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This is South Tyneside

South Tyneside is a buzzing, vibrant place to start and grow a business. Ideally located in the heart of North East England, there are excellent road networks and an International Airport nearby.

The Port of Tyne is home to the Operations and Maintenance base for the world’s largest wind farm Dogger Bank.

The International Advanced Manufacturing Park, adjacent to the Nissan plant will accommodate the next generation of automotive and advanced manufacturing businesses.

Success Stories

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South Tyneside is the home to one of the most recognised and famous brands in the world: J. Barbour & Sons Ltd.

Founded in South Shields in 1894 by John Barbour, the 5th generation family-owned business remains rooted in the North East, with Barbour’s headquarters located in South Shields.

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For over six decades Dicksons have been creating a selection of the finest quality products from South Shields. Now with over 30 shops, they are the region’s largest family-owned provider of meat and food products.

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Based in South Shields, Katy Sue is one of the UK’s fastest growing craft businesses. Starting from a kitchen table in the town and now employing over 30 staff – with plans to get to 100 employees and revenue of £10m by 2025 – Katy Sue encompasses a real South Tyneside ethos.

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Ford Engineering Group are specialists in their field of precision engineering; they have served global aerospace, automotive, defence and marine markets to name a few for over 100 years, from South Tyneside.

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Metec – Metec are a market leading producer of galvanic anode Cathodic Protection Systems for the offshore renewable industries. Metec are supplying cathodic protection sacrificial anodes for the first two phases of Dogger Bank Wind Farm.

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A&P Tyne Providing world class ship repair, conversion and fabrication services across the marine and renewables sectors, A&P North East operates two sites which includes A&P Tyne in Hebburn. A&P Tyne operates the largest dry dock on the east coast of England and extensive fabrication facilities to manage all projects from simple ship repairs to major complex ship conversions.