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Unrivalled location

picturesque landscapes
and vibrant towns


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31/05/2013 - Enterprising university student wins £18,000 of investment

A young Yorkshire entrepreneur has taken on a team of six and won the contract to be the online camping partner of V Festival.

One excellent location

Strong in business

Embracing new ideas and revolutionary ways of working is second nature for a region that flourished during the industrial revolution. Today, Kirklees remains a world-leading force in many industries:

  • Sector strengths include textiles, manufacturing, creative and digital industries, financial and business sectors
  • Major developments in the District are providing more opportunities for businesses in Huddersfield and Dewsbury
  • Support for businesses is wide ranging, with Kirklees Council dedicated to helping local businesses to grow and develop

A place to make it

With big cities and national parks on the doorstep, the region offers residents an enviable choice of lifestyles. With relatively low property prices and excellent road, rail and airport links, it’s a place where you can make things happen.

For individuals, families or businesses relocating to the area, the area has a great deal to offer. Click here to find out all you need to know to make the move to Huddersfield.