About Heart of the South West LEP

The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership is a strong and dynamic business-led partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and colleges.

Covering Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay, the Heart of the South West’s £35bn economy and 1.8m population is equivalent to that of a major UK city.

Our purpose is to raise productivity and ensure prosperity for all through clean and inclusive growth. Our vision is a dynamic, highly prosperous region with high living standards and a high quality of life.

The Heart of the SW LEP area