Invest in Durham

Considering Durham as a place to start or relocate your business?
Durham’s business community have come together to highlight all that Durham has to offer.

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READY FOR BUSINESS

We have the right environment and home-grown work-ready talent to support business development and growth. But most important is our people; a wealth of home-grown, work-ready talent passionate about powering businesses here.

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HELP AT HAND

There’s a real sense of partnership in County Durham; a willingness to help others achieve their goals with positive, proactive and collaborative networks that break down barriers, create opportunities and provide the support businesses need. We have a business friendly council and Business Durham; a dedicated economic development organisation for the county delivering the environment for business and economic growth.

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A BETTER WORK LIFE

County Durham offers an affordable and enviable work-life balance. It’s easy to get around, easy to find your affordable perfect home and easy to discover the many world class experiences across the region’s outstanding countryside and diverse landscapes.

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MOVE MORE FREELY

With significant free-flowing road and rail networks and easy access to several major ports and airports, your employees, suppliers and customers are never far away.

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MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

Community spirit is strong in this part of the world. Businesses here are rooted in their local communities, in a symbiotic relationship that provides many opportunities to support and have a significant impact on the lives of others.

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NOW IS THE TIME

This is just the beginning; there’s real momentum here and we’re forging ahead with exciting developments and ambitious plans for future economic growth. It’s an exciting time, and we invite you to be part of it.


 



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 “Speak to any business that’s relocated here and they’ll tell you it’s all about the passion and willingness, and the energy to succeed.”

James Ramsbotham Chief Executive,
North East England Chamber of Commerce