Business in Redcar and Cleveland

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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.




The South Tees Development Corporation – 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.

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.

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.

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.

Business Events

The next 3 business events coming up are listed below,
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Enterprise Made Simple: Primed for Starting Up (2 Day Workshop) (Middlesbrough)

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Enterprise Made Simple: Primed for Starting Up (2 Day Workshop)

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YOU CAN EXPORT: Web Optimisation

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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.


Why this green fuel firm could bring hundreds of jobs to Teesside

A chemical firm says hundreds of jobs could come to Teesside - after it raised the…

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Sembcorb Utilities sees its turnover soar to £217m off strong energy growth

Energy and logistics firm Sembcorp Utilities has seen its turnover soar by more than £40m after…

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