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Aldershot Overview Aldershot is located in Hampshire and comes under Rushmoor Borough Council, where it is part of a ...

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Aldershot Overview

Aldershot is located in Hampshire and comes under Rushmoor Borough Council, where it is part of a built-up urban area that includes Farnborough, Camberley and Farnham and straddles the borders of Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire. It is understood to be the home of the modern British military and still has a strong military identity. Every year, the town hosts the Military Festival, as well as the Aldershot Festival of Music and Art and a Live Music Day. Aldershot has a thriving local economy which is evidenced by the wealth of shops, bars and restaurants that can be found in the main town centre and Westgate Leisure Park. According to a February 2015 report by Rushmoor Borough Council, the cost of a home in Aldershot ranges from £142,225 for a flat to £345,000 for a detached house, making Aldershot one of the cheapest places to buy a property in the region.

Aldershot Job Opportunities

Business sector jobs in Aldershot and the surrounding regions are plentiful, and they should be since this is one of the biggest industries in the area. Administration jobs are also in abundance in Aldershot and the local areas. According to the, public and private services make up the vast majority of the jobs available in Aldershot, although factory jobs do account for 7% of the local economy.

Aldershot Employment Trends

In November 2014, Rushmoor Borough Council published a report on employment and business trends for the area, which included Aldershot. The report showed that the number of jobs available in the region as a whole has stayed pretty steady over the past few years; the services industry offers the greatest number of job opportunities, with the financial and business services sector providing the highest levels of employment, followed closely by admin, education and health services in the public sector.

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