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Abingdon-on-Thames has a thriving and close-knit business community. A range of networking organisations and business groups exists to encourage local links and facilitate a strong local commitment to spending money with local suppliers when possible. Several of our larger corporate businesses are contributors of time, expertise and funding contributions to community projects and events. In addition, councils and business leaders maintain important dialogues which have resulted in business-friendly initiatives becoming part of local policy. Two hours free parking in town car parks, a shop-front grant scheme and public sector financial support for business development are just some of the initiatives.

Run a local business? Plan to start a business, have one already, or considering relocation of your business to the area, there are several sources of support and information.

Economic Development Team, Vale of White Horse District Council. This team at Milton Park can assist with good marketing locations and obtaining suitable premises. They are based at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park OX14 4SB 01235 422422 joined with South Oxfordshire's headquarters as well. This provides a network of services for the towns Abingdon-on-Thames, Faringdon and Wantage in the Vale of White Horse DC and Didcot, Henley, Thame, Wallingford in South Oxfordshire DC.

Each town and its visitor information centre is linked into the tourism site and Oxford information.

Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Abingdon Civic Society and other organisations have pages on this site as well as their own information.

In searching for information and opening times please ensure you have an organisation's official website and check services through a secure root. As organisations have to alter their hours to cope with the government's current advice it is is easy to see information that a place is open to you when staff are not present or only by appointment.

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Abingdon-on-Thames Visitor and Community Information Centre is currently closed to personal callers, with great regret... MORE
Job Centre on Stert Street
Abingdon-on-Thames has good employment opportunities in every area with companies recruiting at all times of year.... MORE
Lots of people drinking coffee and sitting at cafe tables in the sunshine with market stalls in the background
Abingdon-on-Thames is a market town that still proudly upholds the tradition of the Market Place as a focus of town ... MORE


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From Tuesday, 24th November to Friday, 18th December11:00am-4:00pm
Oxfordshire Artweeks at this time of year normally means getting boots on and touring artists' studi... more
Saturday, 28 November 2020 - 11:00am
Please see the Chamber of Commerce information on the market being held on 28th November in Market P... more
Friday, 18th December8:30am-1:30pm
Lots of fresh local produce  will be on sale until 1.30 pm although so soon before Christmas orderin... more
Monday, 21st December9:00am-1:00pm
This is the Abingdon Charter Market which offers baking, other cooked foods, groceries, fresh fruit... more
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Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 12:45pm
Register in advance your team of six or join an existing team for the Abingdon Rotarians quiz which... more
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 7:15pm
Get in touch in advance if you would like to play with the town's community orchestra tonight. The o... more
From Thursday, 3rd December to Sunday, 6th December10:00am-4:00pm
Have a look as lockdown status is revised. Having set up some fine new displays the Museum had to cl... more
Wednesday, 16 December 2020 - 7:30pm
Get together a team of six and look in advance at information on how to join this general knowledge... more
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