On The Map

Bolton

As the fifth largest employment location in the Northwest, Bolton is set to create more than 10,000 jobs in a variety of key growth sectors which will attract hundreds of millions pounds worth of investment in the next 15 years.

Situated at the heart of the region’s extensive transport network – with direct access to the M61, M60, M62 and M6 – Bolton is within easy reach of Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport, by both road and rail. In addition, Bolton’s location on the edge of the West Pennine Moors provides ease of access to beautiful countryside.

Bolton is a major economic force both within Manchester City Region and across the UK. In recognising Bolton’s strengths as a business location, many major companies have chosen to make Bolton their base including AXA, RBS, Hitachi and the UK’s second most important grocery brand, Warburtons.

Home to the region’s fastest growing profession-focused university, Bolton is playing a significant role in the development of the knowledge economy in Manchester City Region and the wider Northwest.

Bolton is currently ranked as one of the best places in the UK to start a new business and is increasingly being recognised as a strategic investor destination of choice.

For futher information on Bolton, please click here.

Contact Us

Contact us online or call
+44 (0) 161 237 4470

Related content

NEWS 22nd May 2015

Case Study: Shaune Harrison Academy

With some of the biggest blockbusters in film history under his belt – including the Harry Potter series, Captain America, Star Wars, Sleepy Hollow, The Mummy, The Fifth Element, The Da Vinci Code, World War Z, and The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Shaune Harrison is one of the most respected prosthetic makeup artists in…

NEWS 20th May 2015

Manchester invites the world to celebrate Graphene Week

Manchester is hosting the 9th international conference on the fundamental science of graphene this summer (22-26 June), and the city is ensuring that everybody can use the opportunity to celebrate the revolutionary material at the home of graphene. Otherwise known as ‘Graphene Week’, this high-profile event will centre upon an academic conference which brings together…

See Manchester