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1. We’re on the UK, South West Coast, ideal for your European HQ
Having a UK base in Torbay enables you to benefit from competitive property & labour costs compared to London, the South-East & the Midlands, the low and reducing UK corporation tax rate and easy access to mainland Europe and its’ 500 million consumers.


2. Our infrastructure is first class
Being close to Exeter, Bristol & Newquay airports, 2½ hours from London by rail, 15 minutes from the M5 and high speed broadband throughout, you’ll always stay connected in Torbay.


3. Not only are we a fantastic coastal destination, our business climate is awesome too!
Just ask Gooch & Housego, Lumentum, Spirent, II-VI Laser Photonics, Dart Valley Systems, EFFECT Photonics, Nissha Medical Technologies and many other multinationals thriving in Torbay.


4. Network and connect with all of us
It’s not just us who gives you a warm welcome, the whole Torbay business community does too. With our network of business and industry forums and our valued Torbay Ambassadors we all want you to be here, you’re here to stay!


5. You’re important to us
We can offer free, confidential investor services such as our Torbay Touchdown programme, support from Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HoSW LEP) and Department for International Trade (DIT) to make it easy to locate, grow and expand in Torbay.


Funding boost for Paignton Town Centre

Paignton is now amongst a small number of places across the UK to receive revenue funding of £150,000 from the Future High Streets Fund. […]

Planning approval for £11m hotel in central Torquay

Torbay Council, working collaboratively with Whitbread, Premier Inn’s parent company, has successfully secured planning permission for a new 120-bedroom Premier Inn hotel and in-house […]

High Potential Opportunity in the Heart of the South West

The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership with support from partners at TDA have won a competitive bid to promote the area’s […]

Molendotech reaches North American markets with Torbay trade bursary

Molendotech Limited have recently returned from the University of North Carolina Water Microbiology Conference where they introduced their new product, Siren. The life sciences […]


The facilities at Paignton Academy look fantastic.

Retractable seating, a sports hall, 4k projector and brand new kitchen have all just been installed.


Projects like this will really help improve the outcomes and attainment of young people in Torbay.



On 7 October, work will start on the cliff at the rear of the Old Toll House on #Torquay seafront ahead of the property’s #redevelopment.

TDA is working with Venus to redevelop this iconic building and bring the Old Toll House back into use.

#development #investment #Torbay

#torbay businesses ensure you get #Brexit ready. A series of events listed here Register to keep informed.

Great news. Today marked the practical completion of the new Oxen Cove Jetty at Brixham. This will help support the shellfish sector. Thanks to EMFF @EU_Commission & @Torbay_Council for funding & also to @TorbayTDA & @TMSMaritime for delivery on time & within budget #Torbay

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