North Somerset is located at the gateway to the South West of England and is part of the Bristol and Bath 'City Region'. Key towns in the area include Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon, Portishead and Nailsea. North Somerset benefits from global transport links, a plentiful and highly skilled workforce, abundant development opportunities (including Junction 21 Enterprise Area) and beautiful coast and countryside. This unique combination makes the area an ideal place to invest, gives existing businesses room to grow and the opportunity to enjoy an excellent work-life balance.
The In north somerset website, coordinated by the Economic Development Service acts as a 'one stop shop' for business advice and support, the latest local business news, business case studies, stats and data, grant funding opportunities, commercial business premises search and current development opportunities.
Castelan Group was established in 2011 but has a heritage that dates back to the 1990’s when the original company was formed as The Regency Group. Since 2011, the Castelan Group has been building on these foundations to grow its business into one of the largest employers in North Somerset. Specialising in the provision of insurance products, claims handling, payment processing, repair networks, build networks and care solutions it is now setting its sights firmly on high skilled professional services expansion.
Portishead-based Viper Innovation’s latest technology offering, CableGuardian, has been demonstrated to senior personnel and decision makers from the UK’s rail infrastructure sector.The Queen’s Award winning company has a well established reputation within the global subsea oil and gas industry, but is now transferring its ground-breaking technology into the rail industry.