The town of Runcorn is located in Halton, Cheshire, north-west England - and is an important crossing point on the river Mersey due to the Silver Jubilee Bridge, which links it with Widnes. This page lists details of recruitment agencies operating in and around Runcorn - including Frodsham, Widnes and Ellesmere Port - and will be of great help if you are seeking a job or candidates to fill a role in the area.
What sort of employers are there in Runcorn?
As with neighbouring Ellesmere Port, the Chemical Industry is very important in Runcorn - with local employers including Shell's Stanlow oil refinery (employing around 1,000 people), and Ineos (which produces substances including chlorine and caustic soda and employs around 1,600 people). Retail has a strong hub in the area in the form of the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet - which includes around 145 shops. Unemployment in Runcorn is relatively high - although this situation has improved in recent years.
How easy is it to travel to and from Runcorn?
As mentioned previously, Runcorn is an important crossing on the river Mersey - and its importance is set to increase when the Mersey Gateway (second crossing) opens in 2017. The current bridge gives Runcorn easy road access to Liverpool - and Manchester is around a 30 mile drive down either the M56 or M62 motorway. There are two railway stations in Runcorn - Runcorn and Runcorn East.
What kind of recruitment agencies are there in Runcorn?
Due to its importance in industry and manufacturing - specifically chemicals - you will find that this is a popular speciality for recruiters in the Runcorn area. Given this concentration of manufacturers, the Logistics Industry is also strong around the Mersey Estuary. As with any location, you will also find more general recruiters in the area - which whilst not as specialised, often have a greater breadth of contacts and knowledge at their disposal.
This page lists agencies in the Runcorn, Widnes and Ellesmere Port area - allowing you to easily find a recruiter that suits your needs.