Town Centre and Retail Support

If you are looking to develop or grow your business, we can help to achieve your objectives. The Business and Enterprise team can provide a range of services including advice on recruitment and training, financial brokerage and assistance with locating premises.

 

Town Centre Representatives

North Shields

Karen Westgate

Karen is responsible for providing business support to retailers in North Shields Town Centre and attends the North Shields Chamber of Trade and Commerce meetings.

Karen also manages North Tyneside Council’s start-up programme, The Business Factory, which provides guidance and training for new businesses in the borough.

Email: karen.westgate@northtyneside.gov.uk

Tel: 0191 643 6922

Wallsend

John Angus

John is responsible for providing business support to retailers in Wallsend Town Centre and is the Council’s representative for the Wallsend Chamber of Trade.

He is also a Business Development Officer in the Council’s Business and Enterprise Team, supporting existing companies with a range of services including advice on recruitment, training and financial guidance.

Email: john.angus@northtyneside.gov.uk

Tel: 0191 643 6406

Whitley Bay

Vanessa Murphy

Vanessa is responsible for providing business support to retailers in Whitley Bay Town Centre and attends the Whitley Bay Chamber of Trade meetings.

Vanessa is also a Business Development Officer in the Council’s Business and Enterprise Team, supporting existing companies with a range of services including advice on recruitment, training and financial guidance.

Email: vanessa.murphy@northtyneside.gov.uk

Tel: 0191 643 6401

Other Retail Centres and Promotional Spaces in the Town Centres

For more information about promoting your business in the Town Centres or retail support for the other retail centres, please contact Karen Westgate on 0191 643 6922 or email Karen.Westgate@northtyneside.gov.uk

 

Town Centre Markets

For more information markets such as North Shields Victorian Christmas Market, St Nicholas, Summer markets and food festivals and more. Please contact Tom Wilson at Thomas.wilson@northtyneside.gov.uk or call 0191 643 7417.

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