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Northumberland is strategically located between two of Europe’s great cities, Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne. It is a large county (5,000 square kilometres) with a population of over 300,000.
Northumberland has a special place in this dynamic region. With a superb coastline and countryside, including Northumberland National Park along with a remarkable history and heritage, it is a business location like no other. Northumberland is a great place for business, and a wonderful place to live. The unique natural beauty of Northumberland plays a significant part in shaping the landscape and attracts millions of visitors every year. We can offer you a rewarding lifestyle without compromising on your business aspirations.
Located in the south east of Northumberland, Ashington is ideally placed for your business and your people to make the most of this environment, and remain well connected by proximity to the main conurbations. At Wansbeck Business Park, we can help you find the right plot or premises, and provide all the advice you need – including information about available grants, local business connections and access to digital business support.
The town centre within easy reach on foot, provides retail and commercial opportunities. Significant investment is planned and taking place. In the town centre, there is a £21m Leisure Centre and library that opened in 2016. A 1,000 person civic HQ office building as part of the proposed £74m Portland Park development is planned for construction in 2017. Significant feasibility work is currently taking place aimed at the re-introduction of a passenger rail service to the town with direct access to Newcastle Central Station
Wansbeck Business Park is located in Ashington which adjoins uncongested road links including the A189 Northumberland Spine Road with links to the A19, A1 and the wider major UK road network.
The town is a ten minute drive to Morpeth Railway Station which sits on the East Coast Mainline with direct links to all UK major cities via Newcastle Central Station.
Newcastle International Airport is less than a thirty minute drive with links to all of Europe’s major cities, Asia and the USA with port facilities also available at the nearby Port of Blyth.