Blyth Town Forum Showcase

Closed 29 Aug 2022

Opened 28 Jul 2022


Energising Blyth

Northumberland County Council is set to deliver a £70 million programme of improvements to boost the town centre and wider town of Blyth.  This is part of the Energising Blyth programme which is part funded by Town Deal Fund and Future High Street Fund. 

Our vision is by 2030 Blyth will be a thriving UK and international centre of renewable energy and advanced manufacturing growth and innovation, providing new jobs, better skills, more homes, and a clean environment for people in the town and the wider North East region. It will be a vibrant and welcoming community, offering a great quality of life on the doorstep of the beautiful Northumbrian coastline and countryside. 

Details of proposals are available here:

Culture Hub & Market Place

Regent Street Improvements

Bebside to Town Centre Cycling & Walking Corridor

Culture & Placemaking Programme

Energy Central Campus Phase 1

OREC Technology Development Centre

Northumberland Energy Park

The Energising Blyth programme complements other key investments in the town including Northumberland Line and Blyth Relief Road. 


Blyth Relief Road

Northumberland County Council has been aware of traffic problems entering and leaving Blyth for a number of years.  The two main roads into Blyth, the A193 Cowpen Road and A1061 Laverock Hall Road are heavily trafficked and often suffer from congestion during peak times.

Northumberland County Council are proceeding with a proposal to construct a new dual-carriageway partially along a new route, with the existing A1061 to be re-used in part. This new Relief Road will provide a new connection between the A189 and A193 to the South of Blyth which will improve capacity and provide integrated active travel routes.

Details of proposals are available here:

Blyth Relief Road 1

Blyth Relief Road 2

Blyth Relief Road 3

Blyth Relief Road 4

Blyth Relief Road 5

Blyth Relief Road 6

Blyth Relief Road 7

Blyth Relief Road 8


Northumberland Line

The Northumberland Line will bring passenger trains back into service between Ashington and Newcastle.  It is a priority of Northumberland County Council and is supported by a number of key project partners.

The project will provide six new stations at Ashington, Bedlington, Blyth Bebside, Newsham, Seaton Delaval and Northumberland Park.

Details of proposals are available here - Northumberland Line Proposals

Click here to visit our dedicated Northumberland Line website for the latest news and project information


Showcase Event

Representatives of Northumberland County Council and other key stakeholders will be available to discuss proposals in person in Keel Row Shopping Centre between 11.00-19.00 on Thursday 28th July 2022. 







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