4,348 companies formed

UK  669,855 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics

Concern as company formation in Wiltshire stutters

Company formation activity in Wiltshire was subdued in 2018, with the 4,348 companies started in the county during the year eclipsed by the county’s performance in 2017 (5,227 new companies) and 2016 (11,837 new companies).

1,562 new companies were registered in Swindon in 2018, with the remainder formed elsewhere in the county.

Our infographic below illustrates company formation in Wiltshire in 2018, comparing it to previous years and other English counties. You can drill down to explore where companies were formed and dissolved in individual wards within Wiltshire.

If you’d like to start a new company in Wiltshire, you’ll find our easy to use company registration service helpful.