Invest Stockton

Already home to Novavax manufacturer Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, world-class automotive manufacturer Nifco and global chemicals company Huntsman we’ve a proven track record and we’re ready and waiting for your business to join us.

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Located at the heart of the Tees Valley, we’re the powerhouse of the north east economy. Hundreds of companies from a vast range of sectors have established themselves successfully and are continuing to grow. Whether you’re a business looking for ready-made premises or intending to build a new site, Stockton-on-Tees should be at the top of your list.

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With Leeds to the south and Newcastle to the north we’ve got excellent connectivity for business whether it be by road, rail, air or sea. Combine this with easy access to the UK’s largest freeport, over 500 hectares of available land and competitively priced premises, it’s the perfect place to grow.

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25 mins average commute time
5500 + businesses here already
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Invest Stockton-on-Tees is as passionate about your business as you are. We’re here to offer you guidance in everything from funding, grants and finding staff to transport links, rates and locating suitable premises. See how well Stockton-on-Tees could work for you.

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Investor confidence in Stockton-on-Tees is strong, with internationally recognised companies continuing to invest. As well as being home to Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, Nifco and Huntsman, we’re proud to have nurtured the growth of Quorn and Venator too.

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Recruiting and retaining the right people is crucial to your success. With a working population of 121,500, increasing to over 400,000 across the Tees Valley region, we have a vast pool of labour and talent to tap into.

Our workforce has transferable skills for a range of sectors and occupations, with just over a third of residents currently working in high value professions and almost a third qualified to degree level or above. And when you meet our people you’ll see they really are great – with a real pride in the Borough and an inherent desire for it to succeed, you couldn’t get a more committed workforce.

4 in 10
have a high value profession
1 in 3
have a degree or equivalent

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Made famous by the intrepid explorer Captain Cook, invention of the friction match and now the development of the Covid-19 Novavax vaccine, Stockton-on-Tees is not to be underestimated.

Located in the North East of England at the heart of the Tees Valley, we are a diverse and vibrant place offering a great standard of living.

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We chose to relocate to Stockton-on-Tees based on the great transport links and quality office space perfect for a digital thriving business, with the added convenience of some lovely riverside walks, great events and a town centre close by.

We work closely with the team at the Council, working with some amazing staff that truly care about the area.

With excellent transport links, we have a strong foundation to provide nationwide services from the Borough. There is an economic vibrancy in the region that brings with it a wide range of businesses from various sectors.
We’re proud to be a part of this community and look forward to what the future brings for our business and the area.

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