Blackburn, a town located in the North West

Same day courier Blackburn services are provided by Same Day Couriers Direct in this town. The Lancashire town of Blackburn has a rich industrial heritage.

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Blackburn is of interest to the visitor with a mix of attractions and events held in the town. The Anglican Cathedral is in the town centre. Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery offers something for everyone with books to beetles and from mummies to machinery. There are a number of theatres that attract international performances all year round from Vienna, Russia and Italy for lovers of ballet and opera. As an industrial town where cotton was king, there are heritage trails to explore for history buffs.

Blackburn economic sectors

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Key growth sectors:

  • professional scientific and technical services
  • retail
  • business administration and support services
  • manufacturing
  • construction
  • health

“There are in the region of 70,000 employee jobs in Blackburn with Darwen. Around seven in ten jobs in the borough are found in the main sectors of; health, manufacturing, retail and wholesale, education and business administration and support services.”

Same day courier Blackburn services

Blackburn has a good road infrastructure allowing good connectivity, the A666 provides an access corridor to Bolton, Greater Manchester, Yorkshire and the Ribble Valley. There are three motorway junctions on the M65 which provide access to Preston, Burnley and the rest of Lancashire and further connections to the M61, M66 and M6 motorways. Rail lines also connect Blackburn as the town is served by the York to Blackpool line and also to Manchester with the Victoria Line.

Blackburn became Blackburn with Darwen in the 70s and is home to a number of businesses categorised as global. Including Crown Paints, with head offices in Darwen; Herbert Parkinson Ltd, textile factory in Darwen and part of the John Lewis Partnership since 1953; Graham & Brown Wallcoverings Inc. have their Design & Marketing Centre in Blackburn, the company is the UK’s largest wall coverings provider and Euro Garages, one of the world’s leading independent convenience retailers with an extensive network of sites across international markets in the UK and Ireland, Europe, Australia and the USA, have their head office in the town.

Blackburn is served by Manchester Airport which is just over 30 minutes away and also has easy access to Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Manchester Airport offers both passenger and freight services providing air freight and cargo services to and from all parts of the world. Liverpool Airport has over 70 destinations to choose from, primarily across Europe.

Blackburn with Darwen and the Lancashire area requires a same-day courier that is a fast and reliable service provider. At Same Day Couriers Direct, we use our expertise from experience in various industries and provide support when your business requires it. We have the same-day courier service that will support and meet your expectations.

Same day courier Blackburn helpful links

Invest in Lancashire: information providing a full range of business support services to help you grow in Blackburn and Lancashire.

Visit Blackburn: the official website guide to Blackburn and Darwen.