The town is surrounded by hills and moorland and is located on the edge of an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Burnley is a perfect place to live, work and invest. We have an excellent geographic location and companies based in Burnley are in easy reach of suppliers and customers both regionally and nationally.
This is our Burnley, a hive of industry on the edge of something beautiful.
Finsley Gate Wharf, is now in line for £2 million of Heritage Lottery Fund backing. The canal site will be the latest piece of the £125 million redevelopment of Burnley’s former mill heartland. Emergency funding totaling £289,300 will first be deployed to ensure the structural stability of three historic warehouses, a canal cottage, old blacksmith’s forge and boat slipway. While that work is being completed, the Canal and Rivers Trust is being asked to draw up a restoration schedule, which should release the remainder of the main grant. Early ideas for the wharf, known locally as Mile Wharf, include a boat repair yard, restaurant, read more>>