You’ll be in good company in South Ayrshire.

Spirit Aerosystems, Nestle, BAE Regional Aircraft 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, two million people can access the region in less than an hour.


Prestwick Aerospace is an established centre of excellence for MRO, aero structures and design engineering.


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.

Life Sciences

Scotland consistently punches above its weight in scientific performance.


There are over 1,000 town centre retail units across the regions’ main towns: Ayr, Maybole, Girvan, Prestwick and Troon.