Rutland ranks as one of the most popular places to live in the country, due to its:
low crime rates
high life expectancy
high levels of academic achievement and attainment
active and enriched communities
This makes Rutland particularly attractive to smaller, niche and high value businesses.
We are within reasonable distance to the major growth cities of:
There are over 1,900 businesses in the county. Our manufacturing and service sectors have seen strong growth.
Rutland benefits from good transport connectivity, served by:
rail links to Stansted and Birmingham
easy connections to the A1, A47 and the A606
Around 95% of the county has access to Superfast Broadband.
Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership
We are part of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP).
The GLLEP Growth Hub website has information about business support services and activities.
You can also call their helpline: 01522 782 067 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm).