Accessibility

We have tried to design our website so that it is accessible for everyone.

If you have accessibility issues, you may find the guidance from the BBC on how to configure your computer settings to suit your needs will make your visit to our website easier:

  • making your mouse easier to use
  • using your keyboard to control your mouse
  • alternatives to a keyboard and mouse
  • increasing the size of the text in your web browser
  • changing text and background colours
  • how to magnify your screen
  • screen readers and talking browsers
  • Browsers

    A web browser is the software you use to access the internet and it is always advisable to have the most up to date version of the web browser you use:

    • you will be able to browse the internet much faster
    • you’ll see more features on many websites
    • your computer will be more secure

    If you are an Internet Explorer user, you will get the best experience from our website if you are viewing it in Internet Explorer version 8.0 or above.

    For more information on web browsers and how to upgrade, please read the GOV.UK guidance on Browsers.

    Why Basingstoke?

    We're a town built for business. It's what drives and excites us. And we've not forgotten the importance of quality of life either.

    We're proud of our unpretentious approach of doing business and living life well. We think you will be too.

    BusinessBuiltIn 

    Built for business

    From our earliest origins, Basingstoke has been driven by commerce; a desire to increase prosperity and develop our town’s industry and infrastructure.

    Our plans for the future are ambitious.

    BusinessBuiltIn 
    Thames Valley Town of the Year 2017
    16-May-2017

    Basingstoke wins Town of the Year 2017

    Basingstoke has beaten off competition from Reading and Bracknell to win the 'Town of the Year' at the Thames Valley Property Awards 2017.

    #businessbuiltin 

    Skills

    Basingstoke is already home to a highly-educated, highly skilled population (41,600 in fact).

    You can recruit locally to find the people who'll help drive your business.

    BusinessBuiltIn 

    @BasingstokeBiz 26-May-2017

    RT @BasingstokeBiz:

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