Northumberland is a strategic location for businesses to invest, thanks to its rich talent pool, fantastic connectivity to the rest of UK and worldwide, and well-established partnerships within the county.
Northumberland is situated in the North East of England sharing a border with Scotland, Cumbria, Durham, North Tyneside and Newcastle upon Tyne. The east of county shares its border with the North Sea making it the ideal location for offshore wind operations out of Port of Blyth.
The major A1(M) connects Northumberland with wider UK making The Scottish Capital, Edinburgh just over one hour away by car. Weaving along the unspoilt coast is the East Coast Mainline which offers direct access to London by train in just under three hours. Air travel is simple with Newcastle International Airport situated just over the border of Northumberland in neighbouring Newcastle upon Tyne.
Northumberland provides a strategic location to investors, offering excellent connectivity, a dedicated and adaptable workforce, port services, a range of land opportunities and 121 investment support from the Advance Northumberland Business Team.