Guide

County Londonderry business support

Introduction

County Londonderry, situated in the North West of Northern Ireland, offers several benefits for new businesses, or for those who want to expand into the area.

Derry~Londonderry is the main city in the county. It is the second largest urban centre in Northern Ireland and has also a deep-water port on the River Foyle located at Lisahally. A fast-growing regional technology corridor from Londonderry to County Donegal is based around the city.

The region has economic ties with the USA, the UK and Europe, and is attracting a growing number of local businesses and inward investors, specifically in financial services, shared service centres, contact centres and software engineering.

This guide is for Northern Ireland businesses who want to expand into County Londonderry, or to start up there. It gives an overview of the region's commercial profile, and covers the support, networks and information available.

Free business start-up support

Access free start-up business support from your local council. Contact them to get one-to-one advice from a business advisor and tailored guidance to develop your business plan.