Colchester Economic Development Strategy 2022 - 2025

The Colchester Economic Growth Strategy 2022 - 2025:

  • highlights the key assets and challenges of Colchester’s economy
  • sets out our vision and priorities, along with principal objectives
  • explains the thinking behind some of our aspirations
  • provides case studies to illustrate the type of work we will encourage to achieve our priorities
  • highlights the factors that influence us
  • describes how we will work with partners

The strategy supports four themes:

People:

Supporting inclusive economic growth by encouraging business innovation, helping local workforces develop the skills needed for future opportunities, and championing the Real Living Wage.

Partnerships:

Engaging widely with partners and anchor institutions at the local, regional, national and international level to help Colchester capitalise on new opportunities for economic growth, jobs and infrastructure.

Place:

Using our resources, knowledge, assets and connections to leverage inward investment in the City, and facilitate improved infrastructure, including digital infrastructure.

Planet:

Working with partners to improve our local environment, speed up the decarbonisation of the Colchester economy and reduce the environmental impact of business activities.

The documents

Page last reviewed: 13 May 2024