Central Cardiff

Key Facts

less than 50% of average London rates
Grade A office rental costs

our workforce are talented, loyal and determined

1.4 million workers
within a 30 minute commute

Enterprise Zone designation
with enhanced support and incentives

Why choose us

Your home for Financial & Professional Services, Tech and Creative Industries

Central Cardiff’s Enterprise Zone designation is testament to our ambition of confirming Cardiff as the UK’s premier business location after London.

It’s a sizeable ambition and we understand our role in realising it, through investment in and co-ordination of infrastructure and property development.

Thinking big has served Cardiff well. It’s a progressive city which has undergone an impressive physical transformation and spectacular economic growth over the last 10 years.

Moneysupermarket, BT, HPE, Dell, Admiral, GoCompare and Confused.com all call the Cardiff capital region home.

Why Choose Us

A Fintech Hotspot

The tech sector in Wales is worth an estimated £8.2bn and it continues to grow, with almost 44,000 people actively employed within the Digital Economy.

Our thriving tech ecosystem with its growing supply chain, combined with our entrepreneurial universities, provides a firm foundation for fintech to thrive. A vibrant innovation community allows start-ups, investors and large corporations to meet and share ideas.

The growth of the financial and professional sector in Cardiff has led to a thriving Fintech cluster, supported by the region’s incubator and co-working spaces that provide flexible, quality accommodation. 

The most promising fintech companies can apply to accelerator programmes, such as NatWest’s Entrepreneurial spark and Barclay’s Eagle Lab, which is tailored to suit Cardiff’s strengths in high tech digital and Internet of Things (IoT) innovation.

Why Wales?

There are many reasons why doing business in Wales gives you a distinct advantage – from skills to strategic partnerships, and a tailored approach to financial support. We provide a personal response to business with clear lines of communication with Government. And the links between business and academic institutions grow stronger every year. Wales will continue to develop close relationships with international partners, in Europe and further afield. We have a great story to tell, of an agile and innovative nation with a truly global outlook.

Why Wales


Find out more

For further information please register your interest at  https://businesswales.gov.wales/contact-us specifying ‘Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone’, or alternatively call us directly on 03000 6 03000.

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