Ad Gefrin Architectural Painting as depicted by Architect Richard Elphick.

Ad Gefrin Anglo-Saxon Museum and Distillery Prepares to Welcome Visitors

The innovative £16m project in Wooler, Northumberland will open to the public on 25 March 2023.  The regeneration project sits four miles from Yeavering where a 1950s discovery unveiled one of Britain’s most important archaeological sites.  The statement buildings have been designed by renowned Northumberland architect, Richard Elphick, echoing the great hall aesthetics of 7th-century Northumbrian […]

Aerial photograph depicting the construction site of Pilgrim's Quarter

Positive Signs of Progress at Pilgrim’s Quarter Newcastle

Visitors to Newcastle city centre can now see real signs of progress on the construction of the new HMRC complex at Pilgrim’s Quarter, the northern block of the Pilgrim Street regeneration project.   HMRC announced in November 2021 that Newcastle’s Pilgrim’s Quarter, part of the Pilgrim Street development, would become the new home for HM […]

Exterior photograph of The Spark building, Newcastle Helix

Avison Young Report Impressive Take Up of new City Centre Office Space

Over the last three decades there was a rush to the East Quayside new office development by the professional and legal sectors because the fixed fabric of Newcastle city centre could not provide the larger floorplates of office accommodation then required.  ‘Times they are a changing now’ with an improved offer of top-quality Grade A […]

The Newcastle Gateshead Quayside pictured at dusk featuring the iconic bridges and Sage Gateshead

Newcastle – A city moving the needle on net zero

Newcastle is a city at the forefront of the fight against climate change and continues to be attractive to companies who are capitalising on the economic opportunities of net zero. In this article, Sam Cassidy, Energy & Sustainability Sector Lead at Invest Newcastle, explains why.   On the 13th January, former Energy Minister Chris Skidmore […]

Photograph of Newcastle Helix Building Exterior

New letting at The Spark, Newcastle Helix

Avison Young and Savills, joint letting agents at Newcastle Helix, have announced a new letting within The Spark to the National Audit Office (NAO). NAO have signed a 10 year lease of the fourth floor at The Spark which extends to 10,000sq ft. within the exemplar 106,000sq ft. office building. Designed with the needs of […]

People sitting in modern office space at The Pattern Shop

Full steam ahead on The Pattern Shop

Built around 1880, The Pattern Shop was originally used by the world-famous locomotive designer Robert Stephenson, one of the greatest engineers of the Victorian era. Now reinvented for today’s innovators, this striking Grade II Listed building with its remarkable 200-year legacy, will be the ideal base for businesses looking to make their mark on the […]

CGI develops homegrown talent with new North East office and partnership with NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI)

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) formally announced the opening of its Newcastle office in the Newcastle Helix, which houses prominent UK technology and science businesses. This latest investment further supports the leading IT and business consulting services firm’s commitment to providing career opportunities for those in the local area, working in partnership with NewcastleGateshead Initiative […]

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North East showcased to the globe as premier electrification location

North East England will be promoted as the premier location for electrification technologies and international investment at one of the leading international Electric Vehicle (EV)trade shows. This week, Invest North East England (INEE) will lead a delegation to London EV Show to showcase the region’s strengths in electrification and battery technologies. The inaugural London EV […]