Automotive and Aerospace
Tees Valley is host to a number of world-class OEMs and tier-one suppliers in the automotive and aerospace sectors. We have some of the most efficient production facilities in the world and the area has proven that it has the skills, assets and public sector support to continue these thriving sectors.
Tees Valley is home to some of the best and most productive automotive facilities in the UK. The area is innovative and forward thinking, helping it to maintain its position at the leading edge of developments in this sector.
Tees Valley has a vibrant aerospace and defence supply chain, which includes innovative companies delivering services from aircraft recycling, overhaul and repair through to manufacturing insulation systems for leading OEMs.
Durham Tees Valley Airport (DTVA) is part of Peel Airports, which also owns Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, and is at the heart of the Aerospace industry in Tees Valley. Business and general aviation are core activities at DTVA which include Serco’s International Fire Training Centre, the leading aviation fire training centre in the world.