Business in Redcar and Cleveland

A place of opportunity

Redcar and Cleveland is a fantastic place to do business.

The borough has a long history of manufacturing and engineering excellence, forged from world class iron and steel making, process and energy industries –  and we have ambitious plans for the future.

Teesworks– the only mayoral development corporation outside London – offers the largest inward investment opportunity in Europe and is wholly within Redcar and Cleveland. It has the potential to create tens of thousands of jobs and more than 100 serious enquiries have been received from major companies from around the world about the possibility or relocating there.

Mayor unveils 12 month jobs plan for newly-named Teesworks site

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has today (July 28) set out his plan for jobs at the former Redcar steelworks site – a plan that will see almost 400 jobs… Learn More.

Compulsory Purchase enquiry successful

Tees Valley mayor and chairman of the South Tees Development Corporation Ben Houchen has welcomed the successful outcome of the Public Inquiry into the Compulsory Purchase of the former SSI… Learn More.

£71m cash injection for SSI site

A £71m cash injection has been pledged to transform Teesside's former steelworks. The Government has announced the new funding towards ambitious plans to turn the former SSI site into a… Learn More.

Date set for public inquiry into compulsory purchase

A public inquiry into the compulsory purchase of the 870-acre former SSI site will begin on February 11 and will last for 12 days. The process aims to force the… Learn More.

Compulsory purchase proceedings begin

Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen says “growing anger” about the way Thai banks have negotiated the proposed sale of 870 acres that once formed part of Teesside’s steelworks was the… Learn More.

Former steelworks land now back into public ownership

Half the development land at the former Redcar steelworks - an area almost the size of Gibraltar - is now back in public ownership. Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has… Learn More.

South Tees Development Corporation

The former SSI Steel Site is a unique 1800 hectare development opportunity with excellent access to infrastructure, good transport connections and a catchment area with an exceptionally skilled workforce. Learn More.

Business Events

The next 3 business events coming up are listed below,
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ems: Networking

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference

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Forging skills for business

We're also looking to the future and creating the conditions for our future workers to thrive. Teesside and Durham Universities, the Materials Processing Institute and the Centre for Process Industries

are all nurturing the next generation of highly skilled and innovative workers to maintain our area's competitive edge and drive the industries of tomorrow.


Another new name attracted to Wilton Centre

Companies wanting to be part of the Teesside green industrial revolution continue to be attracted to…

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Offshore wind firm in talks over Teesworks factory with 1,000 jobs

ANOTHER major offshore wind company is on the verge of opening a new factory in the…

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