Haverhill Business

Haverhill has a long history of business enterprise and entrepreneurship that has underpinned much of its economic development. It has a thriving business enterprise scheme and active chamber of commerce.

The town is ideally positioned centrally to Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Colchester, Braintree, Bishops Stortford and Royston with London just over one hours drive.

This strategic location creates a wealth of opportunities, ranging from enormous potential as a leading business and investment ‘hotspot’ through to establishing Haverhill as a key regional presence.

The ability for the town to tap into the Cambridge economy and the East Anglia region has helped to create and sustain over 520 businesses over the last 40 years and support around 143,000 jobs in the region.

The capacity of Haverhill to offer land areas for development has added significantly to its attraction for business expansion in recent years.

Benefits of locating to Haverhill include:

  • Close proximity to Cambridge
  • High proportion of the population currently work in the South Cambridge Cluster
  • Employment costs are 13% lower than the national average and 30% lower than London.