Running a business in Tamworth

Whether you’re starting out, growing or well established, members of our economic development and regeneration team are here to help with free advice on many aspects of running a business in Tamworth, including how to get started, grant funding, training and skills, planning, licenses and more.

Support and funding for start-ups

Starting a business can be both exciting and challenging. There’s lots of useful information about starting a business and writing a business plan on the government website.

In addition, there are various organisations in Tamworth, Staffordshire and the West Midlands which offer support and grants for new businesses.

For example:

Support and funding for growing businesses

There are also various schemes that more established businesses might be able to take advantage of.

This includes things like mentoring programmes, sector specific training and development, help with recruitment, upskilling and accessing new markets.

For example:

You can find more help and support available on our business support schemes page.

Finding business premises in Tamworth

Tamworth Borough Council owns a variety of business premises across Tamworth, including industrial, office and a small number of retail.

Industrial: Total of 37 units at 204.4 or 408.8 square metres on Amington Industrial Estate, plus nine modern single storey workshop units ranging in size from 54.8 to 110 square metres. There’s also Tamworth Business Centre, made up of 29 warehouse/workshop units in a variety of sizes.

Office: Affordable serviced offices for small businesses at Tamworth Enterprise Centre, including meeting space and virtual offices. We are currently developing a second enterprise hub on the site of the former Tamworth Co-operative Society.

Retail: Total of 44 various lock-up retail properties based across 11 local shopping areas across the borough. We also own 18 retail units in the town centre of various sizes.

Our asset management team can help you locate available council-owned units, business premises or offices.

All other premises across the town are owned by private landlords. Please contact local estate agents and commercial estate and lettings pages for availability.

More information for businesses

There are many other things to consider when setting up or growing a business. Please visit the links below for more areas that Tamworth Borough Council can support with, and if there’s anything else you need, get in touch with our team and we’ll help if we can.

Tel: 01827 709709