Wakefield first is a public and private sector led strategic organisation responsible for attracting inward investment, supporting trade, and raising the profile of the Wakefield district. Our predominant motivations are sustainable economic growth, job creation and promotion of the Wakefield district as a vibrant, dynamic and competitive region with global aspirations.

Wakefield Business Week 2018 in a nutshell


Wakefield Councils' new Economic Strategy

Wakefield Council has launched its new Economic Strategy to create more successful people, businesses and places throughout the district.

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Economic Strategy

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B38 Group’s cleaning services division wins £2m of new contracts in first quarterB38 Group’s cleaning …
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West Yorkshire Combined Authority calls for rail investmentWest Yorkshire Combined Authority calls for rail investment The …
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Seven West Yorkshire projects backedSeven West Yorkshire projects backed Funding support for seven developments designed to …
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Approval for stadium and shopping centreApproval for stadium and shopping centre Planning permission has been granted for a …
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