Quality of Life

Tees Valley offers an unbeatable quality of life.

House prices are below the national average and residents additionally benefit from excellent schools, over £225 million invested in Further Education facilities and £70 million recently secured to develop the public transport network.

In less than 20 minutes from any vibrant Tees Valley town centre there is a choice of stunning coastline or rolling countryside.

Lonely Planet labeled Tees Valley the "most exciting, beautiful and friendly region in England."

Local attractions include boutique shopping in Yarm (voted best UK high street by the BBC) or golfing in five star luxury at spa hotel Rockliffe Hall.

Cultural sights range from the modern - mima (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art), to the traditional - Darlington's Head of Steam Museum, to the unique - Hartlepool's Maritime Experience.

The brave visit the Tees Barrage International White Water Centre, the bold Redcar Racecourse, the bright eyed RSPB Saltholme near Seal Sands.

Tees Valley is a great place to live and learn, play and earn. If you would like to know more - contact us.

Tees Valley

Situated in the North East of England and nestled between North Yorkshire and County Durham, Tees Valley covers an area of 304 square miles with a population of 660,000.

Tees Valley Unlimited

One of the first Local Enterprise Partnerships in the country to gain approval from the Government, TVU has a growing reputation as a leading and forward thinking organisation building on over a decade of successful public and private sector partnership working.

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