About Hertsmere

Hertsmere is a place of economic opportunity, enjoying a varied commercial life enhanced by fast rail and road connections to the heart of London and the north.

The M25 and M1 motorways and the A1 and A41 all run through the borough, which is also serviced by main line rail services stopping at Potters Bar, Radlett and Borehamwood, making it an attractive commercial proposition for investors. Hertsmere has over 40 business areas across the borough, providing suitable locations to meet all business needs and there are a number of organisations geared to helping businesses in the area.

Hertsmere is a diverse borough. The majority of our residents Hertsmere is a diverse borough. The majority of our residents live in one of the four main settlements of Elstree and Borehamwood, Potters Bar, Radlett and Bushey, whilst the rest of the borough offers pretty villages and plenty of open spaces. Our schools, both public and private, are some of the best in the country and we have high quality homes, a private airfield, and many leisure opportunities, making the area an attractive location to invest, live, work, study in and visit.

Why our business community is important to us?

We want to provide relevant, good quality, local jobs to our growing communities and to see our local businesses grow and prosper.

Hertsmere is a great place to live and work. We are working hard to provide the right environment for businesses of all sizes to start, expand and thrive.

Our aim is create a lively and sustainable local economy for all, to facilitate appropriate high-quality support and help for all businesses in Hertsmere, to make working in the borough as simple and profitable as possible.

By working in partnership with our local businesses, we can develop a balanced economy and more jobs for our increasing population.

This Directory has been funded under the ERDF Welcome Back Fund supporting businesses to build back better following the pandemic.

For any help with your business, please contact us on hertsmereworks@hertsmere.gov.uk and we will find you the support you need.

The Hertsmere Region


Why Hertsmere Works for your business?

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Hertsmere Works is Hertsmere Borough Council’s economic growth and support initiative for our business community.

Whether you are looking to start a business or to grow your existing business, we can help you through support, advice and funding.

Our FREE business directory is here to help businesses and customers to connect, to encourage ‘Shop Local, Stay Safe’ and bring the community together within Hertsmere.


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