Located in what is known as England's 'Silicon Corridor', Maidenhead is home to 78,000 residents, many of whom commute to work in London, Slough, or Reading.
Commuters are lucky to have access to Maidenhead's excellent travel links to London and the surrounding areas. Main industries in the town itself include software and telecommunications. House prices in Maidenhead sometimes exceed those in central London, earning the town a spot on the UK's most expensive list.
With historic Windsor right next door, residents of Maidenhead have a plethora of heritage sites on their doorstep. Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, is the most obvious choice for an unforgettable day out. Arts and culture fanatics can check out Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, which hosts an exciting programme of everything from dance and music to film and comedy.
Novelist Nick Hornby and famous entrepreneur Peter Jones were both educated at Maidenhead Grammar School, and The Spice Girls lived together in Maidenhead for a year before they were famous.