Facts & Figures

3,250 people in Cheshire & Warrington work in Life Sciences
7,000 jobs are planned at Alderley Park by 2025
over 150 bio-tech and life-sciences businesses in the Cheshire Science Corridor Enterprise Zone
£39,600 average salary in Cheshire & Warrington


Cheshire and Warrington has long led the way in Life Sciences and innovation.

At the eastern end of the Cheshire Science Corridor, Bruntwood SciTech’s Alderley Park, has been dynamic in responding to the transformation of the life sciences market. Already home to over 2000 people, offering scientific services, flexible space and business support, plus outstanding amenities, it continues to thrive in attracting new and experienced talent from within and outside the region.

With eight universities with 105,400 science students within a 1 hour drive, producing 32,800 science graduates each year, the region is thriving with a fresh and innovative talent pool.

Alderley Park

Find out more about some of the career opportunities at Alderley Park.

PHASTAR works with small and large biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies to provide statistical consulting, analysis and reporting, data management and data science services. Find out more by watching the video below:

Customer Story: Phastar from Alderley Park on Vimeo.


Sygnature Discovery are a drug discovery contract research organisation supporting small biotechs through to large pharmaceutical companies. Find out more about how they recruit scientists in the region by watching the video below:

Customer Story: Sygnature Discovery from Alderley Park on Vimeo.

Have you considered sharing your skills and knowledge by working in a further education college?

Further Education colleges offer a range of job opportunities and need more people with skills and knowledge to help them to train young people and adults so they can progress successfully into jobs. With opportunities on a full time or part time basis, a lecturer, assessor or demonstrator role could be the job you never knew you wanted until now! Use the buttons below to explore current opportunities in your area

Life Sciences Jobs (these are a selection of jobs - click on 'View more jobs' to see more opportunities)

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Companies in Cheshire & Warrington operating in life sciences


Watch the video below to find out more about AstraZeneca:

AstraZeneca from Cheshire & Warrington Pledge on Vimeo.

Local Life Sciences Apprenticeships

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Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals Learning Opportunities

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