Business & Economic Environment
The presence of several sizeable business enterprises on the island bear testimony to the attractiveness of Bute as a business investment location. For its size, the island has a creditable business infrastructure. And given its accessibility to the central belt, and developments in ICT, the island is an ideal base from which to conduct not just local, but national and international business.
FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
DETAILED BUSINESS DIRECTORIES
BUSINESS INFRASTRUCTURE ON BUTE
- Attractive, modern Business Park
- Above-average-skilled labour pool
- Job Centre
- Computer and website specialist services
- Full range of trade contractors and suppliers (builders, joiners, slaters, plumbers, electricians, builders' merchants, hardware & tools; etc)
- Ambitious 1.75m pound flood protection scheme for Rothesay town centre completed in October 2004
- State-of-the-art waste water treatment plant
- Enlightened re-cycling programme, More.
- Only Scottish Island on the gas mains supply grid
- Royal Mail delivery office, List of Post Offices on Bute
- Bute Estate Sawmill
- Local Quarry
- Boat builders/repairers (2)
- Several Garage Services - Franchised motor dealers / garages (4); many other repairers
- Several sizeable enterprises are presently located on Bute: Rothesay Call Centre, Bute Fabrics, Flexitech, Ardmaleish Boatbuilding Co., Isle of Bute Foods, etc
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BUTE BUSINESS PARK
Range of Premises Available
at Competitive Rentals
The Bute Business Park has a
number of units available which
are suitable for business,
industry or storage.
For an up-to-date list contact
Argyll and the Islands Enterprise.
The Enterprise Centre
Kilmory Industrial Estate
Lochgilphead, PA31 8SH
Tel. +44 (0)1546 602281
Fax. +44 (0)1546 603964