Partner profile

Cornwall Development Company

Pydar House, Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1EA
01872 322800

About us

Cornwall Development Company is the arms-length economic development company of Cornwall Council. 

On behalf of a range of stakeholders, we are designed to deliver a bespoke, business facing service and to deliver elements of the economic vision and strategy for Cornwall. We achieve this through the expertise and professional commitment of our staff who, together, have a wide range of economic development know-how. We bring together the right team, with the right skills, on the right project at the right time, turning this knowledge into added value for the economy of Cornwall. 

Our most precious resource is our people and we aim to maintain an environment where they, and their knowledge, skills and expertise, are nurtured and they are able to be the best that they can be. 

We deliver value for money for our shareholder and other stakeholders, a responsive service to business and, ultimately, jobs and prosperity and a low carbon future for Cornwall.

The company is tasked with a number of key priorities: 

> To market Cornwall externally as the place to do business

> To provide selected services to business and inward investors

> To undertake place shaping development and regeneration 

> To facilitate low carbon and renewable energy developments

> To develop the digital economy 

> To support the development of the rural economy


We offer

Doing Business in Cornwall:

> Access to the national Business Support Helpline; 

> Invest in Cornwall inward investor service; 

> Cornwall Brand; 

> Superfast Broadband in Cornwall; 

> Local Purchasing on-line resources and information; 

> Jobline Temporary Staffing Agency

> Lizard Pathways support for troubled families

> Funds management for Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) and Community Grants


Project Development and Consultancy:

> Places and Sites consultancy

> Professional Project Management services

> Rural Business Support;

> Local Action Groups; 

We support

  • Business Support
  • Money
  • People
  • New Business
  • Networks
  • Premises
  • Skills
  • Investment
  • Cornwall



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