A great place

South Ribble is a great place to invest and do business.

Excellent connections throughout the North West guarantee that whether you want to travel by road, rail, air or sea, South Ribble is both an easy place to reach and travel from.

Sitting astride the M6 motorway, South Ribble has excellent links to both the North and the South. The borough boasts excellent connections from the M6 onto the M55, and the M61 and M65 motorways.

South Ribble has superb links to the West Coast Mainline, so the borough has easy access to London, the Midlands and Scotland. Local rail links are extensive and regular trains run from Preston and South Ribble to East Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Liverpool and the Fylde Coast.

The major airports in Manchester and Liverpool are just an hour’s drive away, and each offers flights from the North West to countries across the globe. Within just 30 minutes by car, Blackpool Airport offers excellent links to London, Dublin and selected European destinations.

Well within an hour’s drive you can also enjoy the outstanding views of natural beauty in the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District or the West Coast.

There are several thriving business support networks in South Ribble, as well as lots of events and activities throughout the year.

Having weathered the economic storm better than most in recent years, South Ribble's  business and industrial areas are thriving. There are lots of major employers in the borough, several of which have expanded recently, together with other large investors bringing hundreds of jobs into the area.

So if you're looking to invest or set up a business, you're looking in the right place.

Find out more by visiting www.businessinsouthribble.com