Silicon Gorge

The  Bath & Bristol area has one of the most significant clusters of high-tech and research companies outside of California known as Silicon Gorge.

Bath is home to a number of hi-tech companies ranging from fabless semiconductor designers to eCommerce retailers. Many companies have been started by ex-employees of companies such as Future Publishing and IPL, two longstanding employees in the area.

Names include Mindspeed (Picochip), Westcode, The Filter, Bardowl, Roman Cart and CommunityDNS.