We’re right at the heart of the UK’s green energy revolution. Our district is home to new investment in world-leading carbon capture technology. This also supports new investment in agritech. We’ve got a greater percentage of small businesses compared to neighbouring areas and a really well-qualified workforce. Selby College continues to be one of the best performing further education colleges in England. This means you can recruit the skills you need within the local area.
From its base at Tadcaster, Mpac Lambert exports precision engineered parts around the world. Around 180 staff are employed at its plant ad the company has seen turnover double in recent years. Links with nearby Selby College help to support new talent into the business.
Selby College offer significant support for businesses across the district and students directly benefit from developments such as the creative hub at Church Fenton. The College was recently named the best in England for getting jobseekers into employment in figures from the Department for Education. This underlined a sharp focus on top quality teaching, learning and employer engagement.
Stockbridge Technology Centre
Stockbridge Technology Centre is a hidden gem set in 200 acres of farmland on the outskirts of Cawood. The work at Stockbridge is wide-ranging. An example of this is the investment into the use of LED technology which has received much interest both nationally and internationally.