An established business location Northumberland is strategically located between two of Europe’s great cities, Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne.


Northumberland is a strategically well connected location with access to UK, European and international markets, underpinned by a wide range of transport options for people and goods and excellent digital and telecoms networks.

Air

  • Newcastle International Airport is a short drive from most of Northumberland’s key business locations
  • Daily BA, Emirates, Air France and KLM flights to Europe and global hubs
  • Airfreight services to and from global markets

Road

  • A1 (M) connects Northumberland to the entire motorway network
  • A19 and A69 trunk road connections to the south and west
  • Excellent choice of hauliers and logistics companies

Sea

  • Major container services at the Ports of Blyth, Tyne and Teesport
  • Modern infrastructure and development sites at the Port of Blyth
  • Ferry services to Amsterdam and Scandinavia

Rail

  • Half-hourly rail services link Newcastle to London in less than three hours, and to Edinburgh in 90 minutes
  • Tyne Valley commuter services

Broadband

  • Broadband connections across the county