Award sponsors 2020
By The River Brew Co.
By The River Brew Co. is an independent container community beneath the iconic Tyne Bridge on the Gateshead side of the river. It consists of a Brewery and Tap Room, Träkol (an open fire kitchen), the Backyard Bikeshop which is a custom build bike shop, coffee house and covert cocktail bar.
As the top performing college in the region, number two in England and rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted, Gateshead College continue to create work-ready students with a high quality education and real world skills.
Gateshead Regeneration Partnership
The joint venture partnership was formed in 2012 between the Council and the consortium Evolution Gateshead, which is made up of Home Group and Galliford Try. The partnership is committed to delivering over 2,000 homes across 16 sites over a 15 year period.
Go North East
175,000 bus journeys are made on Go North East bus services each day throughout the region. Go North East employs 2,000 local people with a fleet of almost 700 buses and coaches.
A collection of business centres that promote community, collaboration and co working across the region. Hypoint at Baltic Quart offers 53 offices housing businesses with over 100 staff.
With over 300 shops, a 12-screen cinema, a bowling arcade, soft play and a number of top restaurants intu Metrocentre is visited by over 20m people each year. It is the largest covered shopping and leisure centre in Europe.
Northgate plc is the leading light commercial vehicle hire business in the UK and has been operating in the sector since 1981. Operating a modern fleet of over 100,000 vehicles from more than 100 sites they partner over 14,000 customers in the UK, Ireland and Spain across multiple sectors.
Robertson Construction England
One of the UK' largest family-owned construction, infrastructure and support services businesses. Robertson North East England is based on Baltic Business Quarter and has delivered outstanding construction projects across the region.
Tarmac is the UK's leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Combining the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry's most iconic brand, Tarmac, pioneers of the modern road and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement.