Tees Valley

Where anything is possible






  • A profitable place to invest
  • Great workforce, great skills, great opportunities
  • Boost your return on investment
  • Low costs and high quality of life mean value and faster growth
  • Transport and digital connectivity that keeps business flowing
  • Quality industrial accommodation and Grade A office space
  • With major regeneration and development under way across an extensive range of sites and premises, investing in Tees Valley is an investment in the success of your business
  • Teesworks represents the single biggest development opportunity in the UK, creating 20,000 jobs in 25 years. It will bring billions of pounds of investment to the economy
  • Tees Valley is home to world-leading businesses operating in the process, manufacturing, digital and creative sectors
  • Lower operating costs, uninterrupted water supply, established supply chains on your doorstep and clusters of successful companies across processing, manufacturing, energy and digital sectors gives Tees Valley businesses a competitive edge
  • Excellent transport links and digital connectivity are helping us to attract big businesses and investors to the Tees Valley
  • Tees Valley’s industrial heritage means we have a highly skilled workforce with transferable skills on hand, ready-made for the job
  • The Tees Valley is emerging as an energy powerhouse
  • Outstanding public-private sector cooperation
  • Teesside University supports nearly 3,000 jobs and contributes £125million to the economy
  • More than £270million invested in Teesside University, with a further £300million planned over the next ten years

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  • Doing business in the Tees Valley is easy
  • Global industrial standing
  • Big-name businesses and great job and career opportunities on your doorstep
  • Good wages and low cost of living means a great standard of living
  • A supportive place for start-ups
  • Committed workforce renowned for the quality of its work
  • You can have the career you want and achieve your potential in the Tees Valley
  • An international university attracting and providing a pipeline for global talent
  • Tees Valley will raise the profile of businesses, help them to flourish and create many jobs and opportunities
  • Global strength in process industries, new energy and manufacturing combined with a fast-growing digital, design, creative and technology sector makes Tees Valley a dynamic place to work
  • Tees Valley’s global strength in the process industries, energy and advanced manufacturing is leading the way for growth across the North
  • With great training and employment support programmes, including apprenticeships, there is potential to retrain and grow the workforce in the Tees Valley to meet economic demand
  • A great variety of businesses, jobs and career opportunities in Tees Valley – and a workforce among the most loyal and committed in the UK

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  • Fantastic standard of living and quality of life
  • You can afford to do more here
  • Get more house for your money
  • A perfect work and life balance
  • Jobs and opportunities for people of all ages and all capabilities
  • Great range of homes to suit all budgets, you’ll get more for your money in Tees Valley
  • Live less than 30 minutes from outstanding coast, countryside…and the office
  • A place where people around the world call home
  • We love our region. Its rich heritage and history, its industrial grit and power, and its fantastic arts, culture and leisure offer
  • With a high quality of life and low cost of living, the perfect balance is easier to find when you live in Tees Valley
  • With nine out of ten Tees Valley primary schools either good or outstanding, our region’s Tees future generations get off to the best possible start
  • Step on to the property ladder or rent – a great variety of homes and locations to suit all budgets
  • Tees Valley communities blend infectious humour with a can-do attitude and determination that’s as individual as the landscape
  • Friendly communities which welcome and look out for people wherever they are from
  • Jobs and opportunities, schools and homes, great standard of living and quality of life – what more could you want?

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  • Tees Valley is bursting with things to do, places to see and stories to tell
  • One of the UK’s emerging visitor destinations
  • Coast and country, history and heritage, family and fun
  • Active or chilled, indoors or out, there’s loads to do
  • You don’t know what you’re missing, come and see for yourself
  • Five distinct boroughs big on culture and adventure – from countryside to coast and village to town
  • With so much to explore, one day simply isn’t enough. Catch a show, sample the live music scene, enjoy a comedy gig or discover the many culinary delights on offer
  • Surf the waves on the coast, go white water rafting on an Olympic-standard course, take in the spectacular countryside on foot or by bike, or enjoy the River Tees by boat, canoe, kayak or paddle board – all in Tees Valley
  • A shared railway heritage, an industrial heart and rich maritime past are just part of the legacy of Tees Valley
  • Journey through Tees Valley, from dramatic hilltops to rugged coastlines and beautiful countryside to charming towns and villages
  • See theatre brought to life on stage or on the street. Discover the region’s past in magnificent museums and galleries. Enjoy yourself at world-class festivals and events
  • Each part of Tees Valley is waiting to be discovered – bursting with things to do, places to see and stories to tell
  • Tees Valley is alive with nature all year round, drawing visitors from near and far to encounter a wide variety of wildlife in some of the most surprising places

Read more about visiting Tees Valley by clicking here.

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