Stockport is a town in Greater Manchester just over 7 miles south of the City of Manchester. Steeped in industrial heritage, the modern Stockport is home to a wide range of national and international business brands including Music Magpie, BASF, MAN Diesel & Turbo, Adidas UK, Allied Bakeries plus home to one of the largest LSH Mercedes Dealership in Europe.
Transportation links in Stockport are key to its success and boasts sitting next to the main M60 motorway that connects the town with Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham. Sheffield is just 35 miles away making Stockport an excellent choice for business location. Stockport rail station sits on the West Coast line and is located in the heart of the town with London just 2 hours away. Outside the station is the new business area called Stockport Exchange which is home to global brands such as Music Magpie.
A Holiday Inn Express is situated at the entrance to Stockport rail station providing alternative accommodation out of the main Manchester City centre.
Six miles from the centre of Stockport is Manchester International Airport which connects the North West with a global market. Logistics hubs surround the airport area and further enhances the area and a place of choice for businesses who need access to such connectivity moving people or product around the globe.
The new Stockport MDC
The Stockport MDC is an independent body which was officially launched by Greater Manchester’s Mayor, Andy Burnham, using his devolved powers with the full support of Stockport Council and the government’s housing delivery agency, Homes England.
The Stockport MDC is the first in the country to focus on town centre regeneration and we have a bold and ambitious plan to transform the area into Greater Manchester’s newest, coolest, and greenest urban village.
Over 60% of the businesses in Stockport are family owned with Robinsons Brewery operating in their 6th generation; innovation, tech and IT are also growing sectors with innovative tech companies such as CDL choosing to be located here due to the access to a qualified and suitable candidate pool.
Stockport has a deep heritage in culture and music. The world famous Strawberry Studios were located in the heart of the town and the building is still in use today.
The choice of schools in Stockpoort is immense with a range of private and state schools many of which achieving Outstanding Ofsted status.
Stockport Council work close with the business community with a forward thinking and dynamic development team helping businesses.
If you are thinking of relocating your business – make Stockport your next move. If you are Stockport based or have an SK postcode join Marketing Stockport and the wider business community.