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Intended outcomes

This set of outcomes describe the results of mobilising the collective assets of the county while delivering change to our local opportunities.




Mobilising the county – using our assets to ensure Gloucestershire has a sustainable and green future economy.

  • The county growth strategy delivers vibrant and sustainable communities.
  • The attractive inward investment offer invites and retains quality and environmentally responsible employers.
  • Stronger regional partnerships with common goals are established.
  • Thriving cultural centres are at the heart of each of our districts.
  • City and town centres are transformed and regenerated through creative redefinition of purpose.
  • Protected landscapes and improved biodiversity are prioritised.
  • Clean energy production delivers local needs.
  • Zero carbon emission reductions are achieved.
  • The working age population is increased to rebalance our economy.
  • A quality training offer is appropriate to all levels of career and relevant to the future economy, including green and digital skills.
  • Skills diversification across our core industries is improved.
  • Effective business support is relevant to the new green economy.
  • Local business support networks are fit to deliver the new economy.
  • A just transition to zero carbon benefits the economy by promoting environmental sustainability in a way that is fair and inclusive, leaving no one behind.


Delivering change – the positive impacts Gloucestershire’s diverse communities will see.

  • More accessible and sustainable locations are provided delivering affordable homes for our communities across the county.
  • Quality employment land retains existing businesses and attracts new employers.
  • Better regional links are established for businesses to trade and for improving social mobility of communities.
  • Increased and improved transport choices are available.
  • A reliable digital network is provided for residents and businesses alike.
  • Everyone can benefit from the opportunities created by the strategy.
  • The economy flourishes at the forefront of new green industries and technologies.
  • Better jobs with good wages and career paths are created.
  • A resilient local workforce is less susceptible to economy shocks.
  • Skills gaps across all industries are shrinking.
  • Employers are confident and successful.
  • Business diversification is achieved through innovation and increased R&D.
  • Greater and more sustainable business creation grows the future economy.

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