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Invest in Northumberland

A place worth investing in

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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.

Speak to the team and learn about development land, industrial and office opportunities available across the county. Find out why investors like JDR Cables, AkzoNobel, Egger and RWE chose to make Northumberland home.

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Why choose Northumberland?

A bounty of opportunities

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.
A Strategic Location

Northumberland provides a strategic location to investors, offering excellent connectivity, a dedicated and adaptable workforce, deep-water port services, a range of land opportunities and 121 investment support from the Advance Northumberland Business Team.

Rich & Diverse Talent Pool

Underpinning Northumberland’s key sectors is a rich and diverse talent pool and investment in education, training, and skills. Major international companies are attracted by the award-winning educational facilities and dedicated, highly skilled workforce.

Research & Development

The scale of research and innovation in Northumberland means that businesses are ideally based to benefit from access to a wide range of universities and research centres, in the North East of England and Scotland.

Regional Investment

Regeneration programmes in Northumberland are helping to transform and redevelop town centres across the county. Current schemes are actively supporting to grow, renew and connect the county.

Quality of Life

The quality of life in Northumberland is unrivalled in the UK. From historic castles and captivating coastline to rugged countryside and dazzling dark skies, Northumberland is a land just waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself in rich heritage, Michelin Star food,  unique culture and enjoy a warm Northumbrian welcome.

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We work with local and international businesses to help them on their journey to investing in Northumberland. Get in touch with the team to discuss the opportunities available to your business.

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