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The Vision

Growing Mid Wales Ambition 

Our ambition is for Mid Wales to take full advantage of the opportunities available to create and support economic and social growth. By overcoming its challenges, Mid wales can become a fairer, smarter region that can address its productivity challenge.

Our Vision for Mid Wales in 2035

By 2035, Mid Wales will be:

"An enterprising and distinctive region delivering economic growth driven by innovation, skills, connectivity and more productive jobs supporting prosperous and bilingual communities"

Through collaborative and integrated working, we will build on our unique assets to ensure that the region's economy is recognised by the following characteristics:

ENTERPRISING - Open for business, new and old. A place to start and grow enterprise to enhance regional productivity with a good quality of life.

SKILLED - A skilled and flexible labour market supported by academic and vocational learning that responds to industry demands that reverses current population trends.

INNOVATIVE - A test bed for innovation, developing new products and processes capitalising on existing research and industry strengths and creating new/strengthening existing industrial clusters.

CONNECTED - A fully connected region, unlocking its economic potential driving business growth and innovation and improving social and labour mobility.

PRODUCTIVE - A strong, productive economy providing the right conditions for business to generate better quality, higher paid jobs alongside better employment opportunity.

PROSPEROUS - A regional economy that is rooted in fairness and equality of opportunity with accessible training and employment pathways.

DISTINCTIVE - A region with a unique natural and cultural landscape & heritage, offering an exceptional quality of life and potential to lead UK decarbonisation and clean growth.


Strategic Growth Priorities

Eight Strategic Growth Priorities were identified within the Vision document which focus on the main strengths and opportunities to improve the economy of Mid Wales.

Growing Mid Wales Strategic Growth Priorities petals

You can read the Vision for Growing Mid Wales Strategic Economic Plan & Growth Deal Roadmap via the link below: 

A vision for growing mid Wales (PDF) [2MB]


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