The Marches provides an outstanding business environment.

With a strong, loyal and proactive private sector, and a reputation for delivering new housing, creating jobs and supporting businesses, the region offers both employers and staff the best of work and home life. ThIMG_8088e Marches is brimming with opportunity.

Strategically located close to the markets of the West Midlands, the North, Wales and onto the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe, the Marches already enjoys a prosperous, diverse and high skill economy and further investment is building on that success.

A strong spirit of enterprise, matched by an outstanding quality of life, makes the Marches an attractive proposition for investment – which is why companies and organisations such as Müller Dairy, Ricoh, Heineken and Tyrells have either their headquarters or major operational bases here. It is home to world-recognised brands and global corporations operating in the defence, food andShell Store Development - CGI Building External drink, advanced manufacturing and environmental technologies industries. Tourism and leisure and business services sectors are also among the main drivers of economic development.

The Marches really has it all: a skilled and talented workforce to harness; ready access to the West Midlands; access to airports and ports; sensible business costs; competitive house prices; universities and higher education opportunities; a fantastic quality of life and a host of business sites ready to move into.

And did we tell you that The Marches is one of the UK’s most beautiful regions with fantastic scenery, landscapes and history? Investment here has never looked so attractive!

More on the Marches investment opportunities, can be found on the links below:

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For further information on UK trade, investment, tourism and education, visit

For information on the Midlands Engine Strategy, please visit here


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