Land Details

Forrest Park, AycliffeBusiness Park

Price: £ POA

Greenfield site for large scale manufacturing and distribution requirements

Newton Aycliffe, DL1 3NL

Size: 118 Acres (47.75 hectares)


Contact: Business Durham

Tel: +44 (0) 3000 261 261


A JV between Durham County Council (DCC) and local landowners to develop the site with DCC providing primary infrastructure.

The concept of Forrest Park is to provide a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange and associated warehousing and manufacturing space to support ABP which is the largest in the North East and will become the third largest in the UK.

It lends itself to manufacturing requirements that need direct access to the rail network.

Size –48ha of greenfield development land.

Further information:

Located at the south end of AycliffeBusiness Park (ABP), close to Jn59 A1(M) and the Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) factory. Connection to East Coast main Line is via the same spur that connects HRE.

London can be reached within 3 hours by rail (trains run every 30 minutes); Edinburgh can be reached in 1.5 hours

The region is served by the A1 and A19 main routes from North and South, and the A69 from the West, connecting you to both Scotland and the rest of England. This excellent infrastructure allows companies to export their goods from the North East to other regions in the UK and use ports in other parts of the UK to export goods to Europe

Distance to Newcastle International Airport: 51.00 km

Flight Information There are regular direct flights from Newcastle International Airport to destinations across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America. In addition, over 450 international destinations can be accessed from Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Dubai. Flight times to London Heathrow are 1hr 10mins, Paris are 1hr 40mins, Amsterdam are 1hr 20mins, Dubai are 8hrs and New York are 7hr 45mins.

Closest port: Port of Sunderland 38.00 km

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