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Live. Work. Play.

You are someone in Peterborough.

Peterborough is a great place to live, develop your career and make a difference.

Why Peterborough?

Peterborough can be something of a surprise to people but take a closer look at this gem of central England and you can’t miss the light under the bushel. Not only is the city steeped in history with a fine medieval cathedral and bronze age settlement at Flag Fen it also has a one billion pound regeneration scheme, efficient infrastructure, affordable housing and a great quality of life.

Peterborough is growing and attracting investment but it still offers great opportunities for companies and individuals to make an impact, success is quickly recognised and opportunities for personal and commercial growth and recognition abound.

Whether you are hoping to live and work in Peterborough or simply want to know a bit more about this dynamic, growing city you’ll find plenty of useful information in these pages.


Peterborough is a great place to start or develop your career in education whether that’s as a teacher or in a support role. Education is firmly at the heart of the city’s plans. In recent years, over £330 million has been invested into primary and secondary schools to provide high quality, state-of-the-art facilities for students and teachers.
Visit Teach Peterborough

  • £350m £350m invested into modernising school facilities
  • 85% 85% of Peterborough’s schools are rated as Good or Outstanding
  • 6th Peterborough was the 6th fastest improving LEA in the 2014 league tables

Social Work

Peterborough has great opportunities for starting or developing a career in social work. The city offers both varied challenges and a solid network of support. Our existing social care specialists have great job satisfaction thanks to the successful outcomes they are able to secure. The breadth of needs in the city means that no two days are ever the same, and with the support of a visible and well-led team our people feel that they are given the tools they need to make a difference.
Visit Social Work Peterborough

  • 840 840 enquiries per month
  • 132 The service provides better outcomes for the most vulnerable communities
  • £55m Significant investment has strengthened service provision


Peterborough is a great place to live, develop a career in healthcare and make a difference. A small but diverse city, Peterborough offers numerous routes for career progression for newly qualified healthcare professionals and a unique, innovative and exciting work environment.
Visit Health Jobs Peterborough

  • 1750 1750 more appointments created due to the GP hub
  • £335m £335 million new state-of-the-art City Hospital
  • 27 Network of 27 GP surgeries