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Town centre business support - New and existing business

One of the main benefits of operating or starting a business within one of our town centres is the area's unique character and appeal. With a mix of:

  • historic buildings
  • modern amenities
  • culture
  • vibrant atmosphere

The town centre is a destination in its own right.

Support network

Neath Port Talbot's town centres offer a strong sense of community and civic pride.

People care about their local businesses and support independent retailers and entrepreneurs.

This supportive network will help build strong relationships with:

  • customers
  • suppliers
  • other business owners

There is always something happening in our thriving, cultural community. Our towns offer a range of cultural and entertainment opportunities, including:

  • music venues
  • theatres
  • cinemas

Key resources

The Town Centre Management Team help promote and enhance the economic, social and cultural vitality of our town centres.

We help small and large businesses thrive and succeed in this exciting and dynamic location, offering guidance on:

  • local regulations and policies
  • marketing and promotion strategies
  • finding retail premises
  • connecting with businesses and stakeholders

The independent business community will benefit as a whole by allowing you to:

  • build relationships
  • share best practices
  • collaborate on projects and initiatives

Other support

The team also provides practical support services, including:

  • help setting up and maintaining your business
  • access to training and development opportunities
  • information support - related to managing your finances and cash flow
  • up to date information and advice on issues affecting your business
  • regular site visits to ensure that the town centre is a clean and safe environment
  • organisation of events and promotions to encourage footfall


For advice on an existing or new business in one of our town centres, please contact:

The Town Centre Management Team

Business Improvement District (BID)

The Business Improvement District (BID) is a key resource available to businesses in Port Talbot town centre.

BID brings businesses and community groups together to promote a vibrant and dynamic town centre, through:

  • marketing and promotion
  • events
  • business training
  • business mentoring

The Business Improvement District for Port Talbot is VIVA Port Talbot.