7th May 2024

Northern Trust Company Ltd is pleased to announce that they have welcomed OpenWorks Engineering Ltd to the Regents Drive estate in Prudhoe following the 11,500 sq ft letting of Unit 5 on a 10-year lease agreement.

Founded in 2015, OpenWorks is an engineering company, based in Northumberland, that provides autonomous systems for surveillance and air defence applications. OpenWorks Engineering provides innovative products for use in counter-drone systems, already used by the world’s leading defence authorities. The Vision Autonomous Optics products are used in CUAS, Air Defence and Long-Range Surveillance, Sensing and Tracking missions, providing maximum performance and cost-effectiveness for multi-role missions. SkyWall Net Capture systems are a unique low-collateral damage capability for physically stopping UAS.

Chris Down, Managing Director of OpenWorks commented “Our move to Regents Drive has proved to be a fantastic opportunity for OpenWorks on numerous levels. We have been able to consolidate our business in one, state-of-the-art site, which in turn has enabled business output to increase as well as undertaking an impressive recruitment drive.”

For more information on OpenWorks Engineering Ltd please visit their website at www.openworksengineering.com

Regents Drive extends to 77,811 sq ft in 7 units and is ideally located adjacent to the A695 Blaydon to Hexham Road, providing excellent transport links.

Barry Nelson, Regional Property Director at Northern Trust added “I am delighted we have been able to facilitate OpenWorks Engineering’s occupational requirements, by providing the space they were looking for to allow for future expansion. I am pleased to welcome them and their team to Regents Drive and look forward to watching their continued growth.”

Regents Drive is now fully occupied following this latest letting. Northern Trust own further business space at the Low Prudhoe Industrial Estate in the area, which are ideal for small and medium sized businesses looking to relocate. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact the North East office on 0191 221 1999 or via email at northeast@northerntrust.co.uk

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