Business
Business Relocation Services  and Partners
Relocating your business, or expanding your business into a new area can be very challenging and difficult. In Watford we want to take as much stress away from the company from day one and will work alongside you to ensure that your move into Watford will be as smooth as possible. The Economic Development Team works with a number of public and private sector partners who can assist you in relocating or expanding your business into Watford.

Our service is completely free to use and we can give you the information and support specific to your particular needs and requirements including:

  • Helping you search for commercial property, premises and land
  • Available accountancy,financial services and market information
  • Legal, compliance and business insurance services
  • Marketing and PR
  • Ongoing ‘aftercare’ support to ensure your business’s long term prosperity in Watford
  • Tours of the town for key members of staff

There are significant infrastructure and developments projects happening within Watford which will generate opportunities for inward investment and growth throughout the borough. You can discover the possible benefits to your business by exploring this website.

If you require any further assistance or wish to discuss moving your business or starting your business in Watford please email: economicdevelopment@watford.gov.uk

In the current economic climate, it is more important than ever to ensure that your business is in the correct location for economic growth. Relocating a business doesn’t have to be a daunting process – we are here to help.

There are a wide range of things to consider, from new buildings and staff relocation and recruitment to legal issues and financial considerations. Some of the things for consideration:

  • Does the location have good public transport links?
  • Does the local council offer support for businesses?
  • Does it have good access to major road networks?
  • Are there any major airports nearby?
  • Is it easy for customers and suppliers to get to you and you to them?
  • Is it a commutable distance for existing employees?
  • Are there local amenities nearby, such as educational facilities and cultural provision?
  • Will you have access to a highly skilled labour force? Is the area prosperous and set for future growth?