South Kesteven

The place to grow your business

South Kesteven is a large, thriving Lincolnshire district at the heart of England. Strategically located beside the A1 and the East Coast high speed railway, our connectivity and competitive operating costs makes us a prime spot for investment and for doing business.


And the district’s rolling Lincolnshire countryside, great value houses, excellent schools and vibrant culture scene ensure South Kesteven is a truly special place to live for our 140,000 residents.


With four major historic towns – Grantham, Stamford, Market Deeping and Bourne – and more than 80 rural villages, South Kesteven‘s economy is flourishing. Our 6,000 businesses produce a GVA of just under £3 billion a year and growth and productivity levels consistently outstrip national rates.


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Celebrating some of the innovative and world leading companies, of all sectors and sizes, which call South Kesteven home.

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We’re investSK

We’ve been tasked by South Kesteven District Council to lead its ambitious economic growth agenda for the district. We’re supporting businesses here to grow and to thrive, while spreading the word to those who don’t already know about the many advantages of living and working here.


Our mission is to enhance and promote South Kesteven’s considerable strengths, which include its rich heritage, thriving visitor economy, educational offer, distinctive market towns, lively arts and culture scene, and diverse talent pool.


We provide a single point of contact for businesses, developers and investors to help realise their growth plans in South Kesteven.


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