Didcot is a large village and civil parish in Oxfordshire, England. It lies on the River Thames, 4 miles west of Wantage, 16 miles north of Oxford and about 80 miles west of London. The town has a rich history, with iconic buildings and monuments dating back hundreds of years. There are many museums and galleries too, including the famous Didcot Railway Centre.
Didcot is a former coal mining community, but now has a range of industries including information technology, green energy and railways. The engineering sector has always played a major role in Didcot’s heritage and history. The town is home to many leading companies that offer an extensive range of services to customers across the globe, leading to it becoming a hub for UK manufacturing.
Didcot has good road links to London (M40), Oxford and other major UK cities such as Bristol and Birmingham.