and Highbridge MP praises Enterprise Centre's growth
Enterprise Centre's achievements in helping to drive new enterprise
and business growth have been commended this week by the town's
During a day to celebrate economic development in Somerset, MP
James Heappey visited the centre to see the progress there so
He told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This is a fantastic centre with
outstanding, flexible facilities which allow small businesses
to grow at their own rate with minimal financial risk."
broadband has certainly made a huge difference to businesses in
the area, with upload and download speeds of 50mb."
am delighted to see this centre thriving, having a positive impact
on Somersets economy, and continuing to deliver valuable
training and workshops."
centre opened in March this year as the fifth business hub from
Somerset County Council, managed by Somerset Enterprise Centres.
aims to champion high-growth enterprises and investment, inspiring
new business to put down their roots and growing businesses to
start their next chapter in the Burnham-On-Sea area.
Cllr David Hall, Somerset County Councils Cabinet Member
for Business and Inward Investment, said: "The Enterprise
Centre demonstrates our burning ambition for Somerset of
continued growth, innovation and investment in our county, and
bringing like-minded business brains together to seize opportunities.
We know Somerset has a great deal to offer to enterprise, and
the Highbridge Centre is an important component of that offer."
MacPhail, Highbridge Enterprise Centre Manager, added: "We
have a great vibe in the Centre, with such diverse companies,
from digital marketing, to an online school of scratch."
Enterprise Centres are passionate about helping to empower people,
not only to run a business, but be successful. We offer terms
that reduce their exposure to financial risk, and a package of
free business support, workshops and networking. A coffee here
often turns into a piece of business for someone!"
Tuesday 8th December the Centre is giving a Marketing Workshop
for small and start-up businesses between 10am and 4.30pm. For
more information about training and workshops available at the
Highbridge Enterprise Centre contact Jakki MacPhail on Jacqueline.MacPail@tedcltd.com
or phone 01278 550250.
£1.16m business enterprise centre opens its doors in Highbridge