Penzance is a town steeped in creative and maritime heritage. The home of St Michael’s Mount, Penzance is situated beside one of the most beautiful and visually striking stretches of British coastline – making it a destination for those seeking creative inspiration, for hundreds of years.
The town has changed a lot over the years, but one of the most exciting transformations in its long history is taking place right now. Today, a burgeoning digital and creative sector, greater freedom to work from anywhere, and major redevelopment funding are ushering in a new era for the town.
Thanks to major steps forward in technology and connectivity, more people and businesses than ever before are seizing the opportunity to live and work somewhere that truly fulfills them – both personally and professionally.
With a rich lifestyle offering, all the benefits of an incredible coastline and natural landscape, and everything you need to operate and grow a successful business today, there’s no better place to do that than Penzance.
A town in transformation In late 2019, Penzance was selected to bid for up to £25 million of UK Town Deal funding. Throughout 2020, the town submitted its plans for how this funding will be spent, building an exciting vision of the town from 2021 onwards.
Complete physical and digital connectivity. Living and working in Penzance gives you the space and freedom to think and be at your creative and innovative best. But that doesn’t mean being disconnected from the rest of the physical or digital world.
Miles of working coastline – with a very bright horizon Penzance’s iconic coastline is one of the most striking parts of the town’s surrounding landscape. But today, it’s so much more than just a beautiful sight. From Mount’s Bay to Newlyn, the coastline surrounding Penzance is extremely commercially active – and plays a significant role in the local economy.
Find your perfect life/ work balance Today, a huge volume of professionals across all kinds of industries are able to work effectively wherever they can find a reliable internet connection – giving them the freedom to work in places they truly want to live. That’s been a major driver behind Penzance’s recent digital and creative boom. Today, a huge number of skilled freelancers and independent business owners choose to work from a town and region that inspires them every day – and gives them the space and freedom to live the life they want, right now.
A place to grow. For everyone. Penzance isn’t just a great place to grow a business. It’s a fantastic place to grow individually too. Whoever you are, and whatever you do, you’ll find the resources, partners and support here that you need to achieve your goals.
If you’d like to find out more about the opportunities on offer in Penzance, download our ‘Discover Penzance‘ brochure.
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