English Enterprise Zones

Established in 2012, Enterprise Zones are at the heart of the government’s long term economic plan. There are 24 Zones across England, specializing in a wide range of business sectors.

1. Aerohub at Newquay Cornwall Airport
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/engineering; Aerospace; Energy; Transport
Location: Newquay Cornwall Airport in St Mawgan, Cornwall
Website: www.aerohub.co.uk

2. Bristol Temple Quarter
Specialties: Business Services; Creative Industries; Financial Services; ICT; Low Carbon Industry
Location: Alongside Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, 90 minutes from London
Website: www.bristoltemplequarter.com

3. Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Marine Engineering; Energy; Low Carbon Industry
Location: A decommissioned Royal Navy airfield between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton
Website: www.solentez.co.uk

4. Discovery Park, Kent
Specialties: AgriFood; Business Services; Energy; Industrial Biotechnology; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Sandwich, Kent
Website: www.discovery-park.co.uk

5. Royal Docks, London
Specialties: Business Services; Green Enterprise; Hospitality; Leisure; Creative Industries
Location: River Thames waterfront
Website: www.royaldocks.london

6. Harlow, Essex
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Creative Industries; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Two locations in Harlow with London within 30 minutes by rail
Website: harlowez.org.uk

7. Science Vale UK
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Energy; ICT; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Two sites at Harwell and Milton Park, 20 minutes from Oxford
Website: www.sciencevale.com

8. Skylon Park, Hereford
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; AgriFood; Business Services; Construction inc. built environment; Defense and Security
Location: Outskirts of Hereford, within 90 minute drive of Birmingham, Bristol, and Cardiff International Airports
Website: www.skylonpark.co.uk

9. Northampton Waterside
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Automotive; Construction inc. built environment; Financial Services; Retail & Logistics
Location: Northampton, an hour by train to London
Website: www.northamptonez.co.uk

10. Alconbury Enterprise Campus, Cambridgeshire
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; ICT; Industrial Biotechnology; Low Carbon Industry
Location: Between Cambridge and Peterborough
Website: alconbury-weald.co.uk/enterprise-campus

11. Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, Norfolk and Suffolk
Specialties: Business Services; Construction inc. built environment; Energy; Retail & Logistics
Location: Six sites on the east coast in Norfolk and Suffolk
Website: www.newanglia.co.uk/enterprise-zone

12. MIRA Technology Park, Leicestershire
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Automotive; ICT; Low Carbon Industry; Transport
Location: Central England with convenient road, rail, and air connectivity
Website: www.miratechnologypark.com

13. Birmingham
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Business Services; Financial Services; ICT; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Birmingham city center
Website: centreofenterprise.com/ez

14. Black Country
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Automotive; Low Carbon Industry
Location: 19 sites located within Walsall and Wolverhampton in the West Midlands
Website: www.blackcountrylep.co.uk/business/enterprise-zone

15. Nottingham and Derby
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Creative Industries; Energy; Industrial Biotechnology; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Five sites all near to East Midlands airport, mainline railway stations, and freeways
Websites: www.investinnottingham.com/enterprisezone

16. Humber
Specialties: AgriFood; Offshore Wind Energy; Retail & Logistics; Transport
Location: North and south banks of the Humber
Website: www.humberlep.org/business/enterprise-zones

17. Sheffield City Region
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Creative Industries; Low Carbon Industry; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: South Yorkshire – Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham
Website: sheffieldenterprisezone.co.uk

18. Manchester
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Business Services; Industrial Biotechnology; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Five sites close to Manchester Airport
Website: www.airportcity.co.uk

19. Sci-Tech Daresbury
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Energy; ICT; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Halton, Cheshire
Website: www.sci-techdaresbury.com

20. Mersey Waters, Liverpool and Birkenhead
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Automotive; Business Services; Energy; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Two sites on either side of the River Mersey
Website: peelez.co.uk/content/enterprise_zone.php

21. Lancashire
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Aerospace; Automotive
Location: Two BAE Systems sites at Samlesbury and Warton, east and west of Preston
Website: www.lancashirelep.co.uk/invest-inlancashire/enterprise-zone.aspx

22. Leeds City Region
Specialties: Business Services; Energy; Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Location: Four sites to the east and south of Leeds city center
Website: airevalleyleeds.com/ez

23. Tees Valley
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Chemicals; Creative Industries; Energy
Location: 12 sites in the Tees Valley
Website: www.teesvalleyunlimited.gov.uk/tees-valley/enterprise-zone.aspx

24. North East
Specialties: Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering; Automotive; Renewable Energy; Low Carbon Industry; Transport
Location: Ten sites in three clusters around the Port of Blyth, the North Bank of the River Tyne, and south of the Nissan plant in Sunderland
Website: nelep.co.uk/enterprise-zone

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