Britain's Energy Coast


Britain’s Energy Coast is a dynamic one-stop-shop for economic development.

We deliver business support and support for energy innovation; funding for physical and skills-related regeneration projects; and manage a high-quality business property service which includes Westlakes Science & Technology Park, assets in Lillyhall and workspace in Workington and Blencathra near Keswick.

Our aim is to create an entrepreneurial environment where businesses can grow; helping to stimulate wealth and jobs that directly benefit the West Cumbrian community and aid Britain’s response to the pressing challenges of climate change and energy security.



Our completely  free programme shows you how to set up your own business step by step.

Backing Business
This free programme is designed to help develop your business beyond year one.

Energy Opportunities Supply Chain Project
Helping West Cumbrian companies to win more work in the local nuclear supply chain and to diversify into other forms of renewable and low carbon energy.


As well as helping to equip you with the right knowledge and skills to set up, run and grow your business, we can also help you find the right home for it.

Westlakes Science & Technology Park
For businesses focusing on the Energy sector, accommodation at Westlakes Science & Technology Park is a good option. Owned and managed by Britain’s Energy Coast, the park is a central hub for businesses providing services to the nuclear and energy sectors with a strong reputation for research and development.  High quality serviced accommodation is available at competitive rates.

Managed Workspace
We own and manage two managed workspaces in West Cumbria
• Moss Bay Managed Workspace, Workington
• Blencathra Business Centre, Threlkeld near Keswick