Local Opportunities

We are keen to support our members to work with each other, if there is a business locally which can support your business, why don’t you use them?

SMEs make up over 95% of the North Tyneside economy and it’s in everyone’s interest to help our local business base thrive.

Member Directory

All of our members are included on our member directory, and are categorised, so that your business can work with fellow local businesses which are part of the Forum on projects or to buy goods & services.

Please though do not use any members details to send unsolicited messages or emails, these details are provided for you to contact with regards to business opportunities and partnerships.

Member Directory

Local supply chain opportunities

North Tyneside Council are keen to increase the number of North Tyneside-based businesses supplying to the Authority for both large and small contracts.

There are a number of opportunities available for local businesses to tender for, all of the update to date tendering opportunities can be found on the North Tyneside Council procurement opportunities page.


To support our local businesses, our training partner, The Business Factory, deliver workshops on topics such as Tendering for Beginners, the North Tyneside Council Dynamic Purchasing System; there is also one-to-one procurement and tendering support with a specialist consultant with extensive tendering & bid writing experience.

The latest workshop listings can be found here – https://businessfactorynt.co.uk/events/

For one to one support call 0191 605 3110 or email info@businessfactorynt.co.uk

Shopping local

To support the high street recovery in North Tyneside, the three local Chambers – Wallsend, Whitley Bay & North Shields – have developed Buy Local North Tyneside.

A facility for town centre & high street businesses to raise their profile and for residents to find them and in many cases order online before visiting the high street to collect.




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