Richmondshire District Council

Economic development action plan

We have a dedicated business and community team working to support businesses across the district.

Our economic development action plan has three main priorities:

Enabling opportunities for growth

Ensuring that we and our partners are doing all we can to stimulate growth and promote the area as a place for businesses. 

Supporting local businesses and tourism

Ensuring that the businesses in the district, small scale and within the tourism and service sectors, can thrive and grow.

Improving connectivity

Ensuring good connectivity in terms of transport as well as digitally to improve links between businesses, customers and the workforce.


To find out more, read our Economic Action Plan 2016-20

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