Recent Investments Archive

Tea time in Consett as local couple bring Gatsby glamour to new vintage venue

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on September 9, 2021

A touch of Great Gatsby glamour is set to descend on a County Durham town with the opening of a stylish new vintage tearoom. Sarah and Anthony Patterson are opening Patterson’s Vintage Tearooms on Middle Street in Consett this weekend after turning a personal passion for vintage china […]


Gap Ice turning heat up on recycling plant expansion plans with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Sceme, Growth Capital Fund on August 18, 2021

A market-leading North East recycling business is scaling up its operating capacity and turnover targets with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund Gap Ice runs the UK’s most modern refrigerator recycling plant at its […]


Elvet Recruitment building for the future with North East Fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on August 12, 2021

A specialist County Durham recruitment agency that began life in lockdown is building for the future after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Elvet Recruitment began trading on 4 January, the day on which the third national […]


Troo energising job creation plans with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Sceme, Growth Capital Fund on July 6, 2021

Sunderland based energy business, Troo, secured loan funding for expansion from the North East Growth Capital Fund managed by NEL Fund Managers


New Scream for Pizza base on Newcastle Quayside as business expands with NEL backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on June 17, 2021

A successful North East pizza brand is aiming to take a bigger slice of the Newcastle food market with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Scream For Pizza is set to open a new ‘grab […]


Play time at upgraded Mister Twister’s thanks to North East Fund investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 26, 2021

A popular Gateshead play centre is reopening after a significant upgrade thanks to a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Michael and Samantha Taylor acquired Mister Twister’s Jump Centre in Follingsby Park after returning to Samantha’s native North East […]


Printable pressure sensor technology wins North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 20, 2021

Printable pressure sensor technology developed in the North East is set to be rolled out into a range of new markets with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. HP1 Technologies develops sensor systems that measure and collect […]


North East Fund investment sparks GME Industry’s green growth plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 13, 2021

A North East electrical specialist is looking to increase its share of the growing green energy market with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. GME Industry specialises in designing, installing and maintaining a wide range […]


OneGym looking fit for the future as latest NEL investment supports Stockton gym opening

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on May 5, 2021

A County Durham-headquartered gym business is coming out of lockdown in good shape after opening its biggest ever fitness facility with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. OneGym has launched a new 20,000 […]


Sunderland’s Asbestos Audit looking to clean up after winning North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on April 27, 2021

A specialist asbestos management firm is aiming to create up to a dozen new jobs this year after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Asbestos Audit acts as both a main and sub-contractor on asbestos-related projects of […]