Facts

Knowsley facts in infographics

Knowsley facts in infographics

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  • Knowsley is home to 3,700 businesses including big names like Jaguar Land Rover, QVC and Matalan
  • There are 12 universities and thousands of graduates within an hour of Knowsley
  • Knowsley has six business parks employing 30,000 people
  • More than 50% of UK population reached within a four hour drive time
  • Knowsley is aiming to build 8,000 new homes by 2028
  • Knowsley Business Park is the second largest of its kind in the North West
  • Labour costs are some of the lowest in the UK and skills are high with a wealth of logistics and distribution experience
  • 7 million people live within one hour’s drive of Knowsley
  • Knowsley offers great access to a deep sea port – Liverpool2 – and multimodal freight terminals
  • Knowsley is just eight miles from the Port of Liverpool
  • Knowsley is strategically located between two international airports
  • Knowsley is the advanced manufacturing powerhouse of the Liverpool City Region – more than one in three jobs in this sector are based here
  • Knowsley employers have access to a wide and skilled talent pool of 970,000 working age people and a further six million people are within a hour commute of Knowsley
  • GVA per head has increased by 70% over the last 15 years
  • 25% of jobs are in manufacturing, freight and logistics
  • 6,900 advanced manufacturing employees working in Knowsley
  • Knowsley is home to Knowsley Safari – the number one Safari Park in the UK, according to Trip Advisor
  • Knowsley is home to Jaguar Land Rover, where a new Evoque rolls off the production line every 92 seconds