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Business Park Communities

Business Durham has helped create several thriving business park communities, enabling like-minded businesses to network, share knowledge and speak with a united voice. These communities are led by businesses in their locations and they hold regular events and networking sessions.

Aycliffe Business Park Community

The private sector-led Aycliffe Business Park Community represents the largest industrial estate in the North East and is very active, holding regular networking events and business-led best practice training sessions and an annual awards ceremony. For more information see

Peterlee Business Park Community

Peterlee Business Park group is made up from companies located across Peterlee’s three industrial estates and two business parks. The group aims to share best practice, exchange views, highlight issues and opportunities and promote the successes achieved by its business park community. It is passionate about raising the profile of Peterlee to a regional and national audience, to highlight that Peterlee is a great place to do business. For further information please visit

Drum Business Park Group

Drum Business Park Group meets on a regular basis to discuss issues facing businesses on the estate and to work together to find solutions. Businesses have benefited greatly from working together to create a louder voice on the estate. Business opportunities have included joint marketing campaigns, networking and business referrals. To join, please contact Andrea McGuigan at Business Durham.

Seaham Business Park Group

Seaham Business Park Group is an extension of the hugely successful Peterlee networking group. It aims to support the continued growth of the area’s businesses, and encourage more employers to come together to share opportunities and develop ideas to strengthen Seaham’s offering regionally, nationally and internationally.
For more information visit 

Bishop Auckland and Shildon Business Community

This recently established business community is made up of companies located in the Bishop Auckland and Shildon area. Holding regular networking events with business led discussion topics. The group aims to
share best practice, create local jobs through business growth and generate new sales opportunities, as well as highlighting local issues and introducing business opportunities.
For more information please contact Lisa Wall at Business Durham.

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