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Warrington & Co. brings together the private and public sector to promote economic development and physical regeneration in Warrington, under the guidance of a private sector-led board.
We are located at The Base, a 50,000 sq ft grade ‘A’ office building in the town centre’s emerging central business district, developed by Warrington & Co. on behalf of Warrington Borough Council to meet demand from ambitious SMEs for high quality business space.
Warrington & Co. is Warrington’s urban regeneration partnership. Its function is to steer and monitor the implementation of the regeneration framework, “Warrington Means Business” as well as providing a forum for all the key agencies involved in regeneration in the town – both public and private sector – to co-ordinate their activities.
The Warrington & Co. team comprises three distinct work streams:
- Project Development leads on all the major development and regeneration projects within the Warrington Means Business programme. The team are skilled in delivering complex development schemes and work in partnership with private sector organisations.
- Property & Estates Management are responsible for the Council’s land and property portfolio, including commercial transactions to maximise the financial return and provide an enhanced revenue stream for the Council.
- The Business Growth Team provide a range of business support services both direct and in partnership with local agencies, promoting inward investment, PR and marketing, and business networking. The team also co-ordinate the Local Employment offer, providing business with support for recruitment and training, and driving the skills agenda.
Overall the creation of new business districts, sustainable neighbourhoods, better transport and IT connectivity, and support for business growth form an ambitious economic and social development programme for Warrington that will ensure the town builds on its successes and continues to enhance its regional role.