Black Country

Be part of the Black Country: Be part of our success story

Benefiting from significant increases in foreign and domestic investment over recent years, the Black Country is a success story that continues to o er lucrative growth potential and was recognised as one of the top five cost-effective regions in the UK by fDi Magazine

Home to more than 1.1 million people and over 33,000 businesses, the Black Country comprises the boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall and the City of Wolverhampton.

Strategic Centre Regeneration

With £2 billion of investment planned, a wealth of opportunities exist across the Black Country’s strategic centres.

The City of Wolverhampton is undergoing a major transformation with £1 billion of investment either on site or planned in the city centre alone.

Strategic regeneration continues to redefine the wider Black Country, with a pipeline of a further £1 billion of investment across West Bromwich, Walsall and Dudley town centres; building on the success of the Black Country.

High Value Manufacturing City

The Black Country’s HVM City is the development programme driving the advancement of the world-class design, manufacturing and engineering opportunities that exist in the region.

HVM City will add over £1 billion to the economy, bring forward over 150 hectares of land for high value manufacturing and create over 25,000 jobs. HVM City will create the perfect economic conditions for high value manufacturers to thrive through investment in world leading people, businesses and places.

Black Country Garden City

The Black Country LEP, the Homes and Communities Agency and the four Black Country local authorities are working together to create a 21st century Garden City.

More than 45,000 new homes could be delivered over the next 10 years in what will be one of Britain’s biggest ever brown eld site regeneration programmes, covering more than 1,500 hectares.

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