Paisley, located just a few miles east of Glasgow, is the administrative centre for the Renfrewshire council area. Paisley's town centre is a place of many retail outlets, replacing the weaving, textile and thread industries that once dominated the town's economy. These still leave an indelible mark with some Anchor Mill buildings remaining prominent landmarks and forming part of current regeneration schemes. Living in Paisley can mean rentals from £395 pcm for a 1 bedroom flat in the town centre to £950 pcm for a 3 bedroom detached house within easy commute, while an overall average price of £110,300 secures the purchase of a home here.
Paisley Job Opportunities
The retail sector provides a variety of jobs in Paisley, including telesales, marketing, the leisure industry and care industry are also on offer.
Paisley Employment Trends
With Paisley lying only 8 miles from Glasgow, residents are only a short rail or road trip from Glasgow's expanding job market. Glasgow's financial and business sector, as well as its manufacture and design industry employ many commuters from Paisley. Within Paisley, plans for a new £3.5m luxury boutique hotel, as well as a microbrewery are only part of a drive to stimulate its economy. Tourism and related industries also provide jobs for more than 30,000 people. Part-time and full-time positions in tourism-related industries provide various employment options.