Invest in York & North Yorkshire

Attracting new businesses to our region, whether international or UK-based, is a key priority. We work hard to ensure your business is welcomed and supported in our region.

Invest in York & North Yorkshire partnership

Invest in York & North Yorkshire is a partnership dedicated to driving investment into our region and enabling growth for us and you. We’re achieving this by welcoming UK and international businesses and developers, while making the whole process as simple as possible.

Comprising a support team, concierge service and business experts from York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority, City of York Council and North Yorkshire Council, our service is designed to support you from the start.


Why York & North Yorkshire?

Our central position in the UK, and quick access to the M1, M62 and A1, makes doing business easy. And with London and Manchester under two hours away by direct rail, our organisations and people are well-connected and have the competitive edge.

We boast strategically important assets, including world-leading universities and research centres. These support innovation, scale-ups and solutions to global challenges such as healthy ageing, food security, harnessing AI, and clean energy.

We also have easy access to freeports, infrastructure and facilities in neighbouring regions such as Tees Valley, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and the Humber.

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Sectoral strengths

As we look to achieve our ambitions for sustainable economic growth, we have identified a number of sectors we believe present fantastic opportunities for investors.

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Get in touch now

Our investment experts and sector managers are ready to discuss your future in York and North Yorkshire. Get in touch with us today.