Our Sector Strengths

Cheshire East Economy

In Cheshire East you’ll find the ideal mix of a world-class businesses and an area recognised as the best place to live in the North West.

Whether you are looking to invest in the area, or already here and have plans to grow, we are here to help your business thrive. We’ll provide with you with bespoke support to help you grow, increase productivity, secure funding and, ultimately, achieve your ambitions

The figures alone are impressive. 42% educated to degree-level, 40,000+ in professional and technical roles and around 4,800 in computer programming – 40% higher than the national average. Plus, there’s a steady stream of new talent, with 33,000 graduates leaving the 7 nearby universities each year (including the University of Manchester, with its particular strengths in sciences).

The right people with the right knowledge 

Our people and their skills are an asset for any business; we have a higher proportion of highly skilled managers, directors and senior roles combined with a growing population. We also have a lower population density than the North West average - so there’s plenty of room to grow.


Page last reviewed: 12 December 2021