Birmingham City Council

Economic Strategy

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This page contains links to economic strategies for Birmingham and the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Strategy for Growth: Delivering Growth.

Strategy for Growth: Delivering Growth
The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) have developed their Strategy for Growth to create jobs and grow the local economy. The strategy's vision is to establish greater Birmingham as the major driver of the UK economy outside London.

Download a copy of the Strategy for Growth

Developing Birmingham – an Economic Strategy for the City 2005-2015
The Strategy, attached below, was prepared for Birmingham City Council, with key partners, to provide a framework to support the future economic development and well-being of Birmingham.

The strategy provides a framework for future investment in the city. It is structured around four key areas:

  • Development and Investment
  • Creating a Skilled Workforce;
  • Fostering Business Development & Diversification;
  • Creating Sustainable Communities & Vibrant Urban Villages.

Making Things Happen – a Strategy for Manufacturing in Birmingham 2006-2015
The Strategy, developed with key partners, attached below,sets out a vision that by 2015 Birmingham will be a centre of manufacturing excellence, with companies fully exploiting technology and innovation to secure a competitive edge in global markets and to provide high quality employment for local people