This business centre is in a prominent office building in the middle of Slough next to the station. There are many reasons for locating a business here. Slough was once called 'Britain's Boomtown' by a national newspaper and provides an affordable entrance to the prestigious Thames Valley area. It is also a town with a thriving '2.5 billion economy and ambitious, confident plans for the future. One of the top three most productive towns in the UK outside London, it contributes around '8 billion to the national economy; double the UK average. 4,600 organisations are based here, including some of the best known names in business, across sectors such as retail, the motor industry, telecommunications and confectionery. It also has the highest concentration of European headquarters in the UK. This is a competitive and dynamic business environment with a high-quality supply chain, excellent accessibility and transport links and a plentiful supply of skilled talent.