Speculative Team Valley scheme over 65% let
Speculative Team Valley scheme over 65% let

A speculative trade park development at Team Valley in Gateshead has achieved over 65% occupancy, leaving only three properties remaining. Comprising of nine new units, Earlsway Trade Park was developed by Northumberland Estates to provide quality commercial accommodation for a wide range of occupiers. Since completion of construction, the scheme has attracted a number of […]

The search is on for the region’s contact centre superheroes
The search is on for the region’s contact centre superheroes

Entries have now opened for the North East Contact Centre Awards 2018, which looks to recognise and reward the outstanding achievements of superheroes within the industry. The awards, which is now in its 16th year, will celebrate employees who have helped to shape the positive reputation of the industry in the region, as well as […]

Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech

As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre during his trip to the region on Friday (7th Sept). Located in Baltic Quarter, Gateshead, PROTO is an £8 million-pound, state-of-the-art research and development facility (R&D) for organisations to test and create […]

Council set to deliver first phase of ‘game-changing’ Aykley Heads business park
Council set to deliver first phase of ‘game-changing’ Aykley Heads business park

A new private sector business park capable of attracting up to 6,000 new jobs, worth £400 million to the county’s economy looks set to move into its first phase of development. The unique site on Aykley Heads, set in mature parkland and with outstanding views over the World Heritage site, offers a once in a […]

Hitachi investment in train factory tops £100million with new building completion in Newton Aycliffe
Hitachi investment in train factory tops £100million with new building completion in Newton Aycliffe

Hitachi have opened a new £5m building at their train factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.  The new building, which increases production capacity, means Hitachi’s total investment in the site reaches over £100million. The new building, named ‘Aspire’ following a staff competition, was opened by Phil Wilson MP. Established in 2015, the Newton Aycliffe plant […]

Sunderlands Northern Spire Bridge Opens
Sunderlands Northern Spire Bridge Opens

Sunderland’s stunning new Northern Spire bridge has opened to traffic this morning (Wednesday August 29). The landmark bridge across the River Wear, with its majestic 105m central A-frame pylon, was opened at 11.10am, with the first members of the public driving, riding and walking across seconds later. Northern Spire is the result of an innovative […]

Responsive Engineering Expands into Port of Blyth with New Quayside Fabrication Facility
Responsive Engineering Expands into Port of Blyth with New Quayside Fabrication Facility

Responsive Engineering is expanding into the Port of Blyth with a new fabrication facility to provide specialist services to the North East’s growing offshore energy sector. Part of global engineering firm Reece Group, Responsive Engineering operates in a wide range of markets including oil and gas, subsea, offshore renewables, nuclear, rail and defence. As the […]

Saipem expands to North Tyneside
Saipem expands to North Tyneside

A global leader in the oil and gas sector is launching a new office in North Tyneside. Saipem Limited has announced it will be opening an office in North Tyneside Council’s Swans Centre for Innovation (CFI) based on the Swans Offshore Energy Park in Wallsend. Its services include drilling, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of […]