Station Place Industrial Estate

Brand new Industrial Space in Newton Aycliffe available April 2022.

Station Place Industrial Estate

Station Place is a £4.8 million scheme now under construction at Merchant Park in Newton Aycliffe.

The scheme will provide 55,000 sq ft of new industrial space from 5,000 sq ft for start-up and growing businesses. This exciting new development is one part of a wider £90m, 65-acre development on Aycliffe Business Park located just off J59 of the A1(M) and home to Hitachi Rail. Work started on site in March 2021 and are scheduled to become available April 2022.

The new industrial units will deliver 55,000 sq ft of new industrial space to support new and expanding businesses in Newton Aycliffe. There will be a total ten new industrial units ranging in size from 5,000 sq ft for start-up and growing businesses creating 130 jobs.

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Station Place is part of Aycliffe Business Park, which is the largest industrial Park in the North East and is home to a wide range of established and thriving businesses and next to Hitachi Rail Europe.

Furthermore, being located close to key link roads provides easy access to the rest of the North East and UK.

Newton Aycliffe is a nationally important engineering, manufacturing and distribution location. The businesses located in the area enjoy a local recruitment catchment pool of over 608,000 people and over 2.5 million regionally. It is also home to the UTC South Durham, a technical school for 14–19 year olds with a strong focus on helping young people secure work within local manufacturing industries.

The region’s Higher Education sector offers a ready made supply of graduates in engineering subjects, amongst others. With 9.4% of those unemployed being qualified to NVQ level 3 or higher, this provides a very important, qualified and skilled target group for recruitment.

Business support

As a tenant of Business Durham your business can benefit from the guidance of our experienced business development managers. In addition, we have a number of support programmes such as the Durham Business Opportunities Programme that can assist your business to help you discover new opportunities. Find out more about our finance initiatives such as Finance Durham and the County Durham Growth Fund established to help your business prosper.

Discover the benefits of engaging in our comprehensive schedule of events helping to expand your network of contacts, broaden your knowledge and raise your business profile.  Plus, our knowledgeable and experienced team can provide your business with an accessible route into Durham County Council services that you may need to access.

Business Durham is not just a landlord – we work with you to help your business prosper.

Key Stats


A new £4.8m scheme 55,000 sq ft of new industrial space within Merchant Park at Aycliffe Business Park just off J59 of the A1(M) and home to Hitachi Rail.