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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, Oclaro, Spirent, II-VI Laser Photonics, Dart Valley Systems, EFFECT Photonics 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.


Palomar Technologies Expands Footprint in Europe through Partnership with EPIC

Palomar Technologies, a global leader in delivering total process solutions for advanced photonics and microelectronic device packaging, announced today it is partnering with the […]

Global leader Queensgate Instruments to move to EPIC

Queensgate Instruments (a brand of Prior Scientific) will be one of the founder tenants at EPIC, securing 50% of the ground floor of the […]

Molendotech receives trade bursary support to target US growers

Moledotech Ltd will receive TDA International Trade Bursary to support their ambitions to export to international markets. Encouraging more Torbay companies to identify new […]

New operator to invest in iconic Paignton Harbour building

St Austell Brewery chosen as the new operator of the Harbour Light restaurant on Paignton Harbour. The Harbour Light restaurant has over 5,000ft² of […]


Really exciting to see the Hi Tech & #Digital Centre @SDCHiTech in full with the hoardings removed. Landscaping begins! Great progress from @MidasGroupUk. Looking forward to September opening! @HeartofSWLEP @WestonFdn @sdcollege @UCSouthDevon @WhatsonSW @TorbayTDA @GrowExeter

We are thrilled to have Queensgate Instruments sign up to EPIC. Securing such a high profile tenant shows the ambitions of the Centre.

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