Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland
Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland
Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland

Construction of the first phase of a £80m industrial development is underway in Sunderland. Legal & General-backed Hillthorn Business Park in Washington is on-track with GMI Construction Group poised to deliver the first tranche of buildings – seven of ten that will eventually stand on the site when it is fully developed – set to […]

In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050

By Joanne Leng MBE, chief executive, NOF North East England has been at the very heart of industry and innovation for generations, led by a cluster of companies rich in engineering excellence and ingenuity, which is continuing as the UK makes the energy transition towards achieving net zero by 2050. Its enviable geography on the […]

Port of Sunderland to play a quay role in tackling UK food shortages
Port of Sunderland to play a quay role in tackling UK food shortages
Port of Sunderland to play a quay role in tackling UK food shortages

The Port of Sunderland is soon to be home to one of Europe’s largest dedicated liquid fertiliser terminals, providing a major boost to British farmers and growers while positioning the Port at the heart of the global fertiliser supply chain. Brineflow, a leading manufacturer of Nitrasol brand liquid nitrogen fertilisers, has started work on the […]

Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business
Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business
Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business

Lockheed Martin, a global leader in space systems development, manufacturing and services, is looking for North East businesses and skills organisations to support its plans to develop a bold new future for the UK’s space sector.  Senior executives from the company are in Newcastle today to explore options for its space business, which could potentially […]

Offshore giant, Boskalis Subsea Services, makes Sunderland its next port of call
Offshore giant, Boskalis Subsea Services, makes Sunderland its next port of call
Offshore giant, Boskalis Subsea Services, makes Sunderland its next port of call

Global offshore subsea construction company Boskalis Subsea Services has opened a new regional project office at Port of Sunderland. Boskalis, which specialises in offshore contracting, marine services and dredging, will use the base to expand the presence of its Boskalis Subsea Services business vessel operations in the UK, as it looks to cater for growing […]

Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing

The region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the advisory board of Dynamo, the region’s tech network, companies were reporting buoyant order books and the promise of plenty of work in the pipeline for […]

North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength

Blog | Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager With the world opening up a little more each month, it feels as though 2022 is going to be a good year for business growth and job creation in North East England. 2021 saw a number of global brands expanding into the region, with Just Eat, Amazon, Xplor, […]

Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector
Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector
Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to Newcastle and setting up a base in the region. The announcement is the second big tech jobs boost for the city in the first few […]