Invest inPeterborough One of the UK's fastest growing cities


Why Peterborough?

A smart city where industry is powered by gigabit connectivity, sector innovation isn’t just a pipe-dream in Peterborough, it happens. Our area is a vital base for ambitious agri-food specialists, advanced manufacturers, and digital disruptors that want the best logistical and digital connectivity in the UK. A base in Peterborough puts you in one of the fastest growing areas of the country at some of the most competitive operating costs.

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Fast Facts

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In Numbers

We’ve seen record growth in the number of businesses operating in the city


Our diverse population is one of the youngest and fastest growing in the UK

Our region is growing, and fast

There are eight regeneration sites around Peterborough city centre alone – prime opportunities for developers and investors!

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The place for growing companies

Businesses locate to Peterborough because it provides the space and infrastructure they need for immediate and future growth. Our affordable costs also come within easy reach of specialist centres for research and product development that can’t be completed remotely.

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39 mins

39 minutes to London King’s Cross station

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40,000 jobs created in the last four years

Invest in our growth

Growing companies choose Peterborough because of our track record and ambitious plans. We’re regenerating our busy city centre, our new university opened in 2022, and our region has a target to double GVA by 2040, with significant sums of public funding to drive innovation, develop the right skills in our workforce, and create jobs.

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Full-fibre gigabit network to nearly every home and business premise in the city


Fletton Quays is bringing 350 luxury apartments, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, a Government Hub, and modern office spaces to the riverfront

Life in our region

Cathedrals and bronze age sites, busy high streets, expansive rural parks and entertainment centres filled with family-friendly fun, life in our region has plenty to offer visitors and residents.

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£246,800 average house price


13 million annual visitors to Peterborough city centre

Peterborough is attracting more and more national and global businesses, the unrivalled transport links and exciting plans for growth make the city a great choice for businesses seeking to relocate or expand.

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