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Business in Saltash

Inward Investment - Why invest in Saltash?

Saltash is positioned at the gateway between Devon and Cornwall. The town is directly linked to the main A38 road that to the east becomes the Devon Expressway and the M5 motorway, as well as taking you west in to the heart of Cornwall. The close proximity of the city of Plymouth additionally provides you with air and sea links. Saltash also sits on the main Penzance to London rail line.

Entrepreneurs are quick to recognise the abundant advantages of being located in South East Cornwall, including:

  • The availability of grants as it is one of the few parts of the country to have Assisted Area Status
  • A wide range of premises at competitive terms to suit all requirements
  • A loyal, flexible and hard working labour force
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A pleasant environment with the opportunity to enjoy a good quality of life. Its popularity as a holiday destination is testament to the area's beautiful coast and countryside.

When you combine these assets with today's improved technology and communications they form a solid basis for sustainable growth.

Population growth in South East Cornwall between 1981 and 1997 was 17.5%. People who recognise the attractiveness of the area as a place to live and work account for much of this increase.

From 1991 to 1997 the district had the highest rate of employment growth of any part of Cornwall - up 37%; one of the most impressive areas of employment growth being manufacturing.

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