Cheltenham

Cheltenham is a renowned and vibrant spa town on the edge of the Cotswolds famed for its culture and education.

With a population of 100,000 it is a progressive centre for employment drawing on a strong regional catchment. Cheltenham’s parks, gardens and open spaces combine with its sports and leisure facilities to create an enviable environment in which to live and work.

Population

593,500

Total Population in Gloucestershire. 232,559 Workforce in catchment (19 – 64 year olds)

Economy

Major Employers
  • GE Aviation Systems
  • Endsleigh Insurance
  • GCHQ
  • Kohler-Mira
  • Spirax Sarco
  • Steinhoff International
  • Supergroup
  • UCAS
  • Zurich Financial Services

Investment

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3 major town centre developments agreed

£125 million of development due to start imminently

No. 1 place in the UK to raise a family
Cheltenham

Management

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Swindon, Exeter

Cheltenham has a higher percentage of Managers, Directors and Senior Officials than other centres in the South West

Population

60% of those in employment

Are employed in professional occupations

Education

Education

High achieving schools including UK top 10 state school, Pate’s and the independents, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College

Cheltenham Races

Culture

Culture

Home to the world-renowned Literature Festival, as well as the Science, Music and Jazz Festivals

Leisure

South West's Number 1 Retail town

£500M annual comparison spend in-store

Source - Retail Week 2012