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Benefits of Stockport

1. Overview

From its prime location Stockport has become one of the North West’s leading and most successful business locations.

Businesses in Stockport have consistently prospered. This is because there is a highly skilled workforce, exceptional connectivity, excellent education and a high quality of life. Stockport has proven to be increasingly attractive for employers across many sectors.

To build on the town's strengths, along with our partners, we're investing £1 billion into the borough through the ambitious Investing in Growth programme. This will see new developments taking place across the town; transport links further improved and our town transformed. Work on many of the projects has begun. You can find out more by visiting the Investing in Growth webpages.

The combination of the town's strengths and our regeneration work mean that Stockport truly is a great place to live, work and visit.


“Stockport offers unrivalled access to regional, national and international business markets. This highly accessible location contributed significantly to our ability to grow, welcome new customers and service their needs. In recent months we have conducted well attended highly successful seminars for UK delegates. We have also welcomed new contacts from the US, Russia, Ukraine, Pakistan and many other nations. Welcome to Stockport is an often used phrase at Starkey Laboratories and visitors have been delighted with their experience."