Why locate in Newport

There are so many reasons why Newport makes the perfect location for your business.

Fantastic road, rail, air and sea links mean easy access to markets and major connurbations. London is just 90 minutes by train.

Due to its superb location, Newport businesses have access to a large workforce, approaching half a million economically active people within 30  minutes' drive of the city and 1.6 million people within an hour's drive.  

Staff retention is higher than the UK average and office space and salary costs are up to 40% lower than London.

Newport is becoming a "Super Connected City" through a mulit-million pound investment in its broadband and digital connections.

Added to that, the city is undergoing massive transformation through a £2 billion regeneration programme offering significant business opportunities.

Who is here?

Newport has an impressive track record of attracting inward investment and reinvestment.

Hear from companies already relocated in Newport, including Admiral, Gocompare, Wales and West Utilities and others. 

Watch the short film Locate in Newport, smart and connected city to see why companies have invested in Newport.  

Newport offers businesses..

Excellent communications

A skilled workforce 

Property and sites 

An enviable quality of life 

Financial assistance


Email inward.investment@newport.gov.uk or telephone (01633) 233604 or (01633) 233600 to discuss your requirements.