Rotherham, at the centre of the United Kingdom, has a diverse business makeup, with over 100 foreign owned businesses located within the borough.
Investment over the past 15 years has seen names such as Toyoda Gosei, Tata and Boeing join world renowned UK companies such as Rolls Royce and Virgin Racing in locating their operations in the Rotherham borough.
A diverse business base in the region can provide supply chain opportunities for your business. RiDO can help you to locate the right partners and deliver cost advantage through proximity to suppliers and customers.
Rotherham, part of the Sheffield City Region, sits at the centre of the UK amongst an integrated national road network. It also connects via rail to mainline services and is closely located to the Humber Ports on the east coast. Four international airports (Manchester, East Midlands, Humberside & Leeds Bradford) are located within 90 minutes of the borough, with the new Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (RHADS) located under 30 minutes drive away.
In addition to the great physical connectivity of the borough, Rotherham is also part of the South Yorkshire Digital Region programme, delivering next generation, high speed broadband to businesses with speeds up to 100mb per second. View more information on Digital Region.
Financial & Grant Assistance
Rotherham has great incentives for international investors including a range of grant assistance packages for eligible projects. Research & Development (R&D) is a key focus for the region, and a host of schemes help Yorkshire companies to set up world class R&D operations, develop intellectual property (IP) and progress this to commercialisation. The metals technology that exists in the borough and world leading academic capability is what attracted Boeing to the borough, partnered with the University of Sheffield at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP).
For more information on Grants and Finance Click Here.
To discuss locating your businesses in the United Kingdom (UK), please contact RiDO or ring +44 (0)1709 254444.
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