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Locate in Newport

Sunset image of the River Usk in Newport city centre

Newport has an impressive inward investment and re-investment track record, especially in electronics and other manufacturing, distribution and logistics, financial/business services and public sector relocations.

The city ranks third in a Lambert Smith Hampton study of the best office locations outside London and seventh out of 100 UK cities for robust economic growth to 2020. It has been undergoing massive transformation through a £2 billion regeneration programme offering significant business opportunities.

Who’s here

Company relocations and investments in Newport include Admiral, Gocompare,com, Wales and West Utilities, Next Generation Data, Cassidian, Testia Ltd, SPTS Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, Quinn Radiators, Ministry of Justice Service Shared Service Centre, the Office for National Statistics and the Intellectual Property Office.

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and Kennametal Manufacturing UK have recently announced that the UK’s largest centre of excellence for ceramic armour is to be established in Newport, adding to the city’s ever growing reputation as a technology city.

View Who’s Here or watch our short film to see why companies Locate in Newport, smart and connected city (opens new website)

The Newport Offer

Follow the links below to see how Newport offers investors a powerful combination of:

Excellent communications - a strategic location on the M4 with easy road and rail access to London, the south east of England and the Midlands...

Skilled workforce - a university city and a labour catchment of 479,000 within a thirty minute drive and 1.6 million within an hour’s drive...

Property and sites - a portfolio of readily available competitively priced buildings and sites, including high quality business parks...

Enviable quality of life - some of the country’s most beautiful countryside, housing at affordable prices, high standards of education, multi-million pound investment in the city centre and proximity to the Welsh capital of Cardiff…

Financial assistance

Contact

Email inward.investment@newport.gov.uk or telephone Rob Frowen on (01633) 233604 or Janine Dance on (01633) 233248 to discuss your requirements.

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