Where we work: our 4 sub-regions

Yorkshire Forward is tasked with growing the economy of Yorkshire & Humber as a whole. However, we also have geographical offices; these help us to stay in touch with people and businesses at a more local level, and to maintain close working relationships with our partners.

Our offices are:

In this section, you can find out about the work of these local offices, which local authorities they work with, and how much we’re investing in each geographical area.

What we’re doing in the Humber geographical area

What we’re doing in the Humber geographical area

Yorkshire Forward is currently investing £118m in making the Humber sub-region a better place to live, work and invest. Find out about our local office there, and who we work with to achieve our objectives. More

What we’re doing in the North Yorkshire geographical area

What we’re doing in the North Yorkshire geographical area

Our North Yorkshire team is based at our offices in York, from where we manage our sub-regional strategy and interventions. We’re currently investing over £85m in North Yorkshire, helping to increase opportunities in rural and urban communities alike. More

What we’re doing in the South Yorkshire geographical area

What we’re doing in the South Yorkshire geographical area

Our priorities for South Yorkshire are urban & rural renaissance, business & priority-sector development, and connecting communities to new opportunities. We’re investing £80m a year to make it all happen… More

What we’re doing in the West Yorkshire geographical area

What we’re doing in the West Yorkshire geographical area

We invest £50m a year in the sub-region of West Yorkshire, from our regional office in Bradford. We work with a variety of partners to enhance the local rural and urban economies, and to provide opportunities for all. More

An economic overview
Find out how the economy is thriving in Yorkshire & Humber: our Chief Economist’s Unit has the inside track. GO!
Invest in our key sectors
Find out about our biggest industries and the support available to UK and international investors. GO!
Invest in Yorkshire & Humber
Find out what makes Yorkshire & Humber on of the top locations for foreign investment. GO!
Our cities
Discover the region’s five diverse and thriving cities—Leeds, Hull, Sheffield, York and Bradford. GO!
Our offices
Yorkshire Forward has offices throughout the region and in key overseas locations. GO!
Our policies
In this section, find out what we’re doing in Yorkshire & Humber to achieve our core objectives. GO!