Cardiff Capital Region
There is little margin for error when considering where to locate or expand your business. The right location has the power to determine the success or failure of a business and Cardiff Capital Region has a track record as a distinctive and successful location – easy to do business and a great place to live.
A number of very well known companies have already decided this region is right for them, including Admiral Insurance Group (Global HQ), Deloitte (Global Risk Assessment Centre), Atradius (UK HQ), BBC (Finance Centre of Excellence), Monitise and Target.
There are 3 Enterprise Zones within Cardiff Capital Region, zones where the Welsh Government is prioritising investment in business infrastructure. Central Cardiff Enterprise Zone is supporting Financial & Professional Services companies and is located in the heart of the city centre, incorporating Cardiff’s main rail station. There are also zones at St Athan - Cardiff Airport supporting aerospace and defence and Ebbw Vale supporting manufacturing.
- The closest capital city to London.
- One of the UK’s fastest growing inward investment locations for Financial & Professional Services businesses.
- Forecasted to have the highest population growth rate of any UK city over the next 20 years.
- The UK’s number 1 city for workforce loyalty.
- The UK’s number 1 city for quality of life.
- Cardiff University is in the UK’s top 5 universities in terms of the quality and impact of its research.
Offering some of the key qualities that define competitive business locations
Connections drive the modern economy - whether digital or physical. Cardiff Capital Region is located less than 2 hours from London with excellent transport links, Superfast Broadband and rapidly expanding 4G coverage. Connected in every sense. More...
Setting up in Cardiff Capital Region means you’ll be in good company. With a successful track record in attracting leading companies to the region, coupled with competitive property occupancy costs, staff salaries and a lower cost of living it’s the place to build for the future. More...
As you look to make key business decisions we’re ready to help you identify the best investment options. We offer easy access to key Government decision-makers, minimum bureaucracy and maximum flexibility to support your move. More...