Business is thriving in Flintshire. Together with the neighbouring authority areas of Chester, Wrexham and Denbighshire, we form part of one of the most buoyant economic sub regions in the UK.
We are home to Airbus UK, the largest manufacturing plant in the UK and the Toyota UK engine plant, a European Centre of Excellence. As well as manufacturing we also have a growing IT and financial services sector and more recently the most successful offshore wind servicing and support centre on the west coast of Britain. Read more about investing in Flintshire.
We continue to support local businesses and people and are committed to a focused and co-ordinated approach to regeneration.
Use the links on the left to access advice and information about owning and running a business in Flintshire whether you are a new or existing business or are looking to relocate.
Flintshire County Council has introduced a roundabout sponsorship scheme.
Whether you are starting a new business, looking to expand, new to Flintshire or looking to re-locate, we have a range of information for you and your business.
Looking for a property or looking to market your property? Find out how we can help you. Includes details of Flintshire's business estates and commercial agents contact details.
The Centres are designed to encourage new business start-up development, growth and sustainability through confidential and tailored support via the on-site Business Development services
Health and safety is an important issue for everyone, but there are specific rules and regulations surrounding business that aim to make sure customers and employees are protected. This area aims to give some practical advice and information, as well as links to specific sites offering more in depth help.
Flintshire County Council has responsibility for licensing and monitoring a number of types of business activity conducted within the area. These activities range from placing a builder's skip on the highway to running a zoo.
Markets are a crucial component of town centres – bringing customers into the town, offering valuable business opportunities to traders, and adding energy and vitality.
Non-Domestic Rates or Business Rates as they are more commonly known are the means by which businesses and other users of Non-Domestic property contribute towards the costs of local authority services.
The service has a key role in supporting and developing a strong local economy, one which is dynamic and resilient to external change.
These pages provide information to companies wishing to supply, or who are currently providing the Council with goods and services.
As the ‘shop windows’ for the County and as vital providers of services and employment, town centres are critical to the perception and image of Flintshire as well as the focus of social and economic activity.
The Trading Standards Service promotes fair, safe and honest trading practices in Flintshire. We have a statutory duty to enforce a wide range of consumer laws and to provide help and advice to businesses and consumers.