A Yorkshire market town and business centre

Originally a Roman settlement, Malton has grown to become the business centre of the district of Ryedale located between York and Scarborough.

  • It has a catchment area of 34,984 people.
  • Malton is located on good road and rail links. By car it is 45 minutes from Leeds and 25 minutes from York and Scarborough. By rail London is accessible in 2-1/2 hours, with Scotland, the north west and south west also easily reached by rail.
  • Ryedale District Council has its headquarters in the town, employing approximately 250 people.
  • Malton enjoys a low level of unemployment and a higher than average number of self-employed.
  • 33% of those employed are professionals, managers or technically qualified.
  • Major employers are agriculture, distribution and catering, manufacturing and service industries.
  • Besides strong links to the agricultural sector, Malton, along with the neighbouring town of Norton, has a growing business community and is also increasingly used as a base for commuters to York, West and South Yorkshire.
  • Malton remains a traditional market town. There is a mix of national and multiple retailers and attractive local shops. Street markets are held on Saturdays, with livestock markets also held in the town on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Multiples represented in the town include; Boots, M&Co, Boyes department store, Yorkshire Trading, WH Smith and others.



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