Why locate in Newport

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

Who is here?

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

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.

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.