Wantage and Grove

Wantage is an historic market town in the Vale of White Horse, thought to be the birth place of King Alfred, with an attractive market place surrounded by rural downlands. Grove is an expanding village which sits about 1.5 miles to the north.

In order to increase commercial investment in the town the Wantage Prospectus was recently launched to promote the town. Further information on Wantage and Grove’s key businesses can be found in this publication.

The Economic Development team is responsible for the Love Wantage website established in 2017 to promote local events, businesses and attractions. If you want to keep up to date with the latest news and events from the Love Wantage team, please visit the regularly updated Facebook page.

The Vale Council have also introduced a free town centre public WiFi service that covers the Market Place and along Mill Street.