Burnley has a higher than regional average employment in a number of occupations including manufacturing, financial & insurance, health, education, retail, professional scientific & technical.

These sectors as well as ‘accommodation and food services’ and ‘business administration’ are the key sectors of employment within Burnley.

 Burnley has a total of 2,500 businesses employing 34,500 people.


Advanced Manufacturing

AMS Neve - developing and manufacturing the world’s most powerful digital sound engines. AMS Neve consoles were used to produce 80% of recent Oscar-winning movies, including “The King’s Speech”, “Black Swan”, “The...


Safran Nacelles- is a global leader in the design and manufacture of aero engine nacelles and components. Winners of Business of the Year Award 2011, 2009 and 2007. Airecelle are Burnley’s largest private...


Fort Vale Engineering -  are a world leader in the design and precision manufacture of equipment for the builders of road tankers and ISO container tanks that transport liquid, gas and hazardous...