Why work in Worcestershire?

There are so many reasons to live and work in Worcestershire. It is a picturesque county in the heart of England that is famous for its outstanding scenery, including the Malvern Hills and Severn Valley, a rich mix of historic towns and villages and the cathedral city of Worcester. Worcestershire's population is a diverse mix of built-up, urban areas surrounded by quieter countryside.

Travel

There is easy access to and from the surrounding areas of the West Midlands and the West Country via the M5/M6, M5/M42/M40 and M5/M4.

Accommodation

You'll find a good mix of accommodation within the private rented sector as well as homes to buy at reasonable prices.

Leisure

There is an array of bars and restaurants offering some superb nightlife, as well as highstreets and shopping centres mixed with mainstream stores and independent shops. The city and many of the surrounding towns have regular food, clothing and craft markets and there are often festivals and events throughout the year.

Schools, childcare and family support

Worcestershire's schools and early year's providers are rated among the best in the country. There is a mix of small and large schools as well as a wide variety of nurseries, pre-schools and childminders to provide childcare and early education. The county's children's centres are run by council-commissioned Early Help Providers and offer a range of free support to families with children aged 0-19.

To find out more about the County visit www.visitworcestershire.org or www.wlep.co.uk/about/worcestershire