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Why North Somerset?

Welcome to North Somerset – a great place for business to invest and grown in, and for people to work and live.

North Somerset:

  • Has great connectivity – with three M5 motorway junctions, Royal Portbury Docks (a deep sea port), Bristol Airport, 5 railway stations and superfast broadband being rolled out across the area.
  • Offers a wealth of development opportunities across the area such as Junction 21 Enterprise Area (J21EA) which has expansive areas of development land and new commercial business premises to let or buy.
  • Is home to over 8,000 businesses from the small to the international.
  • Has a strong, diverse local economy and well represented in key growth sectors: manufacturing, creative, food and drink, advanced engineering and aerospace, professional services, business support and technical.
  • Is able to offer businesses a highly skilled local workforce.
  • Boasts beautiful coast and countryside within easy reach of a thriving city region – creating the opportunity for a fantastic work-life balance.
  • Has North Somerset Enterprise Agency that can offer business support, advice and managed workspace.
North Somerset Economy

North Somerset Economy - An Overview

North Somerset is home to over 8,000 businesses from SME’s scaling up to nationally recognised brands.

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Talent and Skills

Talent and Skills

The region is home to the top performing Further Education and a growing Higher Education provider in the West of England.

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Projects

Projects

Connecting Devon and Somerset - read about our Broadband plans. Plus read about The FoodWorksSW.

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Living in North Somerset

Living in North Somerset

There's plenty of choice in North Somerset, whether you want to live on the coast, in the centre of town, suburbs or deep in the country.

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Location and Connectivity

North Somerset has excellent transport links via road, rail, air and sea. Find out more about road and rail links to some of England’s major cities, Bristol Airport and the Royal Portbury Dock.

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