Lancashire Enterprise Zones

Four key development sites have combined into one dynamic, world-class and overarching investment destination – the Lancashire Enterprise Zones.

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Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone

Samlesbury is so much more than just a business park, it is a once in a generation opportunity to be part of a truly world class, leading edge collaborative environment.

It is a new, high-quality development providing business units from 2,500 sq ft to 350,000 sq ft on the UK’s newest Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing Park immediately adjacent to BAE Systems, one of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions companies.

Located in the heart of the largest cluster of aerospace production in the UK, with over 13,000 employees, it is part of a wider world class regional cluster accounting for more than a quarter of national production. Major employers in Lancashire also include Rolls Royce, Aircelle, Kaman, Senior, RLC and Magellan.

When fully developed, the Samlesbury Enterprise Zone will be a national centre of excellence for advanced engineering and manufacturing related companies in B1, B2 and B8 units ranging from manufacturing, specialist logistics and professional support services.

Focusing on new and emerging market opportunities, Samlesbury will be a leading centre for world-class research businesses and supply chain manufacturers; developing cutting edge technologies and advanced manufacturing processes.


BAE Systems

working in close partnership

Partnering with academic and industrial leaders we develop new technologies to support our future product strategies.

BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 82,500 people worldwide.

Our Military Air & Information business is based predominantly in the North of England and is the hub of our expertise in the design, manufacture and assembly of military combat aircraft and military training aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for our global customers.

We have a long history of being experts in the development, delivery and support of military aircraft and currently work on world-leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II.

Our people are dedicated to help safeguard and enhance our customers’ military capabilities

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