Welcome

Wakefield first is a public and private sector led strategic organisation responsible for attracting inward investment, supporting trade, and raising the profile of the Wakefield district. Our predominant motivations are sustainable economic growth, job creation and promotion of the Wakefield district as a vibrant, dynamic and competitive region with global aspirations.

Wakefield first has a clear vision to monitor, support and drive economic growth in the Wakefield district and achieves this through focusing on the themes:

Business;
People;
Places; and the,
Bondholder scheme.

Why Wakefield?
 

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Wakefield Diamond Scheme
 
Children given centre stage at Wakefield Awards The Children of Achievement awards, the only celebration … More >
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Construction of YSP new £3.8 million visitor centre has begun The building – designed by architects … More >
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Events Calendar

Thu
27
Apr

5 Towns Business Support group - Dealing with difficult employees
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Fri
28
Apr

Business opportunities arising from the successful Wakefield BID
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