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Doing business in Bridgend County Borough

Bridgend County Borough sits conveniently between the cities of Swansea and Cardiff on the M4 corridor. It benefits from almost 30 business parks and over 4,000 VAT or PAYE registered businesses.

The area accommodates thriving housing developments, major chain supermarkets and restaurants. It is home to a number of major global businesses such as Ford, Sony UK, Rockwool and CGI.

Specific sectors operating in the area include advanced materials and manufacturing, life sciences and construction. Subsectors such as ICT software and hardware, automotive, medical equipment and recycling also exist locally.

Bridgend College offers courses in building and construction, engineering and business. The University of South Wales, Swansea and Cardiff Universities are easily accessible, giving employers the potential to source skilled employees and apprentices.

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