We can help

Our Corporate Plan sets out our vision, and our priorities, one of which is supporting growth in the  economy with a focus on working with partners and supporting initiatives that create jobs, increase  regeneration, tourism, business growth and inward investment.

We have studied our offer to investors in real detail. Our difference in being an Island can offer your business real advantages.

Matthew Hill
Matthew Hill
Inward Investment, Isle of Wight Council
Matthew is a member of the Economic Development team and works directly with investors and many local businesses.

The team also works closely with colleagues in the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership.

The team provides a comprehensive service for businesses considering relocating or expanding or investors seeking commercial development opportunities.


  • Identify suitable business premises, sites and development opportunities
  • Provide tailored information on skills, industry strengths, the local economy and living in the Solent area
  • identify grants and possible sources of funding
  • Provide support with training and recruitment
  • Provide information on supply chain linkages, transport and logistics
  • Provide business support and support with the planning process
  • Make introductions to local business networks and local authority contacts

We understand that each investor has individual needs and we can provide tailored assistance and support to meet your needs.


If you need further help please contact the team:

+44 (0)1983 823633