Watford Borough Council

Watford is an urban borough in South West Hertfordshire. The borough has excellent transport links with mainline rail connections to London. Watford is the center of a sub region serving around 500,000 people living within a 20 minute travelling time catchment. As part of the London commuter belt Watford is strongly influenced by London which brings the benefits of a buoyant economy. The borough is currently experiencing a high level of regeneration and development.

 At a glance:

  • £1.4bn local investment happening – mix of public and private funding
  • 7 major development and regeneration projects happening
  • 3500 registered businesses
  • Higher than average working age population
  • Skilled workforce
  • Affordable local housing market
  • Home to many major international head offices