Considering your future

The future of your business in Rossendale is exciting.

The local plan, which shapes the Valley until 2033, has over 30 hectares of employment plots for you to grow into and a further 3000 new homes for your employees earmarked.

The emerging local plan also protects sites in existing employment use and identifies the infrastructure required to support development within the Borough.

Read through the Council’s funding & support page to see how your business can benefit.

By 2033, the Rossendale economy will show strong and sustainable growth, with improved connectivity as a ‘bridge’ in to Lancashire from Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire. The Invest in Rossendale brand will be firmly established within the business community, attracting growth sector businesses to our employment sites with access to a skilled labour supply, creating well paid jobs for local residents. Rossendale will be known in the sub-region and beyond for its Adrenaline Valley offer and cultural experiences. Residents will have improved life chances and achieved greater economic success through the provision of enhanced employment, skills and educational opportunities. Rawtenstall, Bacup and Haslingden will be well known regionally for their unique offers and be strong destinations for shoppers and visitors.