Over the last 20 years, Tees Valley has evolved and changed to meet the needs of the modern market. Existing heavy industrial sites are now complemented by significant growth in the digital and creative, low carbon technology, logistics, advanced manufacturing and engineering industries.

There’s everything you need here. The universities, the colleges and the schools to enable us to train and recruit great employees. We’re well connected with great road, port and air connections, and Nifco currently exports goods to more than 100 different sites worldwide.

Erika Marshall, Nifco UK Ltd

Historically, our management team and corporate operations have always been based in the North East. We have seen the business expand and go from strength-to-strength having our central operations based here, so there was no reason to look to go elsewhere.

Chris Morgan, Mobile Mini UK

I would not move from here because so many great things have come from having my business based in Tees Valley

Carli McNaught, The Olde Young Tea House

Tees Valley is home to 17,800 businesses


Tees Valley has a £12.3bn economy


Tees Valley chemical industry employs over 200,000 staff and generates annual sales of more than £10 billion

£1.47 bn

£1.47 billion of public/private investment since 2011


Teesport is the UK’s 3rd largest port

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