Wales Cooperative Centre - United Kingdom


The Wales Co-operative Centre is a co-operative development agency, which

delivers a range of projects to promote social, financial and digital inclusion. Its

advisors work across Wales, helping communities to start businesses or projects,

which value people and the environment as much as profit. For 35 years, it has

helped organisations and communities by providing responsive, reliable and flexible



Main Activities:


1. Supporting Wales’ economic growth. It supports Wales’ economic growth by

providing a comprehensive range of services to co-operatives, mutuals, social

enterprises and employee owned businesses. As experts in co-operation, they have

a role in supporting traditional businesses to gain a co-operative advantage from

applying co-operative values and principles to their businesses, for example through

consortia working.


2. Delivering innovative programmes that strengthen communities & promote

inclusion. It has considerable experience of delivering innovative programmes that

strengthen communities and promote inclusion in a variety of different ways. It

helped establish many of Wales’ credit unions and continue to work closely with the

credit union movement to promote financial inclusion. It is the leading organisation

delivering digital inclusion interventions in Wales and currently delivers Digital

Communities Wales on behalf of Welsh Government.




ADDRESS: Wales Co-operative Centre, Y Borth, 13 Beddau Way, Caerphilly, UK


TEL:  + 44 3 0 0 1 1 1 5 0 5 0




E-MAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


PRESIDENT: Derek Walker