- Area Action Plan (3.51 MB)
Bromsgrove has many advantages as a place for business and its excellent location and demographics are attracting existing companies and entrepreneurs to re-locate or to start up their businesses in the area. This has led to Bromsgrove being one of the most sought after business locations along the M42/M5 corridor.
Here’s our whistle-stop tour of reasons why Bromsgrove is great for businesses (click on the links to find out more):
Bromsgrove is situated on the West Midlands Central Technology Belt approximately 13 miles to the south west of Birmingham. The district is central to the UK making it the ideal location for bringing anywhere in the country within easy reach. Take a look at our where are we page for more details.
Bromsgrove has extremely good road links with the Bromsgrove A38 Eastern Bypass giving direct access to Junction 1 of the M42 and Junctions 4 and 5 of the M5, with the Motorway network also connecting to the M40 and M6 within a short distance. The town’s mainline railway station, which is currently being upgraded, has regular services to Worcester and Birmingham just one stop removed AND if that wasn’t enough – Birmingham Airport is only 30 minutes away by car.
Bromsgrove offers everything; major and light industrial units, substantial ‘Head Office’ buildings, smaller and serviced modern office accommodation, design and build options, redevelopment sites, retail units and more. The ever increasing demand for business properties has lead to continuing development of new properties.
Bromsgrove Enterprise Park covers a 22 hectare area site and has been identified as one of the key development sites in the West Midlands and fundamental to the strategic development of the A38 Central Technology Belt. This site has plenty of room for development as well as existing relocation opportunities.
Just over 94,000 people live in Bromsgrove. With just over 80% of the population economically active, a lower than average claimant count and possessing higher than average qualifications, Bromsgrove is home to a highly employable and skilled workforce.
North Worcestershire Economic Development and Regeneration (NWEDR) look after and support businesses of all ages and stages across North Worcestershire with everything from grants to finding premises. Bromsgrove District Council is also founding member of the Local Economic Partnerships for both Birmingham & Solihull and for Worcestershire, giving it a unique position to shape regional economic development strategies in the area.
In an extraordinary rejuvenation of the historic town, the best part of £100million of private and public investment in the Regeneration of Bromsgrove is providing vast improvements to the High Street and major new retail developments along its length. A new Health Centre, Library and Police and Fire Station are exciting developments forming part of the programme.
There’s plenty more happening, including upgrades to the Railway Station and development of commercial property so click the link to find out more.
Bromsgrove boasts a wide range of quality accommodation to suit all budgets and is ideal for those seeking meetings, events or conference venues in a central UK location with excellent road, rail and air links. It offers a different and more rural setting than the city but still has everything you need.
All businesses need somewhere for their workforce to live and Bromsgrove fits the bill as a place in the country. The district has everything from large country residences to cottages in quaint villages, large town houses and town centre apartments. Whether looking to buy at the top end of the market, seeking an affordable home, or wanting a private let or a Registered Social Landlord; Bromsgrove has housing for all needs and tastes.
Bromsgrove is a small town of character with over 70 parks and open spaces and surrounded by beautiful countryside. The active community promotes a vibrant music and arts scene, and Bromsgrove has enjoyed significant recent £multi-million investment in an extensive array of state-of-the-art leisure and sporting facilities and modern health services.
Too good to be true? Well don’t take our word for it – see what other businesses who have moved to Bromsgrove think of the area.
(Statistics taken from Worcestershire County Council’s District Profiles)