About us

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Work in Shrewsbury (WISH) is a project of Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID).

We believe that Shrewsbury is one of the best places to live and work in the UK. Our aim with WISH is to provide a boost to the town's economy and showcase its attractiveness as a place to work and invest.

Our objectives are:

  • To support local business growth and investment, with the aim to create new jobs and even stronger enterprise in the town
  • To support the creation of brand new enterprises in Shrewsbury
  • To support entrepreneurship in the town
  • To increase Shrewsbury's national reputation as a place to live and work

If you are considering establishing a new venture, expanding your business or opening a new branch, please get in touch with the Work in Shrewsbury team and we will do all we can to point you in the right direction and provide support where possible.

If you're looking to relocate for a better work-life balance and exciting career opportunities in one of Britain's best places to live, explore the best of Shrewsbury via our Blog and discover stories from people who've already made the leap via our Case Studies.


This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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