Newton Abbot recruitment agencies - Agency Central

Newton Abbot lies within the Teignbridge district of south Devon in England. Its been a market town since the 1300s, and has since developed into a bustling destination for businesses and tourists alike. The town is famous for its racecourse which dates back to 1866, and plays host to a variety of events other than horse-racing like car boot sales, conferences, and antiques fairs.

There are several reputable single and multi-branch recruitment agencies in the local area, offering a wide variety of employment opportunities within Newton Abbot and the neighbouring areas. These include specialist recruiters covering the healthcare, education and catering/hospitality industries. 

Key employment in Newton Abbot

The population is around 25,000 and 14.3% of working-age residents possess higher level qualifications. Just over 9% of the towns inhabitants are self-employed, and 12% of the workforce are employed in managerial and senior staff roles. The average household income is £25,444.

The major employment sectors are wholesale / retail (21.8%), health and social care (12.9%), and manufacturing (14.2).

Newton Abbot’s indoor and outdoor markets offer a variety of full-time, part-time and temporary opportunities for retail and catering staff. There are numerous high street and independent local shops in the area, and Austins Department Store is also a large local employer. 

It has been reported that the town's economy is bucking the national trend, with shop vacancy rates and footfall in Newton Abbot being much better than the national average. With this in mind, plus the fact that the town is situated so close to other key employment locations like Exeter and Plymouth, recruitment agencies believe that job-seekers will find Newton Abbot full of possibilities.

Elsewhere, Newton Abbot’s ball clay industry is a major contributor to its economy, thanks to Devon’s natural clay resources. Local clay is transported to Teignmouth by articulated lorry, so that it can be exported by ship. 

The area is also home to a large number of business parks at locations like Decoy, Wharf Road, Brunel, and Bradley Lane.

Where can you find recruitment agencies?

Newton Abbot Railway Station is served by both local and long-distance train services. The town’s recruitment agencies are located within a 1 mile radius of the railway station. Regular local bus links are also available.


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We have 6 Recruitment Agencies based in Newton Abbot and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

Educated Recruitment

Industries covered: Education
Goodison House, 57 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 1JQ

Job Shop Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Engineering, Health Care, Industrial, Retail
76 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2ER

West Country Recruitmen

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality
15 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2HN

Brite Services

Industries covered: Electronics, Engineering
South Devon House, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2BP


Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Driving, Engineering, Executive / Management, Health Care, Industrial, IT, Legal, Rail, Energy / Renewable Energy, Digital
110 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2EU
1 Southernhay West, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1JG 2 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1RH 6 / 7 Duke Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1AY 2nd Floor, Kelso Business Centre, Gerald Street, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL11 1BS Unit 5, Turnstone Business Park, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0WN
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Industries covered: Health Care
88 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2ET
Ground Floor, 6 Riverside House, Heron Way, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2XN 4 Westmarch Business Centre, River Way, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1NS Unit 5 Pine Court, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 8AD Unit D11, Heritage Business Park, Heritage Way, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4BG Devonshire Business Centre, Office 3, Wade Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8PE 15 Prebendal Court, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8EY Room 10, The Rural Enterprise Centre, Stafford Drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 3FE 3 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4PN Suite 1, 32 Wellington Square, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1PN 1st Floor Websters Court, Websters Way, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8JQ 11-13 Victoria Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 5QQ Unit 2 Eurogate, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8XW The Bold Business Centre, Bold Ln, Saint Helens, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA9 4TX West Office, St Andrews House, Pin Hill, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BJ 7 Hamill House, 112-116 Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 4DH 13a Dover Innovation Centre, Dover, Kent, CT17 0HL 655 The Crescent Colchester Business Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 9YQ Ground Floor, Regent House, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1HP 9c Cavendish Court South Parade, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2DJ
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