Land and Expand

We want your business up and running as quickly as possible when you arrive in Walsall. The Council and its partners aim to make it as easy as possible for you to find the right property, people and suppliers to make your opening in Walsall a success. Assistance can include:


Site development – business-friendly planning service offering expertise in utilising delivery partnerships and delivery structures to facilitate the development process, fast-track planning and Enterprise Zone incentives on selected sites and a proactive approach to creating the physical conditions required for development.


Supply chain development – host or attend ‘Meet the Buyer’ events or use the Think Walsall or Black Country Bullet tools to develop your local supply chain; local suppliers can act quickly, increasing speed to market, and remain agile.


Recruitment – support for recruitment campaigns using the borough-wide network of jobshops to ensure you find the right people for your business.


Training – support and financial assistance from Walsall Works to employ apprentices, access training opportunities through our two OFSTED outstanding colleges – Walsall College and Walsall Adult and Community College – and design bespoke training programmes through the Black Country Skills Factory.


Employee Relocation – assistance to find residential accommodation for key employees who are migrating with you when you relocate into Walsall.