Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership – CW LEP

The driving force for economic growth in Coventry and Warwickshire – helping to create the right conditions for inward investment and business expansion.

Focusing on removing the barriers to growth, CW LEP secures and facilitates the distribution of Government funding and helps develop the skills and create the jobs that will fuel the region’s future prosperity.

Business led and fostering private and public sector co-operation , the LEP initiatives unite the region in a single purpose ... to create a successful, thriving economy within Coventry and Warwickshire.


Good businesses will always find a way to develop and grow

Brian Colquhoun, Yorkshire Bank

The importance of the public and private sector working together in Coventry and Warwickshire to carry out the LEP’s strategy is borne out in the funding given to private sector businesses

Cllr Ann Lucas, leader of Coventry City Council and LEP board director

High-skilled, high-value manufacturing and engineering should be a central part of our long-term future

David Cameron

Coventry & Warwickshire LEP has a high profile and very good connections at Westminster and we will be ensuring that lobbying continues

David Tucker, LEP Transport Focus Group

Engineering underpins every aspect of our lives. As the bridge between scientific discovery and commercial application, engineering feeds and clothes us and enables us to work, travel and communicate

Lord Browne, former CEO of BP

The CWLEP’s apprenticeship strategy was a key component of the skills strategy that we have just completed and encouraging employers to sign-up to the ‘Pledgeometer’ will be a step towards promoting economic growth and sustainable employment in the area

Marion Plant, CWLEP Skills Business and Employment Group