West London’s dynamic £70bn+ GVA economy, highly educated & diverse workforce and global gateway through Heathrow make it one the world’s leading locations to invest in businesses and real estate. West London’s talent, world-class universities and connectivity make it an attractive home to many start-ups and fast growth companies seeking investment to support their scale-up.

Business investment

West London is home to a number of incubators and accelerators, including specialists in hardware, cleantech and food.  Download our Incubators and Accelerators in West London pamphlet.

As part of the London West Innovation Network initiative, WLB is exploring how we support Venture Capital/ Angel investor access to local fast growth start-ups.  To find out more e-mail Andrew Dakers.


West London is a popular home to many tech sector businesses across all seven of our boroughs. One of the major clusters in the White City Innovation District, home to Imperial, Novartis, L’oreal and ITV Studios. Upstream provides much of the social glue for the sector with a rich programme of networking events.

Real estate

Gain insight into the West London real estate market through Opportunity London:

Discover the investment going into the world’s most connected place through our West London Explore interactive map.

Develop your industry connections by attending West London Property Lunches (Spring/ Summer/ Winter) and joining the West London delegations at MIPIM and UKREiiF.  Subscribe to our mailing list to stay informed.

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Film and screen

For four years the Screen Capital West programme has supported the growth of the film, screen and wider creative industries in the UK’s most significant and globally connected production cluster; working closely with Film London and London & Partners. Alongside this is Creative Enterprise West – a Mayoral Creative Enterprise Zone – in Brentford that is home to Sky and Warner Bros. Discovery. With partners we convene Reel Park Royal and Digital Creative Network West.