Ards and North Down business support



Ards and North Down Borough Council is located in the east of Northern Ireland. The area has modern infrastructure, direct access to an international airport and a major port, and has strong road and rail links to Belfast, which makes it attractive for new or growing businesses.

The main urban centres in the council area are:

  • Bangor
  • Comber
  • Donaghadee
  • Holywood
  • Newtownards

This guide is for businesses who are thinking about starting up or expanding in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area. It includes an economic profile of the area and details of business advice and support.

Free business support

Access free business support from Ards and North Down Borough Council. If you're a budding entrepreneur just starting out, are looking to grow your business, or are planning to scale up, industry experts will provide tailored support and guidance to help you achieve your business goals.

Complete a short enquiry form or call 0800 027 0639 to register for this free support service.

  • Start a business Helpline
    0800 027 0639