Living in the area
Quality of life
Northumberland and North Tyneside are great places to live and work.
Living and working in Northumberland and North Tyneside
If you are considering moving to the area to come and work for us, there is plenty on offer for a great quality of life.
We have amazing coastlines if you fancy living by the sea, the peace of Northumberland’s countryside or if you want something livelier, Newcastle upon Tyne is nearby and offers great shopping and nightlife. The area is full of history, culture and sport and if that doesn’t take your fancy there is plenty more to see and do.
Transport links are excellent and we have among the lowest commuting times in the country. We’re fortunate to have good road and bus networks and the Metro rail system which serves Tyne and Wear. If you’re travelling further afield Newcastle’s International Airport has daily flights across the world and the Port of Tyne provides regular ferry services to Europe.
Northumberland and North Tyneside really are great places to live and work.