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The Thames Valley Inward Investment Portal

Welcome to Thames Valley UK, your guide to the ‘Silicon Valley of Europe’.

We offer a free and independent soft-landing service for any foreign-owned company, alongside a tried-and-tested network that can support your successful entry into the UK.


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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.


Oxford University has claimed the top spot in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, which judge the performance of 980 universities across 79 countries.

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Sectors and Markets

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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.

Thames Valley Inward Investment Results (2017/18)

Thames Valley reports another successful year in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (2017/18)


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.


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 region’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), Local Authorities and professional service providers to support foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Thames Valley.

For the 2017/18 financial year, we are proud to report that the Thames Valley has retained its status as the number one region in the UK, outside of London, for attracting FDI. 191 FDI projects were recorded as entering the region, with a high proportion of these investors strongly supported by the Chamber.

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New Blog articles

The Thames Valley, a truly unique, truly global destination, has delivered another set of impressive inward investment results during the 2017/18 financial year. High volume

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The Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford (CaMkOx) knowledge corridor is of vital economic importance in the UK. It is home to two universities widely recognised as world leaders

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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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