Durham County Council at UKREiiF

As part of an ongoing drive to deliver the County’s Inclusive Economic Strategy, Durham County Council are attending the UKREiiF exhibition where they will engage with UKREiiF’s national and global delegates including, investors, developers, occupiers, and local authorities.
Take a look at County Durham’s opportunities.

Why Durham?

County Durham has emerged as a real ‘land of business opportunity’ in recent years with a fantastic mix of factors that put it at the top of the list for investment and development, access to skilled workers, and partnership working.

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A bold vision for County Durham's economy

County Durham’s Inclusive Economic Strategy sets a clear, long-term vision for the area’s economy up to 2035, with an overarching aim to create more and better jobs in an inclusive, green economy.

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Strategic sites to unlock business potential

County Durham holds the key to commercial success – no matter what the business, which sector it operates in, or the size of the company.

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NETPark - A Jewel in the region's business crown

North East Technology Park (NETPark) is a globally significant science park where innovation is the order of every day. It is where thinkers go to think, inventors go to invent, and doers go to do.

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Seaham Garden village at the cutting edge of new low carbon heating scheme

Plans to use mine water to heat new development at Seaham Garden Village are set to be the first of its kind in the Country.

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A joined up approach to skills and education

Durham is looking at the brightest of futures for its residents, businesses and the thousands of students that attend its universities and colleges each year.

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Ambitious plans for counties towns and villages

Durham County Council is continuing to work with partners to help regenerate towns and villages across the county. Through its ambitious £25 million Towns and Villages Investment Plan, the council is working to improve communities, supporting retail businesses, helping to boost footfall, creating more and better jobs, and enhancing the county as a whole.

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Investing in Durham’s visitor economy

Visit County Durham is Durham’s destination management organisation and works with local, regional and national partners to grow the county’s visitor economy. It also provides valuable support to businesses through a range of functions, including marketing, product development, research, quality improvements, routes to market, and training.

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