Business Rates Discounts

Businesses that relocate to the Science Vale enterprise zones enjoy a number of benefits.

    • Business rates discounts
    • Simplified planning
    • Superfast broadband
    • Improved infrastructure

Business rates discounts

Businesses that relocate to a Didcot Growth Accelerator enterprise zone site before 31 March 2022 can qualify for a 100 per cent discount (up to a maximum of £55,000 a year) on their business rates for a period of five years.

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Please note: applicants will need their company registration number and SIC code.


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Simplified planning

All the enterprise zone sites are designated as employment land. Many of the sites have outline, full planning permission or are covered by a local development order.


Superfast broadband

All businesses in the enterprise zones have access to superfast broadband.


Improved infrastructure

All business rates growth from the enterprise zones is invested in local economic priorities.