Business in Wrexham

When we think of successful industry here in Wrexham we tend to think of the Wrexham Industrial Estate – one of the largest in the UK but there’s several more dotted around the county borough.

One of these is in Ruabon – The Vauxhall Industrial Estate – and it’s fast becoming home to a variety of industries

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“So who’s there?”

In Zone one we find Brother Industries (UK) Ltd., Valentines Travel Solutions Ltd., Tomlinson’s Dairies Ltd – Distribution, Fourways Furnishings, Amberon Traffic Management, Link Powder Coating and Metal Finishing, Fry Fresh Edible Oils Ltd., Ruabon Fitness Centre and Ceramtec.

In Zone 2 there’s Clwyd Spares and Repair Ltd., Molly’s Cafe, BT Garage Tyres and Auto Care, Wrexham Apple Repairs, Wizard of Pawz, Big Padlock Ltd, Thompson Coating Solutions, Flint Group, The House Nameplate Company, Elite Graphics UK Ltd, Sutureds Ltd, AE Sewing Machines, Advance Spares Ltd and Steel Physiotherapy.

They all provide employment for over 600 local people and they have all got together recently to buy the sign shown at the top of this article.

They have formed a Forum to share ideas and will soon be launching their own social media accounts.

“Business Support is Available”

The Council supports the businesses there with a Business Support Officer from its Business Investment Team. This is a department that helps businesses across the county borough, and those looking to locate to Wrexham, with things such as identifying a location, setting up a business, marketing advice, establishing supply chains, marketing and research, identifying and facilitating networking opportunities, signposting to funding, supporting digital expertise, training and legislation and helping to future proof employment opportunities.

There are around 11,000 businesses in the county and all are able to access this support and guidance.

The team is based in Redwither Tower on the industrial estate and you can contact them on 01978 667300.

“Working together to promote themselves”

Cllr David A Bithell, Local Member for the area is part of the forum group working with local businesses said: “I was very impressed with the amount of businesses that are thriving in my area and it’s great to see them working together to promote themselves individually and as a business community.”

Cllr Terry Evans, Lead Member for Economic Development and Regeneration, said: “There’s lots of enterprising companies in Wrexham and its great to see another Industrial Estate thriving with the support of our Business Investment Team.”

Are you looking for business premises or hoping to expand to a bigger unit? If so our Business Investment Team would love to hear from you and you’d be surprised just how much help they can give with advice and support. Just pick up the phone and give them a call 01978 667300 or email business@wrexham.gov.uk

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