People and Skills | Chesterfield Waterside
A cost-effective location for your business...
"Chesterfield is having a modern awakening. We punch well above our weight here in Chesterfield and the news that over the next few years the town will benefit from £1 billion of investments is very exciting. We are now a modern town thanks to a lot of hard work from partnerships with Destination Chesterfield, local businesses and ensuring we're able to access funding from LEPs, Sheffield City Region and D2N2." Cllr John Burrows, Leader of Chesterfield Council
Chesterfield and the surrounding area has a great pool of talent for all types of business from world leading specialist manufacturers and multi-national communications companies to retailers and distributors. With over seven million people within a one hour radius, including students from over 12 universities, it's a really cost effective place to locate your business.
With a vibrant Chamber of Commerce and other business networking groups, a multitude of business events, a large available workforce, close ties with the cities of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby we have all the elements you need to help your business succeed.
Chesterfield even has its own Marketing Campaign - Destination Chesterfield - led by independent directors within the local business community and responsible for developing a coordinated approach to promoting the town.
Chesterfield is making national headlines with the announcement of a £400m tourism development to create a world class resort complex on its doorstep, bringing together leading hospitality, university, sport and medical expertise and creating 1,300 permanent jobs.
As part of the Sheffield City Region, encompassing more than 1.8 million people and approximately 700,000 jobs, Chesterfield has the infrastructure, people skills and vision to support growth.
The scope of the City Region's employment offer has led to the development of a skilled and experienced workforce, supplemented annually by the graduates of the Sheffield universities and higher education institutions.
Managing Director, Bolsterstone Group Plc.
36 The Bridge Business Centre
Chesterfield S41 9FG
Tel: 01246 260206
Fax: 01246 260237