Commercial property in Barnsley
Barnsley is a town in South Yorkshire, located halfway between Leeds and Sheffield. Barnsley has historically benefitted from its linen, mining and coal trade and today is home to some major companies including ASOS and Premier Foods.
Barnsley - transport links
A regeneration programme focussed on the town centre has seen major developments including the transport interchange, new offices and apartments, as well as a cultural centre. Outside the town centre residents can find large retail parks, supermarkets and housing areas. With more businesses now entering the area, unemployment is now below the national average.
The Barnsley Interchange is the main transport hub with a bus and train station. Frequent train services run directly to major locations including Leeds, Sheffield, Chesterfield and Nottingham. The nearest airport is Robin Hood Airport, which is 26 miles away.
In addition to its strong economic position, Barnsley attracts residents and visitors to the area with neighbouring villages and the Peak District bordering the outskirts.