With an outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and a skilled workforce, Harrogate district is a popular location for business growth.
Harrogate district is an enticing collection of communities and countryside, history and heritage, businesses and brands. A vital part of the ‘golden triangle’ along with Leeds and York, our district makes up a thriving and attractive area much sought after as a place to live and work.
Our economy is diverse, with a strong financial and professional services sector, world-class manufacturing, a flourishing life sciences sector, a fast growing digital/tech community and a vibrant entrepreneurial culture.
Strategically located in the centre of the UK, with excellent transport links North and South, and equidistant from ports on the East and West coast, the Harrogate district has so much to offer to UK and International investors – and we are here to help you find your next business home.Learn more
Super fast broadband now covers 95 % of the district
Total population 161,111 with 81,000 economically active
41% of the population is educated to NVQ level 4 or above
£3.87bn GVA which is 30% of North Yorkshire GVA
Almost 3 million people of working age within 1 hours drive
Voted the ‘Best Place to Work from Home’ by the Sunday Times, the quality of life in Harrogate district is an enormous draw for businesses from the UK and internationally who are looking to attract and retain talent.Learn more