13,259 companies formed

UK  669,855 companies formed in the UK in total  View national statistics


Big increase in new company registration in Cheshire in 2018

Cheshire experienced a sizeable increase in company registrations in 2018, as 13,259 companies were formed in the year. That compares with 11,619 companies registered in 2017, and brings the total number based in Cheshire to 78,274 at the close of 2018.

Across the county, there was good news. 6,243 new companies were registered in Warrington, 3,438 in Cheshire East, 2,765 in Cheshire West and Chester and 792 in Halton.

We have further breakdown of the when, where and how of company registrations in Cheshire in our interactive infographic below. It also includes an examination of the county’s performance in registering new companies compared to neighbouring counties and the rest of the UK.

If you’re looking to register a company in Cheshire, please do make use of our straightforward company registration service.