Stockton-on-Tees is a small town with a weekly market, and is situated between the counties of Durham and North Yorkshire. The administrative centre of the borough of the same name, the town is positioned on the River Tees and, like most of the region, has a rich industrial history. There are a number of timber buildings still standing in the town such as those on Finkle Street, which reflect the town’s heritage and past. Teesdale Business Park, on the other hand, showcases the more modern side of the town. Chandlers Wharf is a popular hangout for tourists while the Grosvenor Casino offers thrilling entertainment for risk takers.
Stockton-on-Tees is a major industrial and business hub with companies like Barclays, CEMEX, Serco Group, Standard Life, Atkins and Kvaerner owning office space in Teesdale Business Park. Other major companies include Siemens, Endeavour Partnerships, Sanderson Weatherall, TJ Hazel, Ofsted, PX Ltd. and Halcrow Group Ltd. There are also many small businesses and retail stores in Stockton-on-Tees that include lawyers, marketing consultants, financial consultants and website design firms.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You can enjoy a wide array of entertainment options ranging from nightclubs to classical music venues. The ARC Arts & Theatre Centre is the place to go for the performing arts and live acts while The Globe Theatre is a hub for fans of flamboyant stage productions. The Town Centre hosts the annual Stockton International Riverside Festival, one of the largest open-air festivals in Europe. There are many different kinds of cuisine being served in Stockton-on-Tees such as Greek food at Kaminaki, European cuisine at Café Lilli, Italian dishes at Borellis, and vegetarian cuisine at The Waiting Room. Everything from Asian to American food can be found in the eateries of Stockton-on-Tees.
Travelling around the town is made easier thanks to a good network of arterial roads while the A66 and A19 connect Stockton-on-Tees to areas like Middlesbrough and Darlington. In addition to these roads, drivers, buses, taxis and coach services also use the A1027, which runs right through the town. Durham Tees Valley Airport is the closest international airport in the area while Stockton Railway Station lies on the Durham Coast Line, connecting it to Sunderland and London.