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Why Bristol & Bath

Why choose Bristol & Bath?

The West of England is one of the most desirable places to live in the UK, it's no wonder why more than 80 people a week relocate from London to Bristol & Bath (Office of National Statistics). Home to 1.1 million residents, our region contributes £33 billon to the UK economy.

We have a world-leading talent pool, with over 45,000 businesses and 10,000 graduates per year.

From established to emerging sectors, our business ecosystem can help your business thrive. We are the most innovative UK city outside of London (Paymentsense), and our range of sectors include aerospace and advanced engineering to Fintech, creative and digital.

With over 91 languages spoken, we have a global-first approach and a reputation for innovation. Businesses can maximise their potential, grow and develop by investing in Bristol & Bath.

We are an ambitious international region

1.1 m Population
45000 Businesses
91 Languages spoken

Discover our region's strengths

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Why we are a world class location