Looking for your next investment?
Here’s why you should chose Kirklees.
Kirklees is at the heart of the UK’s Northern Powerhouse, with excellent transport links:
Kirklees is part of the largest regional economy outside London contributing £8.35bn to the UK economy:
Being so close to many major cities, we offer highly competitive commercial property and operating costs. There are also over 7million people within an hour’s travel, providing millions of customers, suppliers, and employees right on your doorstep:
Kirklees is part of the largest higher education cluster outside of London. Nine universities (including the University of Huddersfield) produce world-class research, and nearly 40,000 skilled graduates every year providing a ready-made talent pool of dynamic, rounded and digitally skilled individuals.
Huddersfield New College is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Greenhead College is one of the top-ten performing sixth form colleges in the UK. And Kirklees College has 18,000 students, links to 1,000 businesses, and is ranked in the top ten in England for apprenticeships.
Kirklees one of the best-connected districts in the UK. £70million has been invested in a new generation of affordable gigabit-speed internet services, offering speeds up to 100 times faster than the UK national average and unlocking a host of productivity benefits to businesses.
World-class academic centres of excellence at the University of Huddersfield sit alongside leading business-facing innovation and training assets which can directly support your industry needs. This includes the Textiles Centre of Excellence, the University’s 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, the National Physics Laboratory and the Kirklees College Process Manufacturing Centre.
With development due to commence on the University of Huddersfield’s £250m National Health Innovation Campus, Kirklees is also fast becoming a destination at the forefront of innovation in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical technologies for the North of England.
An impressive cultural, industrial and sporting heritage. Affordable high-quality homes, and a comprehensive gigabit fibre network. Outstanding countryside, with close connections to major cities.
All this means Kirklees offers a great quality of life in a vibrant and varied district.