The Aire Valley Leeds Enterprise Zone provides a focus for key sectors for the Leeds City Region including health technologies and innovation, advanced manufacturing and operations and logistics.
It enjoys excellent transport links and benefits from close proximity to Leeds city centre, the main driver for the regions economy, annually worth over £54bn. The Zone is already proving to be a success as companies sign up to expand their operations into within it.
Companies in the Enterprise Zone benefit from:
- Business Rates relief worth up to £275,000 over 5 years
- simplified planning process
- superfast broadband up to 100 MB
- bespoke package of recruitment and business support
Companies will also benefit from support from the Manufacturing Advisory Service and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)’s network of international trade advisors.
- medical technologies
- low-carbon manufacturing
- renewable energy
- waste management
The Aire Valley Leeds Enterprise Zone is 142 hectares across 4 sites to the east and south of Leeds city centre.
The sites are strategically located along the East Leeds Link Road, a £32 million dual carriageway that connects Leeds to the M1 motorway.