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The Humber Enterprise Zones supports growth in ports, logistics and renewables and is a key tool in achieving regions ambition to become a leading national and international centre for low carbon energy.



The Enterprise Zone sites were designated in two tranches in 2012 and 2016 and comprise more than 40 employment sites in the Humber Region, with individual sites of up to 290ha. These sites constitute the key strategic sites around the Humber Estuary and are in close proximity to key strategic infrastructure such as ports, motorways, airports and motorways on both banks of the Humber Estuary.

Find out more about our Enterprise Zones in our latest progress report, you can download this here: EZ Status Log June 2021

Investor Incentives

UK Government Incentives for investors on Enterprise Zones have now elapsed. However some local incentives may still be available. Please contact Phil Glover, Business Programme Manager ( for information.

Investment on Enterprise Zones

As of the 5th March 2021, 47 companies had located on sites with Enterprise Zone allocation across the Humber since their inception, creating 1806 jobs on the sites.

Key Investments on EZ sites include:

Company Type of Invesment Level of Investment Enterprise Zone
Siemens Gamesa Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing £310m Alexandra Dock
Orsted Offshore Wind O&M Activities £14m Port of Grimsby 2
Croda Global Logistics Hub £7m Goole Junction 36
Siemens Mobility Rail Rolling Stock Manufacture £40 Goole Junction 36
Arco Head Office £16m Former Bonus Site
Hull City Council Hull Venue – Events Arena £36m Osborne Street Site