The Port of Tyne site covers 250 hectares shared between the two boroughs bordering the mouth of the river Tyne: North Tyneside and South Tyneside. Both offer significant advantages to renewables manufacturers and supply companies wishing to locate, invest and expand in the area.
The North Tyneside workforce possesses a high level of skills, flexibility and professionalism. Responsive in meeting the needs of the borough’s business sectors, this workforce has proved highly adaptable in embracing new technologies and working procedures. The friendliness and work ethic of the local people have been major factors in attracting new investments.
North Tyneside Council’s dedicated Business Development Team offers tailored support to help businesses establish themselves in the area, providing expert advice and practical assistance with everything from sourcing suitable premises and recruiting a workforce to planning requirements and funding.
The borough has 50 business parks to choose from, offering some of the largest industrial spaces and most modern high-quality office accommodation in the UK. Cobalt, Quorum, Gosforth and Balliol business parks are four of the largest, attracting big names such as BT, IBM, Tesco Bank and Procter & Gamble.
The River Tyne North Bank Area within the borough has been granted Enterprise Zone status, offering extra incentives to investors. The area includes Royal Quays Enterprise Park on the Port of Tyne’s North Estate.
To find out more go to www.northtyneside.gov.uk.