Welcome to the Manchester Enterprise Zone

Learn more about the Enterprise Zone

There are many benefits to investing in Manchester Enterprise Zone; it’s a great place to do business for both new and expanding firms. Offering over 200 acres of potential development space, it’s benefits include:

Up to 100% business rate discount worth up to £275,000 per business over a 5-year period.

Excellent connectivity to road, rail and air links, including Manchester Airport, the UK’s largest airport outside London.

Simplified local authority planning.

Government support to ensure that superfast broadband is rolled out throughout the zone.

Support from the Department for International Trade (DIT) for international business enquiries, and active encouragement from DIT and MIDAS to attract the best overseas companies to consider the UK, 2nd Manchester, as their global partner of choice.

Key Statistics
Since EZ designation in 2012