Award sponsors 2018-19
Hoults Yard is a large site in Newcastle which provides office space, event space, industrial units and storage facilities. Over 100 businesses occupy space within the Yard and include creative, digital, corporate and industrial companies.
Galliford Try Partnerships
Galliford Try work closely with local authorities, housing associations and clients to transform lives and landscapes through partnerships that build vibrant affordable homes and sustainable communities.
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.
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.
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.