You’ll be in good company in South Ayrshire.

Spirit Aerosystems, Nestle, BAE Systems, Trump Turnberry, GE Caledonian, William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd, Collins Aerospace and NATS all have operations here.

With more than 4,000 businesses, the region has a diverse and vibrant economy that draws on a large, skilled and flexible workforce. Thanks to our comprehensive surface transport links, 2.6 million people can access the region in less than an hour.

Ayrshire Growth Deal

The Ayrshire Growth Deal will see investment in South Ayrshire on an unprecedented scale, creating transformational change and making us a significant contributor to the UK and Scottish economies.


Prestwick Aerospace is an established centre of excellence for MRO, aero structures and design engineering, with 3 of the world's top 10 aerospace companies based here.


Through the £80 million Aerospace and Space Programme from the Ayrshire Growth Deal, we're aiming to take advantage of the burgeoning global space market and establish Prestwick as Europe’s leading space hub.

Advanced Manufacturing

Prestwick is at the centre of cutting-edge developments in advanced manufacturing technologies for aerospace, space and beyond.


South Ayrshire has a proud history in engineering which originally grew around the developing aerospace sector.


The birthplace of Scotland’s most famous Bard, Robert Burns, and home to 3 Open Championship golf venues.