The centre of Stockport is undergoing a radical and exciting £1billion programme of investment. Over the next five years, significant investment in a range of regeneration projects will create new jobs, homes, leisure opportunities and improve transport networks across Stockport even further.
£ 1 B
Value of the investment currently taking place across Stockport.
Number of businesses – and counting – in Stockport.
1M sq ft
Commercial space deals April 2017 – March 2018. Investment at an all-time high
People of working age live within 30 minutes of Stockport town centre.
“We have recruited locally but we have staff who travel in from all over the North West, so location was really important.”
“Stockport offers unrivalled access to regional, national and international business markets. Its location has contributed significantly to our ability to grow."
“Stockport has a well-educated and highly skilled workforce and for us this has proved invaluable in helping us grow.”
MAN Diesel & Turbo Ltd
On the doorstep of the Peak District and Manchester city centre and offering high-quality education, vibrant villages, an exceptional location as well as a quality of life sought after by many, Stockport has long been a popular and sought after place to live.
But that’s not all!
An ever growing number of restaurants, bars, events and places to visit, have seen the town centre quickly establish itself as one of the region’s most popular, exciting and attractive places to live for all ages. With 5,000 new homes planned in the coming years as well as a town centre park and much more, Stockport is most definitely the place to be.
adidas, NXP Semiconductors, musicMagpie and Sky are just some of the businesses that have found their ideal home in Stockport!
Offering an exceptional workforce, prime location as well as the opportunity to work with and benefit from the town’s entrepreneurial and highly proactive business community, it’s easy to see why Stockport is one of the fastest growing commercial towns in the north of England.
With deals on over 1,000,000 sq ft of commercial space completed in the last year alone, business investment into Stockport is at an all-time high, as companies of all sizes, from start-ups to international headquarters chose to make the town their home.
Home to award-winning restaurants Where The Light Gets In and The Allotment Vegan; popular events such as Foodie Friday and The Makers Market; a thriving community of bars and microbreweries, lively independent shopping and a growing leisure offer at Redrock, are just some of the things you’ll find in Stockport town centre.
Add to this the news that successful restauranteur Steve Pilling will be opening two new town centre restaurants this year, that The Mobberley Brewhouse and The Wine Company are both coming to town with many more due to follow, there’s something for everyone to enjoy outside of work in Stockport town centre.
Just outside of the town centre you’ll also find the vibrant villages of Heaton Moor, Bramhall and Cheadle, to name just a few!
Connectivity is key ... and no matter how you travel you’ll find first-class links in Stockport.
The town centre is on the doorstep of regional, national and international networks by road.
The mainline train station, right next to Stockport Exchange, offers direct links to Manchester and London by rail as well as easy access to routes across the UK. And just 15 minutes from Manchester Airport, international travel couldn’t be any easier.
To make sure that the town’s already exceptional connectivity continues to improve, multi-million pounds are being invested into improving transport links even further, making it even easier for you to travel around Stockport where for business or pleasure.
For further information www.stockportchangehere.org