Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay make up the Heart of the South West, a large and diverse area with a significant coastline, vibrant cities, market towns and picturesque rural landscapes.
Located in the South West of England, within easy access of the Midlands and London by rail, road and air, and overseas by air and sea.
Excellent schools, colleges and universities ensure a future generation of highly-skilled employees. A range of housing options and locations at highly competitive prices include seafront and city apartments to country cottages.
Leisure activities are plentiful, to suit all tastes, ages and budgets, from surfing at North Devon, to sampling magnificent local food in Devon, playing golf in Torbay, shopping in Exeter, watching the bands at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, and enjoying the theatre in Plymouth.
Established, successful advanced engineering, manufacturing and technology industry clusters.
A highly skilled, affordable labour supply.
Innovative research and design with world-leading colleges and universities.
Exceptional quality, competitive development sites, offices, innovation centres, and science and business parks in city, coastal and rural locations.
Within easy reach of London, the Midlands and countless international destinations by air, road, sea and rail.
An enticing mix of cities, rural and coastal areas ensure unbeatable quality of education, health, housing, culture, food and leisure.
The Heart of the South West Soft Landing service offers grants and support for familiarisation visits, relocation costs and investor growth.