Why Broxtowe?

Why Broxtowe?

With its fantastic transport links and central location, as well as two enterprise zones and a talented workforce, Broxtowe has lots to offer for potential businesses and investors.

Transport Links

Ideally located in the County of Nottinghamshire and centrally located within the UK, Broxtowe has excellent road and rail links with major cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds and Liverpool for companies who export across the UK. For those who do business further afield, East Midlands Airport is just 30 minutes away.

The infrastructure within the Borough has recently received major investment with the introduction of a new tram line running from Nottingham City through Beeston and Toton and with a major HS2 hub being located at Toton, the future vision for the region is highly aspirational.

Talented Workforce

Companies in Broxtowe benefit from an educated workforce with Nottingham University, one of the highest ranking universities in the UK, located immediately adjacent to the south east of the Borough. Additionally Nottingham Trent University and University of Derby are located nearby, as well as numerous other colleges whose graduates bring their knowledge and expertise to businesses in the area.

Investment Opportunities

In Broxtowe there is substantial, quality land ready for investment which includes two enterprise zones, tied together with excellent commercial property across the Borough, all at a cost-effective price in comparison with other parts of the UK. This provides anyone looking to invest a perfect opportunity to bring their business to the heart of the Midlands. The Borough’s close proximity to Nottingham and Derby provides businesses with a wealth of possibilities to promote their services to future clients across both regions.

There are well-established business networks and events, as well as support available for businesses wishing to expand or locate in Broxtowe. These range from assistance for start-up businesses, supporting growth in small and medium enterprises and helping businesses source apprentices or graduates to add to their workforce.

Working with the Council

Broxtowe Borough Council is committed to assisting business growth in the area and is a forward thinking authority keen to work with potential investors and developers who share its vision to make Broxtowe a great place where people enjoy living, working and spending leisure time. The Council has a dedicated Economic Development Section with business contacts, local support networks and knowledge of grant opportunities available within the area, as well as working closely with the Planning Department to provide a thorough knowledge of the planning process and the steps involved in bringing land to the property market and building sites.

Economic Development
tel: 0115 917 3826