Telford is part of the West Midlands combined authority with Telford & Wrekin Council a pro-growth Authority. Telford’s central location in the country makes it an ideal location to serve a wide client base and has a workforce circa. 350,000 located within 30 minutes of the town. Telford is home to around 5,000 business with many international companies being established in the town for over 20 years. With an expanding population and new build homes programme, Telford is recognised as having a regional and national focus for economic growth. There has been substantial investment in the area with the £250million Telford Town Centre redevelopment which is ongoing, a new £83million MOD fulfilment centre and the £1billion Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre at J2M54 to provide a 2 million sq ft facility.