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Why Bristol & Bath

With a strong and diverse talent pool and world-leading industry expertise, the West of England is an excellent place for businesses to start up, scale up and succeed. Our global-first mindset, reputation for innovation and highly collaborative approach make our region a catalyst for business growth. With a population of over 1.1 million, the West of England is a place where highly-skilled people live, ideas flourish, and businesses grow.

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Where we are

The Bristol & Bath region is located in the West of England.

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Key sectors

We're one of the strongest economies in Europe and home to globally-recognised industries.

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Property search

Find your next office, lab or industrial unit in Bristol & Bath.

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Talent and skills

Discover more about our highly-skilled workforce and healthy talent pipeline.

Key developments and infrastructure

Enterprise Zones and Enterprise Areas are great locations for businesses that want to set up or expand in our region.

Built on innovation, creativity and inclusivity, each EZ and EA is home to a unique set of thriving businesses.

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Talk to us to find out how Bristol & Bath can unlock your business growth.

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Innovation from our region plays a key role in the global shift to a zero-carbon economy & we have ambitious goals to be net zero by 2030.

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