Access and sites
Fast access to both M1 and A1 routes to London and Scotland, and to the East coast ports, has attracted major distribution companies including B&Q and Wilkinsons to the area. Two airports and five universities are within easy reach.
London is just 1 hour and 25 minutes from Bassetlaw with fast, frequent train services running from Retford’s iconic East Coast Main Line station.
Bassetlaw (North Nottinghamshire) has strengths in both the urban and rural economies, with two distinctive market towns and a district-wide improvement scheme.
The area has over 160ha of development land, including two major sites close to the A1 and
The Harworth area offers two major development opportunities, the most prominent being 80ha offering a unique opportunity for a significant investment; the second site, a business park of 21ha, is minutes from Junction 34 of the A1.
Education and Skills
A close relationship with the five nearby universities, together with the newly combined Noth Notts and Rotherham Colleges – now known as the ‘RNN’ group – provides a well-educated working population.
The percentage of students gaining passes in GCSE English and Maths is above the national average.
The major conurbations of Nottingham, Lincoln, Sheffield and Doncaster surround the area making North Nottinghamshire the ideal place for work/life balance, due to accessibility, affordability and availability of leisure facilities.