Levelling Up is here, breathing new life into businesses all over Wales.

The UK Government is investing £2.5 billion in Levelling Up projects for local people and businesses across Wales.

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Giving businesses more room to grow – UK Shared Prosperity Fund

Investment from the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund aims to achieve growth across all regions in Wales, providing opportunities for communities and businesses and giving local people access to new jobs and training. Funding is helping businesses expand, from getting more floorspace to hiring more staff.

Navigating businesses to new opportunities – Anglesey and Celtic Freeports

Freeports are special areas within the UK’s borders where different economic regulations apply, such as tax and customs reliefs. The Anglesey and Celtic Freeports will give businesses the chance to grow and all the tools they need to trade with the world, whilst investing in sustainable energy and supporting the generation of around 20,000 new jobs.

New routes to success – Cardiff Crossrail

New transport links between Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Central, funded by UK Government, will give businesses easier access to the city centre and the wider region. The investment will act as a catalyst for the wider Crossrail scheme that seeks to boost connectivity across the region, including linking with the proposed Cardiff East Station at Newport Road.

Levelling Up logo shown pinned to a photo of Cardiff train station

Engineering new opportunities for small businesses – HiVE

The new HiVE engineering campus in Ebbw Vale, funded by UK Government, will train more people in Wales, helping small businesses attract top talent and creating more business opportunities than ever before. It will enable 600 learners to study and experience advanced engineering and offer a range of technology awareness programmes.

Levelling Up logo shown pinned to a photo of Ebbw Vale

Find news, information and advice from the government on starting or growing your business in Wales.

Find out how some of the UK Government’s investment programmes, including the Levelling Up Fund and Community Ownership Fund, have been supporting projects across Wales.

Other Levelling Up Projects in Wales