KETTERING BUSINESS PARK IS PROMINENTLY LOCATED WITHIN 1.8 MILES OF A14 (JUNCTION 7)

LOCATION

Kettering Business Park is prominently situated to the north of Kettering town centre on the A43 dual carriageway which provides direct access to J7 of the A14 within 1.8 miles.

The A14 connects to the M1/M6 interchange 25 miles to the West. The A14 connects to the M1/M6 interchange 25 miles to the West and the M11/A1 40 miles to the East which in turn leads to the East Coast ports of Felixstowe and Harwich.

Kettering has excellent rail links to London St Pancras International with a journey time of approximately 1 hour.

THE REGION

In 2001, the total annual resident population within a 60 minute off-peak drive time from Kettering was 2.75 million. This is expected to increase at a relatively high growth rate of 0.7% per year to just over 3 million in 2016.

The age profile around Kettering has an above average percentage of people aged between 35-54 years.

The 30-45 minute drive time has a higher than average proportion of people employed in management and professional occupations which reflects its rural location. It also has the highest percentage of people with a degree or similar level qualification.

There are approximately 1.1 million economically active people in the 60 minute drive time around Kettering. Approximately 78% are employed in full time work, which is similar to the national average.

Kettering is accessible to the more affluent sectors of the population who live in the surrounding rural areas. However, it is easy for people to commute to neighbouring town and cities for work and leisure activities.

A dramatic increase of the borough’s housing stock will provide enormous opportunities for businesses over the next twenty years, and Kettering Borough Council is very committed to grasping this opportunity to safeguard Kettering’s future as a vibrant and dynamic business centre.

WORKFORCE

EDUCATION