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Work completes on multi-million pound port expansion
Work completes on multi-million pound port expansion

Port of Sunderland is ensuring it is well positioned to attract future investment, after work on a multi-million-pound expansion programme was completed this week. The Port of Sunderland – which was bolstered by an £8.2millon investment after areas of its estate were granted Enterprise Zone (EZ) status in 2017 – has undergone a major improvement-programme to its East Shore […]

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Riverside Sunderland: Plan promises 1000 new homes, 10,000 new jobs and a transformed city centre
Riverside Sunderland: Plan promises 1000 new homes, 10,000 new jobs and a transformed city centre

A transformational masterplan that will reinvent the heart of Sunderland has been released today.  The Riverside Sunderland Masterplan, which sets out a detailed blueprint for the regeneration of a key city centre quarter with sweeping views across the river, has been unveiled by Sunderland City Council.  Describing Riverside Sunderland as ‘the most exciting regeneration site […]

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Growth Funding Secured for Advanced and Offshore Manufacturing Zone
Growth Funding Secured for Advanced and Offshore Manufacturing Zone

Funding has been secured to create a Manufacturing Zone within Jarrow Business Centre in South Tyneside, to support high growth businesses in the advanced manufacturing and offshore energy supply chain. South Tyneside Council has been awarded almost £500,000 from the Government’s Local Growth Fund through the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), to develop the […]

The Northern Spire Bridge, Sunderland Opens August 2018
Deal agreed for Sunderland’s £60m Hillthorn Park that will create a manufacturing hub and could support the creation of 1,600 jobs.
Deal agreed for Sunderland’s £60m Hillthorn Park that will create a manufacturing hub and could support the creation of 1,600 jobs.

Deal agreed for £60m Sunderland regeneration scheme to redevelop the 61.8-acre Hillthorn Park site in Washington into a manufacturing hub, that could support the creation of 1,600 jobs. Legal & General, on behalf of its Industrial Property Investment Fund, has agreed a deal with Sunderland City Council to invest £60m in a regeneration scheme that […]

Port of Sunderland has started work on the East Shore phase of EZ infrastructure improvements
Multi-million-pound boost for Port of Sunderland as work gets underway
Multi-million-pound boost for Port of Sunderland as work gets underway

Port of Sunderland – which was bolstered by an £8.2millon investment after areas of its estate were granted Enterprise Zone (EZ) status in 2017 – has embarked on an ambitious programme of enabling engineering works to deliver major improvements to its East Shore nine-acre development site, to make it shovel ready for attracting inward investment. The municipally-owned port […]

Hyperdrive Battery Plant, Sunderland
Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive agreement opens way for battery trains across Britain
Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive agreement opens way for battery trains across Britain

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation have signed an exclusive agreement to develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East. The two North East manufacturers will now accelerate the creation of batteries that can be mass-produced to provide emission-free power for hundreds of battery trains across the UK. […]

New tenant at Jade Business Park
Jade Business Park welcomes first tenant
Jade Business Park welcomes first tenant

Japanese corporation, Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe, is gearing up for growth after becoming the first tenant at a new County Durham business park. Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe (SEWS-E), is expanding and relocating its workforce from its base at Rainton Bridge, Houghton-le-Spring to a new site at Jade Business Park is a 55-acre employment […]

AirView Park, a new, airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon

Land, regeneration and property developer, Tynexe Commercial Ltd, is looking for entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders from all industries to pull together, collaborate and help investment in the North East come back bigger, better and stronger despite the public health crisis having an effect on companies across most sectors. Having temporarily paused work at AirView […]