If you are thinking about relocating, North Tyneside offers outstanding opportunities for business development and a top-quality lifestyle – the area boasts the UK’s largest and most successful office park, two Enterprise Zones and superb transport links.

Well Connected

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North Tyneside enjoys excellent road, rail, sea and air links to the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond, helping to support a dynamic, outward-facing economy.

 

The key employment locations in the borough are located within 30 minutes of Newcastle International Airport  – voted ‘Best Large UK Airport’ by readers of Which? in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

 

The airport directly connects to more than 80 destinations and provides travelers access to the wider global network including Heathrow, Amsterdam, Paris, Dubai, Brussels, Dublin and Copenhagen. 

 

International connectivity is also supported by a range of ports, including the Port of Tyne – which was voted ‘Port of the Year 2014’.  The Port offers roll-on, roll-off facilities, deep-water river berths and customs-approved warehousing and storage, including a one-stop logistics service. It also has an international passenger ferry terminal offering cruises to European destinations, with new routes being connected all the time.

 

From Newcastle’s Central Station, the cities of London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh can all be reached in less than three hours, with trains to London running every half hour during the daytime on weekdays.

 

Rapid regional and national road links are offered via the A1 and A19. The recently opened second Tyne Tunnel has transformed North East traffic flow, eliminating queues and unlocking workforce potential for businesses.  In addition, the Shields Ferry operates a regular 30 minute service linking the North side of the river to the South, in less than 8 minutes.

 

Throughout region, an extensive bus and Tyne and Wear Metro service links major employment sites with residential and retail areas as well as Newcastle Airport and Central Station.  The metro system covers 60 stations ranging from Sunderland City Centre, Newcastle and beyond.

 

Both Cobalt and Quorum Business Parks have dedicated transport teams who can assist employees with the purchase of discounted travel tickets, personalised travel planning, transport information and advice and free bike loans.

 

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