Ebbw Vale

Key Facts

earmarked for the development and delivery of emerging technologies, particularly within the automotive sector

Strong manufacturing
track record and skills availability

Over 45 hectares
(111 acres) of development land

Enterprise Zone designation
with enhanced support and incentives

Why choose us

A focal point for emerging technologies

Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone is a focal point for manufacturing in Wales, with the skills you would expect from both a longstanding heritage in the sector and existing resident international and indigenous manufacturers.

Its strong strategic location in south east Wales provides easy access to customers and the supply chain in the region and with other manufacturing hubs in the UK, including the West Midlands.

£100m has been allocated by the Welsh Government over ten years, to deliver the vision of the area as a focal point for emerging technologies, particularly within the automotive sector.

Why Choose Us

Be part of the “Tech Valleys” vision

The Enterprise Zone is central to the Welsh Government’s vision for the area as a globally recognised centre for the development of new technologies to support cutting edge industry which will see the creation of at least 1500 sustainable jobs, predominantly within new technologies and within the automotive sector.

These projects are likely to include activity in areas such as development and testing of battery and motor technology, 5G activity and the infrastructure needed for automated and ultra low emission vehicles.

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


Find out more

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

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