NEAA 2019 Expo event at The Beacon of Light in Sunderland Picture: DAVID WOOD
Over 600 delegates attend NE Auto Expo in massive show of strength for the North East automotive sector
Over 600 delegates attend NE Auto Expo in massive show of strength for the North East automotive sector

Delegates at the fifth annual NE Auto Expo, coordinated by the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), heard the sector has created 8,000 jobs and attracted £1.9 billion of capital investment in the last ten years. Both figures are set to grow strongly with the creation of the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), situated close to […]

Port of Sunderland Ariel View Corporation Quay - Energy Gateway North East England
Port of Sunderland ready after Dogger Bank announcement
Port of Sunderland ready after Dogger Bank announcement

Port of Sunderland has declared itself “ready, willing and able to deliver”, after a long-awaited Government announcement of investment in Dogger Bank.  The North East port – which is owned and operated by Sunderland City Council, and which stands just minutes from open sea – said it expects to see strong interest in its facilities […]

THE BEAM, Sunderland - Quality City Centre Office Accommodation
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs

Ocado, a world-leading e-commerce business is set to create up to 300 new jobs in Sunderland, after it was unveiled as the first occupier to take space on the former Vaux Brewery site. Ocado, ‘the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’, has signed a 15-year deal to let the top two floors of THE BEAM, a flagship […]

Sunderland battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation has expanded making the largest dedicated battery manufacturing facility in the UK outside of OEM's
Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland as it grows globally
Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland as it grows globally

Battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland and has doubled the size of its production facility by taking over the whole of its base at the Future Technology Centre building next to Turbine Business Park. The expansion makes it the largest dedicated battery manufacturing facility in the UK outside of original equipment manufacturers such as […]

International Advanced Manufacturing Park Sunderland.South Tyneside April 2019
Innovation boost for IAMP
Innovation boost for IAMP

PLANS to establish a transformational advanced manufacturing innovation facility at the heart of the £400m International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) have received a major boost today (Thursday 21 March). The announcement is a green light from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for the consortium behind the Centre for Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (CeSAM) to bid for […]

BGL Group creates 40 new digital jobs in Sunderland in new tech hub
Digital distributor BGL Group to create 40 jobs in new digital hub
Digital distributor BGL Group to create 40 jobs in new digital hub

BGL Group to create 40 digital jobs at Sunderland base BGL Group, a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services, is to invest £3m in a new tech hub at its base in Sunderland, it announced today. The investment has been welcomed by MAKE it Sunderland at Sunderland City Council, which has advised […]

Engineering a bright future, news story (Aug 2018)
Engineering a bright future
Engineering a bright future

A HIGH voltage engineering company, which recently opened a new office in Sunderland, has its eyes on further growth after bagging £1.15m in funding. EDS HV was launched in Lancashire in 1993 and offers a complete end-to-end turnkey engineering solution, working on renewable energy projects across the globe. The renewable energy sector has witnessed unprecedented […]

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 […]