Junction 21 Enterprise Area in the South West of England
2013 saw North Somerset Council establish several Local Development Orders, this created development ‘certainty’ for private sector investment in order to empower significant employment development. J21EA is one of five Enterprise Areas and one Enterprise Zone in the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership area.
J21EA will see investment leading to the creation of 9-10,000 jobs by 2030. It forms the employment element of the Weston Villages development; this is the creation of two new settlements of some 9,000 homes to the east of Weston-super-Mare town.