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Welcome to the

Swindon & Wiltshire LEP

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The Fundamentals


Who we are

Find out about the LEP, our vision and meet our Board.

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Birds eye view of SWLEP

What we do

Championing local growth with responsibility towards the community

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Making decisions

Board structure and governance framework

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Our Finances

Where do we get our funding from and what do we spend it on

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Board Director Recruitment

We are looking for new directors to join our board.  We are a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.  We have public, private and voluntary sector directors.  We are looking for additional directors from the private and voluntary sectors. More than three-quarters of our directors come from these sectors.

We are looking for people with experience of operating at a senior level in their organisation. We pride ourselves on debate before decisions and so are looking for people who can analyse information, understand potential implications, listen to the views of others and ensure they are active contributors to the discussion.

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Annual Report 2021/2022

The start of the financial year saw the incremental easing of restrictions as the government introduced its pathway to living with COVID-19, aligned to its vaccine roll-out programme. 2021/22 was also an important year for government policy announcements set against the backdrop of its Build Back Better: our Plan for Growth report published in March 2021. We welcomed the publication of the UK Hydrogen Strategy and UK Innovation Strategy and continued to focus significantly on Net Zero. Find out more about the last year and what's in store for the future here in Swindon and Wiltshire.

Download the 2021/2022 Annual Report.


iCAST project launches at Swindon Carriage Works

Our Strategic Objectives



A well connected, reliable and resilient transport system supporting economic development growth at key locations is at the heart of our strategy

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Digital Capability

Excellence in digital connectivity and transformation to achieve business growth, innovative public services and influence societal change

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Skills and Talent

Nurturing an appropriately-skilled and competitive workforce to achieve our growth ambitions whilst providing world-class opportunities

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People and skills

Business Development

To strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium sized businesses whilst attracting a significant foreign and domestic investment in the area

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What we have achieved

Full Business Case Approved
Salisbury River Park
Flood alleviation/ River Corridor improvements

Investment: £18,900,000

Wiltshire College Salisbury
Refurbishment and a new build extension for Wiltshire College's Salisbury campus for Construction, Engineering a new Life Science curriculum and a Hig...

Investment: £14,830,000

Growth Hub website

A place for your business to grow

The Growth Hub is an exciting new online community developed exclusively for the businesses of Swindon and Wiltshire. The Hub directs you to a wide range of impartial business support and advice, as well as providing valuable insights, access to events, specialist programmes and funding to help your business thrive.

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