Wellington Gate is located on the western edge of the village of Grove, in the Vale of the White Horse. To the immediate south of Grove is Wantage, whilst further afield Didcot is located around 12km to the east, Oxford is 20km to the north-east and Swindon is 23km to the south-west.

Within Grove, a number of local amenities and services can be easily accessed. These include a Tesco Express, TSB Bank, Cherry Dental Care and two primary schools. Wantage town centre hosts a wider range of amenities, including a large Sainsburys, a Waitrose, the Kings Park retail park, Wantage Leisure Centre and the Kings Alfred Academy.

In addition to the existing local amenities/services found in the area surrounding Wellington Gate, the development will provide a new secondary school, two new primary schools, and a new village centre to include a mix of uses.