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About Newport

Newport is a city with a rich heritage and a clear vision for growth and development.

An ambitious transformation programme has seen the city evolve from traditional industries to a hub for tech, digital and data excellence.

Newport is home to the UK’s first software academy, Wales’ first National Cyber Security Academy and Europe’s largest tier three data centre. Global leaders are located here including Airbus, SPTS, IQE, the Office for National Statistics and the Intellectual Property Office.

Newport boasts a strategic location on the M4, direct rail links to major cities and Wales’ leading general cargo port. With a proven energy and infrastructure to deliver global events of the highest profile, including the Ryder Cup and NATO Summit, the city is now also home to the International Convention Centre Wales.

The gateway to south Wales, Newport is a city nestled in beautiful countryside with communities diverse and rich in culture, tradition and language