Hinckley and Bosworth

Hinckley and Bosworthis a largely rural borough of 297 square kilometres located in the south-west of Leicestershire. 

The majority of the 109,900 residents live in the main urban areas of Hinckley, Burbage, Barwell and Earl Shilton in the southwest of the borough. There are also sizeable settlements near to Leicester to the east and in the central and northern parts of the borough. 

The district is home to some large employers including MIRA, Caterpillar and Triumph motorcycles. The expansion of the MIRA Technology Park provides significant opportunities for economic growth in the district, especially around transport technology. 

The borough has a range of attractive and distinctive landscapes with some significant visitor attractions including Twycross Zoo, Mallory Park and Bosworth Battlefield. 

The information in the related labour market dashboards [insert link] refers to the Hinckley and Bosworth economy.  Further information can be accessed via the Nomis website.