Advanced manufacturing sector

The Tees Valley is home to a large, successful cluster of advanced manufacturing and engineering businesses operating across all industries, from aerospace and automotive to renewable energy and chemicals. The strength of manufacturing in the Tees Valley is due to the process, offshore and energy sectors, which form the industrial economic base of the area.

Middlesbrough is at the heart of this industry. With the area’s strong industrial heritage and reputation for innovation, quality and excellence, Middlesbrough can offer an extensive, diverse supply chain, as well as world class research facilities to support your business.

Riverside Park is Middlesbrough’s key industrial area, hosting a range of engineering, manufacturing and professional business services. Supplementary industrial estates include Letitia, Lawson, East Middlesbrough and Dockside.

Enterprise Zone

Riverside Park is home to Teesside Advanced Manufacturing Park (Teesside AMP). Teesside AMP is Middlesbrough’s designated Enterprise Zone, comprising 11 hectares of development land, and is host to TWI’s offshore wind validation centre, which provides a state of the art research and training facility.

Companies locating to Teesside AMP may qualify for rate relief of up to £55,000 per annum over 5 years, and simplified planning regulations. The site is ideal for the small and medium size businesses which form the supply chain of the area’s heavy industry such as petrochemical, renewables and advanced engineering.

Read more about Enterprise Zones in the Tees Valley