Telford is the fastest growing town in the West Midlands with over 6,250 businesses, from micro start-ups to large multi-nationals, across a diverse range of sectors with employment levels above the national average and a skilled workforce of over 600,000 within a 30 minute drive.
Telford has enjoyed particular prominence in the advanced manufacturing, automotive, defence and cyber security and the food and drinks sectors developing business communities in the supply chain. The presence of global companies in Telford such as Craemer, Hitachi, Capgemini and Ricoh continue to attract over 600 new businesses every year.
Telford has been dubbed the ‘silicon suburb’, due to the high levels of technology employment, digital focused education and innovation in the agritech sector.
Home to 350,000 skilled workers living within a 30-minute drive, Telford’s connectivity is unrivalled. That’s why supply chain businesses choose Telford, with more people employed in manufacturing than anywhere in the West Midlands.