Business
Who is Here?
The town is currently home to around 3500 businesses with a good mix of company size and sector, with many international HQ's and a higher than average start-up success rate, and a range of businesses in between. There is representation from financial and professional services sectors, pharmaceutical, health sciences, creative media, manufacturing and retail and leisure industries, amongst many others.

Watford offers support and a wealth of opportunities for all types of businesses. Several business sectors are represented here and there are many opportunities for business to develop and thrive. Watford's location within close proximity of the Oxford to Cambridge Arc as well as London, together with the facilities BRE, Warner Bros. Studios, Croxley Green Business Park and Hertfordshire University, have ensured that the town has seen an increase in go-ahead, knowledge-based, technology-led industries.

The sectors which are showing growth, include Creative and Media, Low Carbon/Environmental Technologies, Healthcare and Financial and Business Services.

Large organisations and global names who have chosen to locate themselves here: