Key Facts

Population
26,900

Employed
79.4%

Avg. House Price
£508,851

Living and Working in Windsor

Working in Windsor you are transported into an idyllic place steeped in culture and beauty. It sits on the River Thames and to the West of London and being a hub of historic interest and enchantment, it draws crowds from all around the world. However, it’s not just the rich history and regal appeal that it’s known for, Windsor is also recognised for its thriving centre.

From the hustle and bustle of busy streets to tranquil paths leading to the castle, Windsor’s centre is an amalgamation of life and energy. Lively markets filled with bustling people and vibrant colours, paired with the traditional English architecture give you a sense of a town which seamlessly blends the old with the new. A walk through these lanes would quickly reveal an array of shops offering a unique shopping experience. From traditional shops selling trinkets and souvenirs to high-end retail outlets offering luxury goods, there’s a shop to suit every taste and budget.

After a long day of exploring the castle, strolling along the River Thames or indulging in retail therapy, you can find an abundance of restaurants around the centre of Windsor. Serving cuisines from around the world, the restaurants cater to the gastronomic delights of both locals and tourists. From the traditional English pub serving hearty classics to exquisite gourmet restaurants presenting meticulously crafted dishes, the food scene in Windsor is indeed thriving.

Working in such an idyllic place which also happens to have a thriving centre full of delightful shops and restaurants is truly an experience like no other. Whether you’re soaking in the charm of the town, participating in its lively life, or just relaxing by the River Thames, Windsor has so much to offer.

Tourism spending supports 9,469 jobs in the royal borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. According to the Office of National Statistics, almost 60% of the Windsor & Maidenhead workforce is employed within professional, managerial and technical roles, making this one of the most ideal places to work in the county.

Windsor has a buoyant property market and has consistently been voted one of the best places to live in the UK, so if you are looking to relocate for a job or for work requirements, you’ll have plenty of properties to choose from.

Commuting and Travel Times to Windsor

If you are commuting into Windsor for work, the town provides quick access to the M4 via Junction 6, and is ideally placed for Heathrow airport, which is connected by a frequent bus service.

Windsor has two railway stations, Windsor and Eton Riverside Station provide access to London Waterloo, whilst Windsor and Eton Central Station offer a shuttle service to Slough from where passengers can connect to London Paddington and Reading.

More than just a workplace

Windsor and Eton are home to a variety of good schools including Dedworth Middle School, the Ofsted rated outstanding Windsor Girls School and Eton College.

Eton College Independent Boys School

Dedworth Middle School Ofsted rated good

The Windsor Girls’ School Ofsted rated outstanding

Plans have been submitted for a new business park to be located on the edge of the historic centre. The Windsor Business Quarter is to provide approximately 242,000 of grade A office space on a 4.6 acre site.

If you have…..

5 mins

Eat – quick stop to pick up breakfast and lunch

1 hour

All Bar one

Business lunch

Carluccios

Windsor has a variety of good pubs and bars; some traditional and quirky, others more modern and from well-known chains. The King & Castle Weatherspoons is a bustling spot for evening drinks, whilst The Duchess of Cambridge Pub is a great spot overlooking Windsor Castle.

The Duchess of Cambridge Pub

The Two Brewers

The King & Castle (Wetherspoons)

Windsor and Eton offer a variety of good sports facilities including 2 leisure centres and the Thames Valley Athletics Centre.

Cox Green leisure Centre

Windsor Leisure Centre

Thames Valley Athletics Centre

Nearby attractions include Windsor Racecourse and Legoland Windsor, which offers a variety of seasonal and long-term positions

The following companies have a base in Windsor:

Jobs in Windsor

    CONTRACT

    Part-Time Office & Accounts Manager

    Windsor, Berkshire

    Up to £30000 per annum

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    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Part-Time Office & Accounts Manager to join an innovative and progressive technology solutions company in Windsor. This is a 12-month contract initially and would be ideal for someone who is enthusiastic and personable with all-round Office Management experience including some Bookkeeping. £30k pro rata* (£30k is full-time […]

    PERMANENT

    Events Co-ordinator

    Windsor, Berkshire

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    We are recruiting for an Events Co-ordinator to join our client, a non for profit members’ organisation linked to the medical industry, based in Windsor. This is a truly exciting opportunity to be part of an exciting organisation. The main purpose of this role is to co-ordinate the planning and delivery of the flagship Annual […]

    TEMPORARY

    Accounts Payable Assistant

    Windsor, Berkshire

    Up to £14 per hour

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    Our client based in a great location in Windsor are currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant on a temporary basis. The role will be on-going so we are looking for long term commitment. The hours ill be full time Monday – Friday 8am-5pm. There is very limited parking which is allocated. You will be […]

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