Located in the north-east of England, County Durham is bordered by Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, North Yorkshire. Settlements in the county include Darlington, Hartlepool, Shildon and Stockton-on-Tees and it offers a variety of options for those seeking positions.
In the early 19th century, most of County Durham comprised rural areas and market towns. With the down of the Industrial Revolution, mining and shipbuilding grew in importance for the area, while heavy engineering also grew rapidly - particularly the building of bridges and locomotives.
In fact, the Cleveland Bridge & Engineering company is still based in Darlington today and it has been responsible for construction projects like the Humber Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Over the last few years, many of the local towns have gone through significant regeneration. There are now a number of large retail centres and business parks in the region.
Companies with manufacturing facilities in County Durham include KP Snacks, CAV Aerospace, GlaxoSmithKline, Reckitt Benckiser, Cummins and Walkers Crisps.
Several businesses have large depots in the region, including Argos and Aldi and other companies with operations based in the area include Orange, AMEC, the Student Loans Company and Thomas Swan.
If you're looking for vacancies in County Durham, or anywhere else in the country, contact Cast UK today. Our team of recruitment experts can help you find a role that suits your skills and requirements, and provide advice on how to keep your career on the right path.
As one of the UK's leading recruitment consultancies for the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors, we have a unique understanding of the various employers - and what they look for when hiring a new team member.
What's more, our regional experts can offer local information, such as where to live if you're relocating and reasonable salary expectations.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Durham or source a new job in Durham then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
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