Global success stories
Steeped in a strong history of manufacturing, businesses have invested in South Tyneside over many decades.
Clothing manufacturer Barbour began trading in the Market Place in South Shields in 1894; they continue to employ a skilled workforce manufacturing at their HQ here.
Ford Engineering Group
Ford Engineering Group are specialists in their field of precision engineering; they have served global aerospace, automotive and marine markets to name a few for over 100 years, from South Tyneside.
Port of Tyne
One of the most efficient deep sea ports in the UK, Port of Tyne is located in South Tyneside, providing easy access to the North Sea and beyond. With a full supply chain service including cargo, storage, warehousing, logistics and distribution, its prime location on the North East coast provides great connectivity across road, rail and sea.