North of Tyne describes the area covered by Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland local authorities.
It begins at the most southerly boundary of Northumberland and continues north to the border with Scotland, and spans from the North Sea on the east coast to the border with Cumbria in the west.
The North of Tyne is filled with stunning natural landscapes, great people, and has a strong track record of creating jobs and supporting world-leading businesses.
It has a lot of potential. We have one of the fastest-growing economies and job growth rates in the country, as well as one of the fastest growing technology sectors outside of London.
The North of Tyne has the highest skilled workforce in the North, world leading business and innovation, research and development hubs in two universities.
The area has excellent transport links, both nationally and internationally. It also has a huge range of natural, cultural and historic assets.
The North of Tyne Combined Authority is set to be succeeded by the North East Mayoral Combined Authority in May 2024, bringing together seven local authorities for the first time.