Barnsley is a town in South Yorkshire, England. It has a population of about 240,000 and is situated about seven miles north of Sheffield city centre. It lies on the River Dearne and sprawls across the hills to the east of Brightside.
The engineering sector in Barnsley is a significant contributor to the local economy, with a strong skills base and excellent collaborative links between universities and businesses.The number of companies working in this sector is growing which means that there are lots of jobs available for skilled engineers.
There are great transport services in and around Barnsley with several bus services and trains to travel further afield.