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Why Redcar and Cleveland

Redcar and Cleveland is a great place to live, enjoy and do business.

You’ll find out why throughout this website and on our social media feeds, but if you’re in a rush, here are just a few reasons ‘Why Redcar and Cleveland’!

Live

  • What a work / life balance you can have in Redcar and Cleveland! – enjoy the fresh sea air and beautiful rolling countryside on your doorstep
  • An abundance of high-quality housing at low prices
  • Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities
  • Great shopping in our thriving markets and bustling town centres
  • Comprehensive road/rail/bus/cycle/pedestrian network makes travelling around the Tees Valley’s largest borough easier than ever
  • Redcar Town Deal – £25M Government Towns Fund for transformational projects.
  • Redcar Central Station – £5M rejuvenation project.
  • Loftus investments – £9M plans to renew and reshape Loftus town centre.

New Housing     Redcar Market

Enjoy

  • We enjoy a packed events calendar throughout the year
  • Festival of Thrift – the UK’s celebration of sustainability saw a record 50,000 visit Kirkleatham Museum and Grounds to attend the 2021 event
  • Kirkleatham Walled Garden – beautiful gardens, café, horticultural academy and events pavilion.
  • New £9.7M ‘The Regent’ cinema development in Redcar.
  • Coatham Leisure Phase 1 – £3.75M development project.
  • Coatham Hotel – ‘The Inn Collection Group’ – £6.5M project – would be new 42 bedroom hotel for Redcar
  • Stunning sandy beaches of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-sea and Skinningrove and the historic market town of Guisborough are great places to spend a day
  • Saltburn’s Cliff Tramway is the oldest water balanced lift in Britain, and the Pier, dating from 1869 is the last remaining pier on the North East coast.
  • Hills, woodland and moors – Guisborough Forest Walkway is the gateway to North York Moors National Park
  • Zetland Lifeboat Museum showcases the world’s oldest surviving lifeboat
  • Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum – £2.4M project for a bigger and better heritage attraction

Redcar Beach   Get set! Tour de Yorkshire comes to Redcar and Cleveland

Business

Investment confidence

  • Teesworks‘ is the UKs largest industrial zone and Freeport, with potentially 20,000 jobs and a £1 billion annual boost to the local economy
  • MGT Teesside / Tees REP – £650M biomass power station of global significance
  • Anglo American’s £3.2Bn polyhalite mining project – Wilton, Teesport and Woodsmith Mine
  • PD Portsone of the UK’s busiest and fastest growing ports
  • PMAC – £300M Redcar Energy Centre
  • Wentworth Clean Power – two waste-to-energy plants, secured by PD Ports – £660M
  • British Steel – £26M investment at Skinningrove Special Profiles division
  • But it’s not all huge developments, we have a great selection of unique independent businesses which play a vital role in our economic life

IN TOTAL, NEARLY £6 BILLION OF INVESTMENT IN REDCAR AND CLEVELAND!

Teesport   

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