The coastal town of Hartlepool has a population of just over 90,000 and has a strong maritime tradition.
With its impressive marina, waterfront restaurants and award-winning museum Hartlepool is rapidly building a reputation as a popular destination for visitors.
Around one million visitors were attracted in 2010 when the town hosted the world-famous Tall Ships Races.
With good communication links and a flexible workforce, Hartlepool is very much open for business. The town has three designated Enterprise Zone areas which provide exciting incentives to attract new business.
Visit the Hartlepool Borough Council website at www.hartlepool.gov.uk