Key Facts

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.”

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Transport

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

Sector presence in Wales


For further information please register your interest at specifying ‘Deeside Enterprise Zone’, or alternatively call us directly on 03000 6 03000.

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