Home to cutting edge manufacturing and one of the highest concentrations of manufacturing jobs in the UK.
03000 6 03000
Just 35 minutes
from Liverpool and Manchester airports
Range of affordable accommodation
from new, ready-to-go buildings to large development sites
Over 2 million people
living within a 30-minute commute
Enterprise Zone designation
with enhanced support and incentives
Why choose us
Deeside Enterprise Zone is a 2,000 hectare prime manufacturing hotspot in North East Wales, within easy reach of Liverpool, Manchester and the Midlands.
We are home to highly skilled, contemporary manufacturing across a diversity of sectors - from aerospace and automotive to electronics and pharmaceuticals to construction, food and sustainable energy.
With its advanced manufacturing skills and heritage, Deeside is already the base for a number of major international manufacturing companies but offers plenty of room and opportunities for new businesses.
Why Choose Us
Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute
“The Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute will deliver game-changing support to key manufacturing companies as well as multi-sector supply chain companies and the broader SMEs economy.
It is geared to increase productivity, commercialisation, innovation and skills development to ensure a thriving competitive industry base that will be a catalyst for growth and jobs across the supply chain in Deeside, North Wales, the Northern Powerhouse and further afield.”
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.
Sector presence in Wales
As the head of the local college for North East Wales, and Chair of the Enterprise Zone, making education work for our economy is my top priority. Tell us what you need, and we will work flexibly to give you what you need for your business.Chief Executive, Coleg Cambria, and Chair, Deeside Enterprise Zone
We are extremely proud of our 70 years of aviation history at Broughton. Airbus is staying at the forefront of the manufacturing industry with state-of-the-art materials and processes. I’m delighted that Broughton is part of that.Head of the Broughton site, Airbus
Deeside is a great place to do business. All of the ‘must have’ factors are in place – excellent workforce, good communications and infrastructure and importantly, a public-sector that is committed to business investment.”Senior Manager General Affairs, Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd