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Inspiring and innovating our partners and stakeholders

A range of partners and stakeholders from across the public, business, health and education sectors gathered at Aerospace Bristol on Friday for our Innovate & Inspire – South Gloucestershire Council Conference 2018. Delegates were given an insight and overview into our current work and key projects through keynote presentations from speakers including Cllr Toby Savage,  Continue Reading » ...

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Swedish Bank Agrees Lease at South Gloucestershire Site

Swedish bank Handselbanken has agreed a ten-year lease on a recently-refurbished space at Aztec West near Bristol. The bank is taking 2,590 sq ft on the ground floor of the two-storey 2540 Aztec West at a rent of £54,390 per annum. Handelsbanken was founded in Sweden in 1871 and began operations in the UK in  Continue Reading » ...

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Local Industrial Strategy

On 15 October 2018, we held the first of our Grand Challenge workshops to inform the West of England’s Local Industrial Strategy. We were pleased to have had so much interest in the workshop from the business community – in fact the event was fully booked. If you would like to provide feedback on Clean  Continue Reading » ...

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South Gloucestershire Annual Business Forum [SME’s Breakfast]

Thursday 6th December 2018 South Gloucestershire Council would like to invite you to our 8th annual business forum breakfast, taking place at Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emersons Green (breakfast from 7.30am for 8am start & 9.30am finish). The annual business forum breakfast forum will focus on small or medium sized enterprises (SME’s) and include a  Continue Reading » ...

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Our Investment Offer

Urban Yet Rural Both the first and second crossing of the River Severn lie within South Gloucestershire and the area is well served by both motorway and rail links. The district has a rich natural and cultural heritage and is an area of diversity and contrast, with a variety of communities, characterised by the special  Continue Reading » ...

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Construction Company Opens up South Gloucestershire Office

A construction company has opened up an office in South Gloucestershire as it looks to expand. Stepnell, which currently operates in Central and Southern England, has opened up at Aztec West business park. The move follows the recent opening of new regional offices in Birmingham and Southampton which are supporting the 151-year-old firm’s growth strategy.  Continue Reading » ...

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CFMS, NVIDIA and Cray at the Autumn Deep Learning Workshop

Tuesday 20 November | 08:45 – 17:00 | Bristol and Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green, BS16 7FR Join CFMS, Cray and NVIDIA at the Deep Learning Workshop, 20th November 2018. Targeted towards senior decision makers and technical staff, the event will combine insight and hands on training for organisations looking to solve challenging problems through  Continue Reading » ...

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Purple Tuesday – 13th November

‘Purple Tuesday’ will take place on Tuesday 13 November. The aim is to enable and encourage retailers across the country, and online to introduce new measures to make the shopping experience more inclusive and accessible for disabled customers. The initiative is being co-ordinated by the disability organisation Purple and has been endorsed by the government.  Continue Reading » ...

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Bristol Robotics Laboratory hosts Commons select committee

Members of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee visited Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) to discuss future opportunities in the UK’s robotics industry. Four Members of Parliament from the committee toured facilities at the laboratory on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus yesterday and met BRL’s Director, Professor Chris Melhuish. The MPs, led by Chair Rachel  Continue Reading » ...

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Hitachi hires Wood, Atkins and KBR to build Wylfa nuclear project

Hoping to start construction in 2020, Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe has appointed three companies to help it build the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant on Anglesey in Wales. The plant is being built by another subsidiary, Horizon Nuclear Power, for which Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe will act as the architect and engineer, and will supply  Continue Reading » ...

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Locate to Emersons Green

Locate to Emersons Green

An excellent new enterprise area that provides the environment, space, flexibility and support for science, research and innovation businesses to locate, flourish, grow.

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Locate to Filton

Locate to Filton

A world-class area rich in aerospace technology, manufacturing and engineering. Thanks to unlocked development land, invest in your business on a reputation of excellence.

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Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

With a strategic location and immense development area, Avonmouth Severnside is a prime location for businesses thinking big and operating nationally or internationally.

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