Advance Northumberland Business provide a high quality inward investment and relocation service. We are committed to working with businesses, partners and international agencies to help you understand the benefits of a Northumberland base.

Northumberland has a strong track record in attracting inward investment in to the County and is home to innovative and successful companies from across the globe and here in the UK. Our unique location in the North East of England provides the perfect mix of valuable economic assets, a wide range of property and development sites, easy access to markets, a skilled and adaptable workforce, excellence in research and development, an outstanding environment and quality of life.

We are home to names such as Coca Cola, Aesica Pharmaceuticals,  Akzo Nobel, MSD, Draeger, IHC Engineering Business and many many more across a range of sectors. 

The team provides a single point of contact for investment and location enquiries and will design bespoke support packages that include:

  • Invaluable practical advice
  • Access to finance
  • Property information
  • Training and Recruitment
  • Supply chain connections
  • Introduction to external support programmes

Contact Us

Whether you are looking for premises or land; need the insight on securing grants or incentives; want to know how to access the best talent for your business, we are here to help.


Telephone: +44 (0)1670 528 400



European Regional Development Fund 

Advance Northumberland is part funded via the Innovation SuperNetwork by the European Regional Development which includes the Catalysing Innovation in North East Clusters project, which is receiving up to £1.24m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit