East Suffolk has four of strategically important employment sites which are part of the New Anglia - Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone. The scheme is a joint venture between New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, Suffolk County Council, Norfolk County Council, East Suffolk Council and Great Yarmouth Borough Council, with a focus on growing energy related businesses and creating high skilled jobs. Since 2013 the scheme has attracted £44.5million of public and private sector investment across East Suffolk by providing new premises which attract small, medium and large businesses. To date the scheme has supported 30 business and created over 900 jobs.
Each site has access to broadband and a simplified planning process for development. Business support is also available from the New Anglia Growth Hub who will be able to advise on potential grants and financial aid available.
The 4 Enterprise Zone sites in East Suffolk are:
The enterprise zone at South Lowestoft Industrial Estate (SLIE) is 20.3ha in total size, with Phoenix Enterprise Park making up 9 acres of this employment area. Phoenix Enterprise Park has 17 business units built on a purpose built development. 15 businesses have already taken advantage of the site ranging from manufacturing to mechanics. The units are brand new light industrial units built to a very high standard starting from 2,500sq ft, boasting super-fast broadband, 3 phase power supply, efficient LED lighting, electrical fittings and are fitted with an accessible/staff toilet.
Available property at SLIE:
At SLIE there is a range of development opportunities available. If you require further information please contact our Economic Regeneration team.
The enterprise zone at Mobbs way is 4.7ha of employment land and is ideal for small businesses or start-ups who are ready to take their next step to expanding their business. The site has been successful ever since it opened with a total of 32 units on site ranging from sizes 140sqm to 418sqm . There is a wide range of businesses operating from Mobbs way, from engineering to builders and media companies.
Available property at Mobbs Way:
At Mobbs way there is a range of development opportunities available. If you require further information please contact our Economic Regeneration team.
Ellough Enterprise Zone is a 17ha site with premises currently available. The enterprise zone offers occupiers flexibility with the ability to tailor a site to suit individual requirements with a bespoke solution, subject to agreement and planning.
At Ellough there is a range of development opportunities supporting a wide range of uses available. If you require further information please contact our Economic Regeneration team.
Available property at Ellough:
The 4.5ha site is situated within Lowestoft’s inner harbour, located to the South of Lake Lothing. The site can be accessed by the A12 via Waveney Drive and is surrounded by a mixture of residential, retail and office uses. This enterprise zone already accommodates a number of civic uses and is expected to provide further opportunities for office uses. The Development for the Gull Wing River Crossing will be taking place at Riverside and will be providing a key infrastructure improvement to Lowestoft.