Why locate in Newport

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

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

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 broadband and digital connections.

The city is also undergoing massive transformation through a £2 billion regeneration programme offering significant business opportunities.

Newport offers businesses:

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 films below to see why leading businesses move to Newport:


Economic Development, Newport City Council, Civic Centre, Newport, South Wales NP20 4UR 

Business support enquiries: business.services@newport.gov.uk

Telephone (01633) 233598 or (01633) 233600 to discuss your requirements.