A gateway to the South West and the world beyond, offering opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs to reach a global audience whilst enjoying a sustainable and balanced lifestyle.
North Somerset is highly entrepreneurial and has ambitious plans for growth. North Somerset is working hard to build forward, enabling the transformation of its economy with over £1.5bn of investment-ready opportunities. It has exceptional infrastructure enabling global connectivity with both Bristol Airport and Bristol Port in its footprint.
Weston Enterprise Area is a flexible and sustainable site in the M5 opportunity corridor, offering untapped potential for businesses looking to innovate, diversify or expand.
Its 72 hectares of developable land will support new jobs and deliver 6,000 new homes by 2026.
The Food WorksSW is a state-of-the-art food and drink innovation centre located in the heart of the Weston-super-Mare Enterprise Area, near Junction 21 of the M5 motorway. Created by North Somerset Council following feedback from food and drink producers, the centre can help businesses of all kinds - from start-ups to well-established companies - to grow or diversify their product offering.
A Food Enterprise Zone (FEZ) designation enabled the food and drink-related development to be brought forward with simplified planning. It now houses specialist product development kitchens, meeting rooms, food-grade business units and on-site technical support.
An 80 hectare mixed-use scheme, comprising of approximately 1,450 new homes together with associated employment, retail and leisure space - promoted by St Modwen.
This site includes nine hectares of employment land and commercial opportunities from 3,000 to 115,000sq ft.
Keepmoat Homes have partnered with North Somerset Council to deliver 425 new high-quality homes on land at Parklands Village, including 15 per cent zero carbon homes.
This is the first phase with planning consent for 700 homes.
A 36 hectare commercial site which forms part of the wider Haywood village development. A partnership between Persimmon Homes, KMW Properties, North Somerset Council and St Modwen.
The site is home to a cluster of knowledge-intensive technology, media, telecoms and manufacturing businesses.
The site comprises of 345,200sq ft of fully serviced industrial space across 10 hectares, located on the main arterial route into Weston-super-Mare.
It includes a range of industrial land and buildings up to 50,000sq ft for business and industrial activities.
Located close to the J21 M5 junction and comprising of seven plots with outline permission for a range of commercial uses for 118,400sq ft.
Since Phase 1 opened its doors in April 2020 The Food WorksSW has reached full occupancy and has attracted both international businesses and those from across the South East of England
Food Works Phase 2 will provide essential grow on space and larger food-grade units of 3000 – 7000 sq.ft for established food and drink businesses who are looking to grow, innovate and export. Tenants of Phase 2 will benefit from the existing Business Engagement hub with its specialist on-site technical team, meeting room facilities, conferencing space, café and state of the art product development facilities.