Samlesbury Enterprise Zone

Co-locate with your customers

The easiest way to grow your business, increase your sales and reduce distribution costs. Enterprise Zones are establishing themselves as the driving force of local economies as they unlock key development sites, consolidate infrastructure, attract business and create jobs.

A straightforward planning process

Need a new building to meet your business needs?
Simplified planning rules could save you time and money.

Simplified planning through Local Development Orders that grant planning permission for certain development (such as new industrial buildings or changing how existing buildings are used) within specified areas.

Business-ready infrastructure

Superfast broadband, easy access to transport links, and a local highly skilled labour pool.

What benefits does the Enterprise Zone offer?

Businesses that locate on the Enterprise Zone can access a number of benefits:

  • Samlesbury Enterprise Zone benefits from a Masterplan and Local Development orders to simplify the planning process.
  • Superfast – Broadband will be available on site.


Attracting Inward Investment

Nationally, Enterprise Zones are helping to attract more investment into the country, bringing jobs and businesses, delivering long-term, sustainable growth based on cutting-edge technology and enterprise.

Businesses are clustering around centres of excellence in key sectors including here at Samlesbury, part of Lancashire Enterprise Zones.

Since 2012 enterprise zones have attracted over £2.4 billion pounds of private sector investment, building world class business facilities and transport links and have attracted nearly 24,000 jobs.