Gloucester supports 68,000 jobs and 3,425 businesses and their economy and workforce are an important part of the Gloucestershire landscape, evidenced by high levels of in and out commuting. Large employers are more significant for the Gloucester economy with key sectors of manufacturing, energy, and finance and insurance services with high rates of economic participation
Gloucester has seen significant growth and investment within the last few years. To date, the city has secured over £700 million of private sector investment.
At Gloucester’s heart is a bourgeoning business community, comprising world-leading organisations, thriving start-ups and SMEs with strong sectors in advanced manufacturing, renewables, agritech, cybertech.
For an investor looking to invest in environmental technology, Gloucestershire offers a magnificent investment opportunity. The county has a strong base of businesses associated with nuclear, biomass, renewables and recycling. It also hosts prominent employers such as British Energy and BNFL Magnox.