Business Overview

Assistance available through the Council’s Growth Team includes:

•  Sector specific networking opportunities

•  Property matching service

•  Relocation support

•  Skills, training  & recruitment assistance

•  Signposting to sources of business support

•  Economic & Social data

SBICStockport Business & Innovation Centre (SBIC)

The Growth Team also has modern flexible workspace at Houldsworth Mill Business & Arts Centre and Stockport Business & Innovation Centre based in Broadstone Mill. This workspace offers SME’s the opportunity to locate in a supportive environment.

Investing in Stockport …

Stockport Council are committed to ensuring the town continues to develop and has launched its ambitious ‘Investing in Stockport’ programme that will see key regeneration projects progressed and the ways services are delivered reformed.

Regeneration of Stockport …

Regenaration projects include the £145 million development of Stockport Exchange, a new high quality office and hotel scheme opposite Stockport railway station; Redrock Stockport a new town centre leisure development and the rejuvenation of the important Marketplace and Underbanks area to create a vibrant hub for independent retailers and creative industries.

Stockport Economic Alliance (SEA) …

With its private sector partners in Stockport Economic Alliance, the Council has set out an Economic Development Strategy for Stockport. The Strategy has at its heart a vision to see Stockport build on its position as a key business location and provide an ideal environment within which to start, grow and locate a business.  Whilst also ensuring all residents and businesses have the skills and opportunities to access the benefits this growth will offer.

Stockport Economic Alliance:

Key People
Helen Walters Growth Manager SMBC
John Booth SBIC Centre Manager
Tony Corcoran Incubator Director

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