Last edited 02 Dec 2015

New Enterprise Zone developments

At the end of November 2015, the government announced their plans for 18 new Enterprise Zones and 8 extended zones as a means of driving sustainable economic growth across local economic areas.

These plans will increase the total number of Enterprise Zones in England to 44, plus the two that had already been announced in the March 2015 Budget – Blackpool Airport and Plymouth.

The new and extended Enterprise Zones are:

  • Aerohub Extension (Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP)*
  • Aylesbury Vale (Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP)
  • Bristol Temple Quarter and Bath and Somer Valley (West of England LEP)*
  • Birmingham Enterprise Zone Curzon Street (Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP)*
  • Cambridge Compass (Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough LEP)
  • Carlisle Kingmoor Park (Cumbria LEP)
  • Ceramics Valley (Stoke and Staffordshire LEP)
  • Cheshire Science Corridor (Cheshire and Warrington LEP)
  • Didcot Growth Accelerator (Oxfordshire LEP)
  • Dorset Green (Dorset LEP)
  • Enterprise M3 (Enterprise M3 LEP)
  • Enviro-Tech (Hertfordshire LEP)
  • Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone Extension (New Anglia LEP)*
  • Greater Manchester Life Science (Greater Manchester LEP)
  • Heart of the South West (Heart of the South West LEP)
  • Hillhouse Chemicals and Energy (Lancashire LEP)
  • Humber Enterprise Zone Extension (Humber LEP) *
  • Infinity Park Derby Extension (D2N2 LEP)*
  • Luton Airport (SEMLEP)
  • M62 Corridor (Leeds City Region LEP)
  • NE Round 2 (North East LEP)
  • New Anglia (New Anglia LEP)
  • Newhaven (Coast to Capital LEP)
  • North Kent Innovation Zone (South East LEP)*
  • Tees Valley Enterprise Zone Growth Extension (Tees Valley Unlimited LEP)*
  • York Central (York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP)
  • These sites are those being extended.

You can read more about Enterprise Zones here.

The latest data release for the existing 24 Enterprise Zones can be found here.