This market town lies just ten miles from Northampton in Northamptonshire. The town has a population of 75,400 but this is set to grow by up to 30 per cent over the next 30 years, due to 12,800 extra homes being built in the east of the town. Good transport links, particularly to both London and the Midlands, mean that it is becoming a popular commuter town. The A45 links the town with the A14, and M1 which also allows links to the east and west of the country. The A45 links the town with other important local settlements such as Northampton and Peterborough.
The Swansgate Shopping Centre is the main shopping facility in the town, with all the usual high street favourites such as HMV and New Look. Other big retailers and supermarkets can be found in nearby out of town centres. There are several industrial including Park Farm, Denington, Leyland and Finedon Road. The nearest university is The University of Northampton.
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Founded in 1770, Weatherbys is a family firm based in the area with a rich history. Weatherbys provides British Horseracing with its central administration and acts as its bank, maintaining the founding thoroughbred breed register. From its headquarters, the company employs hundreds of people and provides a range of business and financial services to the equine sector, making it one of the most important employers in the area. Behind the scenes and face to face roles within the company create employment opportunities for people with a range of qualifications.
The town is a popular location for businesses to have headquarters and main offices, with 2,500 businesses taking advantage if its good transport links and cheap office space. Traditional employment specialisms in engineering and footwear are increasingly being complemented in the area by diversification to include wholesale, distribution and transportation activities as well as a growing service sector. Major employers with bases in the area include The Oxford University Press, Siemens, and Whitworths. Business and secretarial skills would benefit a career here.