Being located and working in Greater Norwich means you’ll be part of a wider network of Local Authorities, Government agencies, key sector clusters and industries. You’ll have easy access and ability to work closely with key partners including:
South Norfolk Council
South Norfolk forms part of Greater Norwich and is a key engine for economic and housing growth in the United Kingdom. An ideal location to start and grow a business, South Norfolk boasts a strong and diverse business base which is home to leading innovation centres and enterprises. South Norfolk Council is focused on helping local businesses and growing the regional economy.
Broadland District Council
Broadland forms part of Greater Norwich and is committed to growing vibrant, healthy communities supported by a strong economy. Broadland District Council can help you start a business and grow your business, offering grants and a wide range of affordable training courses to help you on your way, as well as providing ongoing support to all Broadland businesses.
Norwich Research Park
Set in over 230 hectares of parkland, Norwich Research Park is a thriving community of over 80 businesses, 12,000 employees and 3,000 scientists, researchers and clinicians. The Park leads the world in plant and microbial sciences and in interdisciplinary environmental science through its internationally-renowned 4 institutes namely the John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Laboratory, the Quadram Institute and the Earlham Institute alongside the University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership works with businesses, local authority partners and education institutions to drive growth and enterprise in Norfolk and Suffolk. This is achieved by securing public and private investment and delivering a range of programmes and initiatives with partners to ensure that businesses have the funding, support, skills and infrastructure they need to grow.
Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor
The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor represents one of the most exciting growth opportunities in the Greater Norwich area. The Tech Corridor is home to world-leading universities, research institutes and science parks, complemented by an ecosystem of knowledge-intensive businesses and networks to support innovation through to commercialisation and manufacturing. Combined with high quality of life and unconstrained, affordable space to grow, the Tech Corridor is the perfect place for businesses, people and investors to grow and thrive.
LocateNorfolk.com, acting on behalf of Norfolk’s local authorities, works to attract investment into the county, promoting its strengths as a leading business location. We provide a free, bespoke and confidential service to help businesses identify: the optimum location & suitable premises,useful business networks, business/ sector specific information, funding opportunities, potential customers & suppliers and local authority contacts.
Greater Norwich Growth Board
The Greater Norwich Growth Board (GNGB) comprising Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council, South Norfolk Council, Norfolk County Council and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) was established in 2014. The Board collectively provides the strategic direction, monitoring and coordination of new homes, jobs, and infrastructure as outlined in the City Deal and Joint Core Strategy.
At the end of 2015 the Board agreed to the commencement of a review of the Joint Core Strategy and in September 2016 the Greater Norwich Development Partnership (GNDP) was set up to develop the Greater Norwich Local Plan.