No city is better placed to capitalise on the rich farmland of East Anglia and the industry of the Midlands.
Peterborough itself has a manufacturing heritage, thanks in no small part to its proximity to the A1, the A14 and the east coast mainline rail route.
Engineering and brick production dominated the first part of the 20th century but since the second world war, the diversity of businesses has been spectacular. Global financiers are based here, alongside international publishers, broadcasters and retailers. Click here for a list of sectors and companies based here.
For images associated with Peterborough businesses, click here.
New town enterprise has taken care of its historic heart. The famous cathedral is the crowning glory but much of Peterborough’s past is preserved intact. Click here for more.