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Welcome to a £40bn economy

The Bristol and Bath region is an economic powerhouse for the UK. This ambitious hotspot is home to fast global and UK transport links, well-priced housing and world-class centres of excellence. Many global and niche players are already thriving here, securing record growth in the region’s four local authorities, nine key industries, and seven enterprise zones and areas.

An overview of our seven Enterprise Zones and Areas

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

Avonmouth - Severnside Enterprise Area

Covering 1,800 hectares, this site is the perfect location for businesses in the warehousing and energy processing sectors – with its large-scale logistics and distribution hub.

Bath and Somer Valley Enterprise Zone Image credit: B&NES

Spread across the central Bath and Somer Valley, this site offers a mix of office and manufacturing space. The Zone is well-connected and is linked with the region’s world-renowned advanced engineering cluster.

External shot of the National Composites Centre building Image credit: NCC

This tech hub has a reputation for ground-breaking research. Home to the Bristol & Bath Science Park, it connects entrepreneurs and established brands with investors and academia.

Concorde at Aerospace Bristol Image credit: Aerospace Bristol

Located on the northern fringe of Bristol, Filton has direct access to London and Cardiff, and is home to world-class aerospace and aviation technology.

Train at Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

Temple Quarter is one of the UK’s leading regeneration and infrastructure development programmes. Temple Quay is home to financial and professional services, whilst Temple Studios offers a creative hub. Temple Quarter’s sites are all within a 15-minute walk of Bristol Temple Meads train station.

FoodWorksSW building Image credit: FoodWorksSW

Located alongside the M5, Weston EA has easy access to the South West and South Wales, as well as Weston-Super-Mare. This mixed-use site is home to the Weston Business Quarter, the Food Enterprise Zone and Parklands Village.