and development, and impressive graduates.

Culture and leisure

The district of Warwick is an internationally recognised visitor destination.

Warwick’s historic centre, together with nearby visitor attractions such as Warwick Castle, Warwick Racecourse, museums, historic houses and gardens offer a strong visitor economy.

Royal Leamington Spa offers an outstanding choice of bars and restaurants.

Visitors to the town can also enjoy the Royal Pump Rooms and the award-winning Jephson Gardens.

Kenilworth offers its castle and Elizabethan garden with a rural setting.

The district also has a variety of attractive parks and gardens accompanied by art galleries and museums.

Riversides, canals and towpaths offer the opportunity to discover more whilst walking and cycling.

Transport links

The district is well served by central connections:

  • excellent road links to A46, M1, M6, M40 and M42
  • Birmingham International Airport is approximately a 30-minute drive
  • London – under two hours drive
  • regular rail services to key destinations including London, Birmingham and Coventry

How we can help

If you are a company looking to move to the district or have plans to grow your business in the area, you can benefit from our free and confidential services, including:

  • help with your property search
  • expert local insight
  • introductions to local networks and organisations including the Federation of Small Business (FSB), Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, Leamington Business Forum and Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP)