Northumberland Energy Park – Phase 1

Location Northumberland
Quay Length (m)


Site Size (ha)

36 HA including 11.13 HA Enterprise Zone

Development Land Size (ha)

24 HA including 11.13 HA Enterprise Zone

LOA (m)


Beam (m)


Current Draft (LAT) (m)


General load capacity (t/m2)


Heavy lift capacity (tonnes)

400 tonnes


Energy Central is a unique partnership between Advance Northumberland, Northumberland County Council, ORE Catapult and the Port of Blyth, encompassing a selection of strategic land development sites across the Blyth Estuary. Northumberland Energy Park Phase 1 is an established fully operation hub made up of world-leading organisations, skills and infrastructure making it one of Europe’s outstanding investment destinations for those operating in the energy, offshore wind and subsea sectors.

A premier East Coast UK location for a range of energy – based industries, including the global offshore and marine sectors:

  • Providing direct quay access with deep-water and jack up barge capability, plus access to four additional deep-water berths at Battleship Wharf.
  • North East Enterprise Zone status providing enhanced capital allowances incentives.
  • Local Development Order in place to help fast track developments for offshore energy, marine and port related uses.
  • Site Power capacity up to 100 MVA
  • In close proximity to a National Grid substation, offering an access point to the grid for energy generation/infrastructure projects.
  • £36m Government investment secured to develop new dock
  • Energy Central has an established Engineering Cluster and Supply Chain, with extensive expertise located near the area.
  • Excellent transport links with easy access via Road, Rail, Air and Sea
  • Close proximity to the UK first Gigafactory, British Volt

Owners: Advance Northumberland Website: Telephone: 01670 528463