Corby has been named by the Office for National Statistics in 2016 as the fastest growing borough outside London and remains on course to achieve its target of doubling in size between 2001 and 2031.
Many international businesses are attracted to Corby due to its easy access to road and rail network, being within the Golden Triangle of the M1, M6 and M42 road network and benefiting also from the A14, which forms part of Euroroute E30 and forms part of the TENTEC Trans European Network (part of route E24), which connects to Felixstowe as part of the North Sea – Mediterranean route, one of Europe’s most important freight corridors.
Being centrally located, Corby provides excellent access to all areas of the country, UK and international markets
Corby’s larger employment sectors are transportation and storage, manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade. Corby’s Midland Logistic Park has recently opened, it is one of the largest in the UK attracting successful companies such as Eddie Stobart and B/S/H Home Appliances.
Continuing investment in the town has seen the town centre transformed in the last 10 years, bringing excellent modern leisure facilities to the area such as the Corby International Swimming Pool, The Core Theatre and the Savoy Cinema. Corby also benefits from an impressive and popular urban sports centre, Adrenalin Alley.
For more information of what Corby has to offer visit the love Corby website at https://lovecorby.co.uk & if you are keen on experiencing, creating and taking part in cultural activities visit https://www.madeincorby.co.uk/
The potential of Corby has been recognised by the UK’s leading house-builders who are continuing to deliver the population growth and major road investment.
The North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy (July 2016) allocated the site west of Corby as part of the strategic plan for the county for development. The West Corby Strategic Urban Extension has plans for 4,500 homes, schools, and retail facilities.
Corby also benefits from excellent schools, with the Brooke Weston Trust schools being at the forefront of education in the county.