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Successful local, national and international companies

Located just over 10 miles south of Manchester city centre and within a 15-minute drive time of Manchester airport is the town of Wilmslow and its adjacent village of Alderley Edge.

The significant clustering of successful local, national and international companies within these urban centres are, in our opinion, down to three key factors.

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Wilmslow

Successful local, national and international companies

Located just over 10 miles south of Manchester city centre and within a 15-minute drive time of Manchester airport is the town of Wilmslow and its adjacent village of Alderley Edge.

The significant clustering of successful local, national and international companies within these urban centres are, in our opinion, down to three key factors:

Entrepreneurial spirit

Wilmslow and Alderley Edge are located within the southern commuter belt of Manchester and as such are residential locations of choice for high net worth individuals and their families. This wealth hub brings forward investment opportunities as new and established businesses alike are attracted to the area, and benefit from access to investment capital, experience and talent that can be taped into within local networks.

Great transport links

A substantial and talented workforce is within easy reach along with key city centres of Manchester, London and Birmingham.

Main line rail services between Manchester and London, and Manchester and Crewe all stop at Wilmslow and Alderley Edge stations with frequent services.

The regions motorway network is easily accessed from Junction 6 of the M56 with the M60 and M6 also within a short driving distance. The A34 dual carriageway provides an excellent north/south link for commuters from south Manchester and south Cheshire alike. The nearby A555 Eastern Link Road provide a direct route to Manchester airport where access to flights to over 225 worldwide destinations can be found.

A great place to relax

Wilmslow and Alderley Edge offer the perfect location for the conscientious employer seeking to attract employee talent who wish to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Employee wellness is crucial to successful business and Wilmslow and Alderley Edge are both well recognised for their abundance of pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes, ideal for lunch or post work drinks with colleagues.

The food and drink offering consists of a wide range of cuisines and tastes from national chains to high quality independents. Popular bars and restaurants include Juniper, Sotto and Suburban Green, whilst Brewhouse & Kitchen, and Coach & Four offer a pub like experience.

The café scene is a broad one with independents and chains to include RISE, The Service Course, Cassa Italia, Nourish, Costa, Café Nero and Starbucks.

Beyond food and drink is The Rex in Wilmslow, a boutique, independent cinema that shows all the latest blockbusters along with live National Theatre broadcasts offering a truly unique cinema experience.

Those with a more active lifestyle are easily satisfied. The Everybody Gym and Pool at Wilmslow Leisure Centre along with local yoga and private fitness studios ensure choice. Golf, cricket and excellent cycling on the flat Cheshire lanes or hills of the Peak District are but a few activities that can be enjoyed at both locations.

We have a number of properties in both Wilmslow and Alderley Edge.

We enjoy the great amenities of Wilmslow, which are right on our doorstep, and the town’s easy access to the local road and rail network. The proximity of the station was particularly important as our analysts are often travelling to and from London for training.

Tony Sellars, COO – Grayce – Grove Chambers, Wilmslow