Japanese corporation, Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe, is gearing up for growth after becoming the first tenant at a new County Durham business park. Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe (SEWS-E), is expanding and relocating its workforce from its base at...
A long-awaited redevelopment drive in the centre of Seaham has got underway with the hope of boosting business and the appeal of the town. The work on the project, centred around North Terrace, could hardly be better-timed as the town...
A major North-East wheel supplier has provided vital PPE equipment to support NHS staff and frontline workers in the Covid-19 fight. The Wheel Company, based in Seaham, are market leaders in remanufacturing alloy wheels and use PPE protective suites and...
Spectrum Business Park has agreed one of the region’s largest out-of-town office long term lettings of the last 12 months. Paul Wellstead, the developer behind Spectrum Business Park, has agreed a 15-year lease of the three-story, 35,000 sq. ft Spectrum...
Family-run firm Prima Cheese has nearly doubled its profits in the space of a year – despite only a modest increase in turnover. The Seaham-based company saw operating profit rise from £833,000 in 2018 to £1.5m in 2019. And that increase...
An ambitious regeneration project in Seaham is set to boost business by creating work and making the town a more attractive place to visit and live. More than £2m is being spent on a facelift which will bring old buildings...
A new 55-acre business park in Seaham has its first tenant – a major international corporation. Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe is part of a Fortune 500 corporation with a turnover north of £700m and more than 20,000 employees. It produces...
The return of Seaham’s Food Festival in the summer of 2020 is set to boost businesses across the town and could be just a taste of things to come. Organisers Durham County Council has announced the second annual Seaham Food...
Homefair Blinds, which has head offices in Seaham and Manchester, has been acquired in a management buy-out led by Steve Ellithorn, Claire Ripley and Shaun Welsh. The trio acquired the company from retiring director, Jonathan Fitton. The County Durham retailer and...

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