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About Energy Central
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About

Welcome to Energy Central

Energy Central is a premier UK location for a range of energy based industries, including the global offshore sector, providing access to a readymade skills base, a highly connected location and an established offshore energy and fabrication cluster.

Energy Central has extensive land development opportunities combined with deep water, lock-free access to open sea, its East coast location provides access to:

North Sea offshore wind projects (Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstrator to Firth of Forth and HornSea as well as Round Three projects at Dogger Bank).

Decommissioning of oil and gas assets.

Fabrication and mobilisation for new and existing oil and gas fields in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS)

Location to national energy assets including the UK Norway interconnector and National Grid.

Arch and the Port of Blyth, have a selection of strategic land development sites across the Blyth Estuary, identified as prime locations for energy sector businesses looking to relocate and grow in Northumberland located in the North East of England.

We also offer a series of investment packages from fully serviced land and infrastructure to complete turnkey solutions. The Port of Blyth provides mobilisation and demobilisation support for a variety of leading offshore projects in the oil & gas and offshore renewables market, working with companies and suppliers worldwide.

Providing heavy lift, storage and handling of loaded product reels and specialist project support equipment including carousels, ROVs, trenchers and launch and recovery systems. The Port is home to several large scale engineering and fabrication facilities and partners with clients regularly to support complex design and build projects for the offshore industry.

An extensive specialist supply chain capability has developed within and adjacent to Energy Central at the nearby Blyth Riverside Business Park, one of Northumberland’s most established business and manufacturing clusters, as its reputation as an offshore energy base grows.

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Key Sites

Arch and the Port of Blyth have a selection of strategic land development sites across the Blyth Estuary, identified as prime locations for energy sector businesses looking to relocate and grow in Northumberland, located in the North East of England. We also offer a series of investment packages from fully serviced land and infrastructure to complete turnkey solutions.

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Opportunities & Benefits

Energy Central offers a wealth of unique opportunities with clear benefits to those who choose to take advantage. Click on the icons below for detailed information.

Innovation and R&D capabilities
Skills and talent
River and Port Capabilities
Access to markets
Investment and Infrastructure
North East Enterprise Zone status
An established engineering cluster and supply chain
Local Development Orders (LDOs)
Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE)
Exciting Opportunities
Connected Location
Port Expertise
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Development sites

These are the current sites for development at Energy Central.

Dun Cow Quay
South Harbour
Battleship Wharf
Commissioners Quay
Bates Terminal & Wimbourne Quay
Blyth Riverside Business Park
Northumberland Energy Park Phase 1
Northumberland Energy Park Phase 2 & 3
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Our Team

We have a diverse and experienced team bringing experience of planning, design and development. Here are the some of the members of our management team.

Julie Dodds

Julie Dodds

Head of Economic Growth
John Hildreth

John Hildreth

Business Growth and Investment Manager
Paul Littlefair

Paul Littlefair

Director of Commercial and Infrastructure
Michael Black

Michael Black

Head of Investments
Lara Baker

Lara Baker

Project Manager
Lee Farrier

Lee Farrier

Head of Estates
Julie Dodds

Julie Dodds

Head of Economic Growth
John Hildreth

John Hildreth

Business Growth and Investment Manager
Paul Littlefair

Paul Littlefair

Director of Commercial and Infrastructure
Michael Black

Michael Black

Head of Investments
Lara Baker

Lara Baker

Project Manager
Lee Farrier

Lee Farrier

Head of Estates
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News and Events

Catch up with all the latest developments at Energy Central.

Energy Central to launch at world’s largest offshore wind exhibition
International energy company opens Blyth office
East Sleekburn supporting sustainable energy

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