Bradford, the third largest city in the Yorkshire and the Humber region

Same day courier Bradford services are provided by Same Day Couriers Direct in this city. The city is the fourth largest in northern England, the sixth largest in England and the seventh largest in the United Kingdom.

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Bradford offers much in the way of great sightseeing; these are enjoyed by visitors from around the world. Bradford can offer fun-filled days out and some great international restaurants, music and theatre, and unmissable Bradford events.

Displaying its historic background, is Bradford Industrial Museum, housed in a 19th-century mill, with exhibits on textile machinery, steam power and engineering. The National Science and Media Museum for photography, film and television, also has an IMAX cinema, which, in 1983, became the first IMAX to be opened in Europe. Lister Park has a boating lake and Cartwright Hall art gallery, with a space dedicated to local artist David Hockney. Cartwright Hall, Lister Park was also used in the Monty Python film, The Meaning of Life as too many scenes in and around Bradford.

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“Bradford has a powerful culture of entrepreneurship. 33,400 people in the district are self-employed.”

“Bradford has the fourth highest number of manufacturing jobs of any city in the UK after London, Birmingham and Leeds.”

Bradford was the most improved city in PwC’s Good Growth for Cities Index (2019).

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Bradford is served by an excellent transport infrastructure. It has road links via the M1, M62 and A1 (M) motorways. The rail network connects Bradford to Leeds with a 20 minutes journey, travel to London in just over two hours and Manchester is just an hour.

In the Bradford District, there are over 17,000 businesses employing almost 200,000 people. A number of major companies have their headquarters in the district including leading brands. These include the headquarters for Morrisons; Provident Financial; Yorkshire Building Society and Hallmark Cards. There are two FTSE 100 companies, more than any other city in the Northern Powerhouse.

Bradford is served by Leeds Bradford International Airport which is located just a few miles from the centre of the city. Leeds Bradford Airport serves destinations within the UK and many European destinations. The airport can offer some direct flights beyond Europe and many connecting flights to global destinations keeping Bradford connected to the world. The Jet2 Head Office can be found at the airport.

Bradford, due to its historical background had an excellent canal and waterways system to move goods. There have been proposals made recently to look at reviving the historic canal system with an aim to return West Yorkshire’s canals to their historic use for freight transport. This could see freight traffic coming all the way from Hull to the district by barge.

Same day courier services for Bradford is essential and in particular due to the high volume of SMEs (small and medium enterprises), making it an exceptionally competitive industry. With Same Day Couriers Direct, we can offer our experience and expertise so you can expect to have all that a business needs in a reliable courier providing a swift and efficient service.

Same day courier Bradford helpful links

Invest in Bradford: experienced business advisors offer support to any business looking to start-up, relocate or expand in the district.

City of Bradford: for all business related information.