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Welcome to Thames Valley UK, your guide to the “Silicon Valley of Europe” a world class business location and home to a community of established and aspiring global brands. Explore the five impressive business location benefits, and contact our tried and tested network to support your successful entry into the UK.


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Kickstart International Programme

Pitmans LLP – one of the region’s leading legal practices has launched a bespoke inward investment package for entrepreneurs, inward investing enterprise and new foreign-owned companies looking to locate or expand here in the Thames Valley.


Heathrow Expansion

Following the Government’s commitment to a 3rd runway at London Heathrow airport, hear reaction from Heathrow’s Executive Expansion Director, Emma Gilthorpe, on its importance to the Thames Valley and UK economy.


Welcome to the Thames Valley’s first inward investment report. It gives us great pleasure to report that 2015/16 was another record year for the Thames Valley. “ to “Welcome to the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce’s first inward investment report. It gives us great pleasure to report that 2015/16 was another record year for the Thames Valley, with the highest number of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects since recent records began.

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Sectors and Markets

Get involved!

Thames Valley’s key sector strengths to be showcased in new section. Updates soon on sectors including, ‘advanced engineering’, ‘life sciences’ and ‘technology’. Case studies and information on industry centres of excellence wanted. Email us for more info.

Sector Propositions for Berkshire

Find out why the UK is an ideal place to set up and grow your business and the process of how to do this.


Invest In Great

Department for International Trade (DIT) launches new digital platform service with specific information for exporters, UK-owned businesses and Foreign-owned companies alike looking to invest in or trade from the Thames Valley.

Online Network Benefits

Members are granted free access to the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Resource Library, an online repository providing a range of downloadable data sheets, case studies and informative video interviews with some of the key executives from around the region.

Members of our online network receive regular news updates covering important events and developments from around the Thames Valley region. Keep up to date with all the latest news by signing up—it is quick, easy and, best of all, free.

Members of our online network receive unparalleled opportunities to connect with other companies and individuals who have already made the move to the Thames Valley region. Their assistance and advice can prove pivotal in getting started.

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The Department for International Trade is the national Government organisation responsible for promoting the UK as a leading international business location. Working with businesses in their home countries and the UK, they fully facilitate the decision making process around opening or moving a UK office. Within the Thames Valley, the DIT partners with the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, delivering a seamless and professional service. Learn more here..


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Market Specialists

Find out how our Japan and China Desks can support your business.

The Chamber of Commerce

Paul Britton
Chief Executive

We work alongside the Department for International Trade (DIT), the regions Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), Local Authorities and professional service providers to support foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Thames Valley. In 2016 we were proud to record the highest number of FDI projects since recent reporting began with the Thames Valley clearly positioned as the number one region, outside of London, for attracting inward investment. A high proportion of international companies in the region were strongly supported by the Chamber.

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The University of Reading (UoR), Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce (TVCC) and the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (TVBLEP) in conjunction with the European

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The British Government has committed to underwrite UK funding for the Joint European Torus (JET) facility, the European fusion experiment based at the Culham Centre

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The Thames Valley Chamber is a proven centre of excellence for International Trade and Inward Investment support services. Our team provides practical support to help inbound and established businesses reach their potential. We are one of the largest Chambers accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce in the UK and the only accredited Chamber in the region.

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