Situated between the internationally renowned innovation hub of Cambridge with its technology and life sciences R&D base and the clean-tech cluster in Peterborough, Huntingdonshire is home to the largest cluster of manufacturing businesses in Cambridgeshire. It has a unique blend of businesses operating in key sectors including life sciences, technology, advanced manufacturing, food and drink and agritech. These sectors are supported by a growing base of sustainable transport and logistics providers, finance and business support organisations ready to support you.
Smart, Strategic Location
Huntingdonshire is superbly located on the transport spine of the country. It lies on key north-south and east-west axis of road and rail links, within easy reach (one tacho there and back) of eastern seaports, including the UK’s largest container port at Felixstowe, and within a 2 hour drive of eight international airports.
Fast growing, diverse talent pool
The district offers a highly skilled workforce of a million people within an hour’s drive with skills 20% above national average, has 25 centres of academic excellence nearby including Cambridge and Cranfield, and is within the only UK region represented in the EU’s top 10 R&D regions.
Superior quality of life
One of the standout characteristics of Huntingdonshire is our historic and scenic market towns. With riverside locations, a mix of independent and national brands on thriving high streets with multiple market days and many pubs, bars, cafés and restaurants, the district is a truly inspiring place to work and live.
Lots of viable growth space
Huntingdonshire is open for business, with 20.6m sq ft of business floor space, lots of development land opportunity and a strong public/private sector partnership in place to support an innovative and dynamic economy including access to competitively priced commercial property and a 150 hectare Enterprise Zone.