There are lots of reasons to Invest in Lancashire
We’re a county that has already attracted many British and internationally owned businesses, who have re-invested in Lancashire, where a skilled workforce and some of England’s best universities are on hand to support future development and innovation.
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We’re ideally placed for business with the UK and the rest of the world; linked by six major motorways, with Manchester and Liverpool international airports less than an hour’s drive away. London can be reached in just two hours by direct train from Preston and world class port logistics are on our doorstep. You will find it hard to beat our range of available business and industrial space with such great connectivity.
Lancashire isn’t just a stellar place to do business. It is also a county offering a superb way of life. There’s beautiful expanses of coastline, heritage in our cities and the stunning vistas offered across our countryside. Whether you want to spend an afternoon flying a kite on the beach, a day exploring new walking routes, a weekend discovering the charms of our cities or experiencing the excitement of Blackpool, we’re a county that offers it all.
We’re a destination with a thriving tourist industry with attractions and places to visit that suit all tastes, along with food and drink from coastal cafes, the best countryside inns and Michelin star dining. There’s also a superb retail offer with cities and towns like Clitheroe, Lancaster, Ormskirk and Preston combining a great mix of the big names with a thriving independent business scene run by locals passionate about what they sell and the areas in which they live. It’s time you took a closer look.
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Lancashire is a beautiful county with characterful towns and cities amid attractive countryside and coastlines. This diverse landscape combined with our outstanding performing schools positions us as an ideal location for attracting staff relocating from abroad or from the rest of the UK. Lancashire’s housing market offers great value, from chic city centre apartments and edge of town terraces, to suburban executive homes, seaside villas and country cottages.
Uniquely positioned with connectivity to both national and international markets, Lancashire is linked by five major motorways, two seaports and is home to the third busiest railway station in the North West, Preston. You’re only two hours away from London by train, and only 30 minutes from Manchester Airport.
Our leading position in key growth sectors, our higher education institution excellence and our quality of life make Lancashire a pivotal part of the long term economic growth of the North. We are the 4th largest aerospace cluster in the world, a global leader in energy and environmental innovations, and number one in the UK for advanced manufacturing
This bespoke service can include the identification of suitable sites and premises, assistance with site visits, advice and access to finance. Once the right location is secured, we can also help with staff relocation and recruitment, soft landing office space, introductions to local networks and suppliers and ongoing account management.
Number 1 in the UK for aerospace with 500 aerospace supply chain companies; 4th largest aerospace cluster in the world.
Lancashire's global reputation as an outstanding business location springs from our entrepreneurial flair, technical innovation, commercial know-how and can-do attitude - a global track record of innovation and industrial excellence.
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