Farnborough: Where business is soaring
Monday June 24th, 2019
Synonymous throughout the world with aviation. Farnborough has embraced its links with aerospace to become a world-leading centre of technological development, being home to the likes of BAE Systems, Airbus, Qinetiq and Fluor.
Only 35 minutes from London by train, Farnborough has also attracted leading corporates such as Time Inc and BMW.
Every other year, the world-famous Farnborough International Airshow attracts more than 80,000 trade visitors representing 112 countries. At the 2018 show, deals worth $192bn were announced. And 2018 was the first year that the show was staged in the new £33M conference and exhibition centre.
And TAG Farnborough Airport is a key economic asset for Hampshire and the UK, being Europe’s premier business aviation airport. It was announced in 2018 that leading US executive jet manufacturer Gulfstream is to invest in a new £50M European service centre at the airport.
Farnborough Sixth Form College is one of the highest performing colleges in the UK with an outstanding registered a 99.2% A level pass rate.