Enterprise Zones

The Government has decided to award Enterprise Zone status to Cheshire’s Science Corridor.

As an Enterprise Zone, the LEP will be able to provide significant help with business rates for life science start-up companies at Alderley Park, promote the development of the nuclear cluster at Birchwood through infrastructure and other improvements, and will allow new investors to benefit from enhanced capital allowances in Ellesmere Port and at the Thornton Science Park.

This is also an important step in realising the ambitions outlined in Cheshire and Warrington’s devolution growth bid to deliver a £50bn economy in the next 25 years, supporting the government’s Northern Powerhouse vision and the growth of the sector at national level.

Find out more about Enterprise Zones here.