Invest in Hampshire


Just one hour from London and well connected by road, sea and air,  Hampshire is within easy reach of 18 million people and a global gateway. Hampshire is home to some outstanding business locations, including the major towns of Basingstoke, Farnborough, Portsmouth and Southampton.

Living in Hampshire

Hampshire has the beautiful countryside, market towns and heritage you would expect from a quintessentially English county, but explore a little further and visitors will find a whole lot more to appreciate and discover. 

Where we are

The county of Hampshire is located on the south coast of England, bordered by Dorset to the west, Wiltshire to the north west, Berkshire to the north, Surrey to the north east, and West Sussex to the east. The southern boundary is the coastline of the English Channel and the Solent, facing the Isle of Wight. Hampshire also includes the cities of Southampton, Portsmouth and Winchester.

Why the UK

The UK is one of the leading business locations in the world and the number one destination for inward investment (FDI) in Europe.

Located on the UK's south coast, within an hour from London and well-connected to Europe and the world, Hampshire offers world-class research facilities, a highly skilled workforce and an outstanding quality of life.