Below is a directory of all projects part-funded by the North East LEP. For a summary listing of all projects and their current status, please click here.
Factory premises expansion to facilitate increase in demand from automotive sector. One of the earliest investments made by the North East Investment Fund. On this occasion, the company had contractual commitments to be met as a result of new products coming on stream further up the supplier chain. This required swift installatin of plant, machinery […]
The new National Centre for Healthcare Photonics is the latest specialist facility to be established by the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) on NETPark, County Durham. The centre provides open access facilities and expertise to help companies of all sizes to develop their photonics based technologies for healthcare and turn them into commercially viable products. Enabling […]
Opened March 2018, The Coxon Building houses The Centre for Process Innovation’s (CPI’s) new National Formulation Centre at NETPark. Alongside are CPI’s established Printable Electronics and Graphene Application Centres that enable a joined-up approach to the development of next-generation formulated products and their applications across markets such as healthcare and pharmaceuticals, home and personal care, […]
Construction of a new internal spine road and road access at NETPark, County Durham, to unlock new development sites. NETPark is a world-class location for science and technology companies, providing a dynamic and supportive environment to accelerate the growth of ambitious, innovative, high tech companies into global markets. It encourages collaborative, multidisciplinary links, driving innovation, […]
Construction of new warehouse facility. As part of their wider commitment to the region, Vantec Europe Ltd, invested over £20m in new facility at Washington. Servicing primarily its local automotive partners, the development also has capacity to supply requirements of new Hitachi Train Plant in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
Accessibility and capacity improvements to Central Station. Newcastle Central Station is a key gateway into the North East. This project will look to improve capacity at the station in order to accommodate the growing number of passengers using the station. It will also look to improve the experience of passengers and make it quicker and […]
A £10million property fund aimed at supporting smaller scale North East construction and property development projects will provide an important boost for the construction industry. The North East Property Fund has been created in response to strong demand from small and medium-sized (SME) construction and property development companies who are unable to access mainstream finance […]
Rural focussed investment programme consisting of Strategic Infrastructure scheme and Rural Business Growth Fund. The North East Rural Growth Network spans Northumberland, Durham and Gateshead and aims to stimulate economic growth and create jobs in rural locations. Capital funding for business growth is available for businesses located in rural locations. The Rural Growth Network has […]
Works along the corridor from Cowgate interchange to Haddricks Mill roundabouts to reduce levels of congestion and address issues for non-motorised modes. The Northern Access Corridor Phases 2 and 3 project is a corridor of works from Cowhill interchange to Haddricks Mill roundabouts, including Blue House roundabout. There are six elements of the project: 1. […]
Investigative, remedial and site preparation works for Enterprise Zone site in Northumberland. East Sleekburn is a strategic employment site located within the North East Enterprise Zone requiring reclamation and remediation works to bring the site back into productive use. Project activity will be to complete a programme of dock enhancement, reclamation and remediation works in […]
Partnership project providing new build classroom, workshop and all weather training facilities in Blyth. This project expanded on the successful Blyth Education and Community Hub (BEACH), to create a new centre for training in relation to offshore and wind energy technologies. The new centre is run in partnership with Newcastle University. The development offers Newcastle […]
Development of light industrial units at Portobello Trade Park, Birtley. Excellently located adjacent to the A1(M) motorway, this development came forward in 2014 to meet the high demand for Grada A Industrial Space within the region. Providing 15industrial units, almost totalling 98,000 sq ft, it provides a much needed facility for both growing companies and […]
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