Improve Your Competitive Advantage

To be a successful business, you need to control your costs. Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire offers a comparative cost advantage over most UK locations. But most importantly, our cost-effectiveness does not require any compromises on quality. Why else would global firms like JCB, Amazon, Molson-Coors, Michelin and Vodafone choose to locate and expand here?

Property Costs

Our wide range of available offices, science parks, industrial and distribution units are extremely competitive compared to neighbouring areas and the national average.

Salary Costs

Wage costs in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire are consistently lower than national and regional averages across manufacturing and services sectors.

Manufacturing – skilled operative Outbound telesales
Stafford £18,774 £19,780
Stoke-on-Trent £17,330 £18,490
West Midlands £19,805 £20,210
United Kingdom £20,631 £21,500

Source: Reward DataA June 2015

Living Costs

With house prices a fraction of the cost here than elsewhere in the UK, there is a significant cost of living advantage with higher disposable income and more home for your money.

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Average House Price

Average Detached House Price

Stoke-on-Trent

£110,811

£186,336

Staffordshire

£192,748

£282,251

Greater Manchester

£165,881

£283,083

West Midlands

£169,857

£308,187

National Average

£265,544

£359,785

Source: Land Registry of England and Wales, for the month June 2015.

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Email : enquiries@makeitstokestaffs.co.uk

STATISTICS

2760000
People live within 45 minute drive time
73.6
Economic activity rate
683000
Working age adults
243000
Students within one hour's drive

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