Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City Plymouth has a strong reputation for marine science based on generations of maritime heritage. Major advanced engineering and marine employers include Babcock International, Brittany Ferries, Kawasaki, Fine Tubes Ltd and Princess Yachts supported by the world-class University of Plymouth Marine Institute. Other industry strengths include business services, creative industries and medical and healthcare, led by Plymouth University and the Peninsula Radiology Academy.

Good quality, affordable business premises are on average 35% cheaper here than in the South East and, with a plentiful and diverse range of sites and premises available, Plymouth City Council will help you find one that suits.Plymouth is 1 of the top 10 locations in the country for superfast coverage, ahead of Bristol and Cardiff.

Plymouth ranks 3rd for its quality of life against 20 of Britain’s largest cities and provides over 110,000 jobs, offers highly-skilled, low-cost labour, and a significant pipeline of graduates from Plymouth University (the 9th largest in the UK). Parts of Plymouth have Assisted Area status, so businesses are able to access higher levels of funding.

Oceansgate occupies 350,000m2 adjacent to Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth. One of the largest dockyards in Europe, it provides a unique complex of office and industrial buildings and docks for commercial use. It has direct deep water access to the English Channel and an unrivalled location for a wide range of marine businesses. Development of office and industrial space for marine and advanced manufacturing companies is already underway. Further developments will include access to deep-water docks and jetties and a Marine Technology Centre. For further information please click here.

For further information, please contact Plymouth City Council

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