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About Wilton Centre

Wilton Centre situated on Teesside in the North East of England provides office, laboratory and pilot plant accommodation at competitive rental terms with immediate occupancy.

Only 5 minutes drive from Middlesbrough.

High quality office space is available to let from just one to 300 desks and all options in between.

The spacious complex is set in a 75 acre landscaped park with its own lake and courtyards. It is home to sixty companies, including a number of prestigious multinationals.

A range of fully furnished laboratory space and an excellent technical development area comprising pilot plant and scale up accommodation is also available.

With accredited membership of UKSPA , Wilton Centre can help your business move to the next stage.


The Innovation Accelerator at Wilton Centre is dedicated to nurturing innovative businesses within the science, technology, engineering and life sciences sectors, combining industry know how and leading edge facilities to support new and established companies in the North East.

This cutting edge new facility comprises a 10,763 sqft (1000 sqm) fully integrated technology incubator. The Innovation Accelerator is able to offer pilot plants, specialist laboratories and office space to enable fledgling companies to develop new products and processes while reducing peripheral start-up costs, such as provision of industrial services and purchase of general laboratory equipment.

With the diverse industry experience and expertise available to residents, the Innovation Accelerator offers varied services including:

  • Business start-up support
  • Market Intelligence
  • IP landscaping
  • Incubation
  • Technology commercialisation
  • Entrepreneur programme


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High Value Manufacturing Catapult

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult is the catalyst for the future growth and success of manufacturing in the UK.

It is a strategic initiative that aims to revitalise the manufacturing industry and was implemented, along with six other similar programmes in different sectors, following extensive independent research – notably the Hauser and Dyson reports.

The HVM Catapult’s network consists of seven technology and innovation centres, established and overseen by the Technology Strategy Board, with over £200 million of government investment.

The inception of the Catapult provides UK business with a gateway to access the best manufacturing talent and facilities in the country. It is also a two-way communication channel to the heart of government and a valuable conduit for funding from both the public and private sectors for projects and initiatives with due merit.

The programme has political cross-party backing to ensure its longevity. It will enable the UK to address market needs in key areas, making the country more competitive on the global stage.

The HVM Catapult’s long-term goal is to stimulate growth in the manufacturing sector and more than double the sector’s contribution to UK GDP.

It will do this by helping accelerate new concepts to commercial reality. More specifically, the HVM Catapult gives scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs access to a pool of expertise and experience within academia, research, industry and government.

It bridges the gap between early innovation, where the UK has traditionally been strong, and industrial-scale manufacturing, where real wealth is created and the UK is relatively uncompetitive.

This allows progressive businesses and organisations – from large conglomerates to SMEs – to build new partnerships and products with significantly reduced risks.

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult is formed from seven centres across the United Kingdom. These are:

  • The Centre for Process Innovation
  • Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
  • Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
  • Manufacturing Technology Centre
  • Advanced Forming Research Centre
  • National Composite Centre
  • Warwick Manufacturing Group

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    Our Tenants

    ABB Limited

    Pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalisation.

    Tel: 01642 438298

    Absolute Antibody Limited

    Antibody sequencing, manufacturing and engineering services are offered to all antibody users and the ever-growing antibody catalog already includes 30 research-grade biosimilars, as well as recombinant versions of “classics”.

    Agility Logistics

    Agility builds durable, efficient supply chains that power businesses and drive trade, creating access to new opportunities.

    Applied Graphene Materials

    Applied Graphene Materials has developed a proprietary “bottom up” process for the production of high specification graphene. Applied Graphene Materials owns the intellectual property and know-how behind this process. We provide dispersion and product integration expertise, in order to deliver solutions for a wide range of applications.

    Argent & Waugh

    Tel: 01642 454117

    Attric Ltd

    Attric is a consulting and services company specialising in the development, management and delivery of technical information, procedural documentation, asset / maintenance data management and engineering (design & draughting) services: Information Management, Technical Documentation, Engineering Design & Draughting, On-site Integrated Services.  

    Aveva Solutions Limited

    The World’s Leading Engineering, Design and Information Management Software Providers to the Process, Plant and Marine Industries.    

    Tel: 01642 438171

    Calysta UK Ltd

    Calysta is creating Future Fit Food – high value fish, livestock, and pet nutritional products to improve global food sustainability and security.    

    Tel: 01642 438150

    Cambridge Biopolymers

    Developing novel, cost effective, high performance materials providing a competitive advantage to our customers through patent-protected technologies based upon sustainable and renewable resources, which deliver a positive environmental impact.

    Centre for Process Innovation

    The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is a UK based technology innovation centre and part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Established to support the UK process manufacturing industry, CPI collaborates with companies of all sizes to help overcome innovation challenges in the development of next generation products and processes. CPI combines state of the art facilities with knowledge and expertise across the following technology areas:  

    • Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining
    • Printable Electronics
    • Formulation
    • Biologics

    Tel: 01642 455340

    Coastline Valeting


    CompactGTL is the world’s leading small scale, modular Gas-to-liquids (GTL) company providing an end to end solution to the problem of associated and stranded gas in oil and gas field development.  

    Cytec Solvay Group

    Created in 1863, Solvay is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. With our historical anchorage in Europe, our products serve diversified markets worldwide, from consumer goods to energy, with one main aim – to improve quality of life and customer performance. The drive to achieve our aim has resulted in 90 percent of our revenue being generated from businesses that are among the top three global leaders in their field. Wilton is one of Solvay’s 36 Research & Innovation Centres across the globe. It is specifically integrated into the Composite Materials Global Business Unit.

    Tel: 01642 443900


    DMG Control Systems Limited provide sales, service and construction expertise in Industrial Process Control and Mechanical & Electrical Engineering. They also provide CAD services and software solutions to a wide range of Industry clients.

    DP Consulting

    Tel: 01642 438281

    DRD Consultants

    Design Research & Development Co Ltd (DRD) was established in 1988 and specialises in all aspects of Process Engineering. We have an extensive database of engineering professionals on whose services we call, and we are skilled at assembling and managing project teams. We carry out process investigation, process development, economic appraisal, and safety audits, as well as expert witness work and providing assistance to commissioning teams. Some of our engineers have retired from full-time employment and consequently are highly experienced and readily available at short notice and for variable periods. Our consultants also include experienced chemists and materials engineers.

    Dupont Teijin Films

    DuPont Teijin Films is the world’s leading differentiated producer of PET and PEN polyester films and is able to meet the global and regional needs of those customers that value innovative and high quality films. DuPont Teijin Films is a 50:50 global joint venture between DuPont and Teijin.  

    Environmental Resources Management Ltd

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services.We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world.    

    Tel: 01642 438130


    To support rapid progress in the field of electronics, EpiValence focus on working in collaboration with organisations searching for advanced chemicals and materials. Starting with research and development through pilot scale to full scale manufacture, EpiValence offers capabilities to meet requirements now and in the future.  

    Tel: 01642 438233

    Exwold Technology Limited

    Exwold is a contract chemical processing company based in the UK and have decades of experience formulating and processing speciality chemicals for multinational chemical and agrochemical companies.  

    Tel: +44 (0) 1429 230340

    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

    FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies an industry-leading Biologics Contract  Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with locations in Billingham and Redcar, UK, RTP, North Carolina and College Station, Texas.  FUJIFILM Diosynth has over twenty five years of experience in the development and manufacturing of recombinant proteins, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, among other large molecules, viral products and medical countermeasures expressed in a wide array of microbial, mammalian, and host/virus systems. The company offers a comprehensive list of services from cell line development using its proprietary pAVEway™ microbial and Apollo™ cell line systems to process development, analytical development, clinical and FDA-approved commercial manufacturing.

    Gas Ventures

    GB Media & Events

    Tel: 01642 438225

    Green Lizard Technologies Limited

    Haden Freeman

    Established in 1985 as Freeman Process Systems, a specialist process engineering consultancy serving the chemical industry, Haden Freeman Ltd has developed into a major multi-disciplinary engineering resource for all of the process industries.

    High Force Research

    Specialise in chemical synthesis and R&D for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and fine chemicals industries. High Force Research collaborates with discovery groups, start-ups and spin-offs, academia and industry in synthesising new materials for proof-of-concept studies and process development on the route to market.  

    Honeywell Process Solutions

    Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) helps industrial customers around the world operate safe, reliable, efficient, sustainable and more profitable facilities. HPS offer leading technologies from the plant floor to the boardroom as well as comprehensive lifecycle services that help to ensure more productive and stable operations.


    Tel: 01344 656000


    Hortech founded in 1987 has established itself as a forefront leader in the Landscape Management Industry.

    House of Type

    Tel: 01642 438133

    Hydro-X Water Treatment

    Tel: 07717 793111

    IEX Consultants Limited


    Indaver is a reliable partner to both industry and public authorities for ecologically and economically responsible waste management.  

    Tel: 01642 834723

    Industrial Thinking Ltd

    Industrial Thinking offer a wide range of consultancy services and products, working with some of the largest (and smallest) companies in the world, at both a national and international level.

    Intertek MSG

    Intertek Wilton delivers value to its clients by applying its excellent analytical, characterisation and physical science capabilities and its highly experienced experts to all sorts of chemistry- and materials-related problems. Understanding chemistry, materials science, physical properties and the relationship between them is one of the group’s great strengths. Intertek Wilton specialists can complement the work of your own scientists and engineers in developing new products and processes.  

    Tel: 01642 435744


    INVISTA transforms daily life through its innovations in the nylon, spandex, polyester and specialty materials industries. You may find INVISTA's products in your clothing, carpets, cars and computers—just to name a few. A subsidiary of privately owned Koch Industries, Inc., INVISTA has more than 50 locations across North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.  

    Tel: 01642 572202

    ITS Technology Group

    ITS is an award winning company with a UK wide and international presence delivering superfast network connectivity, IT managed and support services and telephony solutions. It has been delivering value and mission critical services to clients which include Akzo Nobel, Hammersmith and Fulham Council, Firstark, SkyPark, NHS Oldham, Hamilton Black and Wilton Centre. ITS comprises of 3 operating divisions; ITS Network Solutions, ITS Telecoms Solutions Limited and ITS Managed Services Limited, all of which are supported by group functions of design, consultancy, project management, finance, human resources and support.

    John Boyd Associates Ltd

    Engineering, Design and Installation Solutions for Over 25 Years, uniquely focused on delivery with inherent regulatory compliance, offering significant cost savings over the life of the asset.

    Lloyd's Register GMT Limited

    Lloyds Register GMT provides laboratory analysis and commentary on the quality for marine fuels used by all seagoing vessels. These fuels have variable quality and can present hazards for the ships, the crew and the environment. The effect of incorrect quality can have a commercial influence or effects for H&S for the crew or environmental or indeed a combination of fall aspect. Other complementary services are provided which can further support a ship owner or operator such as lube oils, drinking water etc.    

    Lucite International

    Lucite International is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic-based products.  

    Lynas Engineers

    Providing a modern, personal approach to engineering design.  

    MB Human Resourcing Consultancy Ltd

    Tel: 01642 438290

    Micropore Technologies Limited

    Micropore Technologies is a provider of proven solutions in high quality particle and emulsion production — all with unable narrow size distribution.  We work closely with clients from initial laboratory scoping ⇒ through development and scale-up ⇒ to full-scale manufacturing.  Micropore works with global clients as well as niche specialists to deliver cost-effective formulation solutions tailored to our clients’ needs. We also have a sales office in the USA.   Benefits of Micropore’s technology include Significant reduction in waste / zero waste Improved formulation performance Preservation of biological activity of biomolecules Up to 30% Lower energy usage Continuous, low cost operation etc…….

    Nalco Limited

    Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, provides safe, sustainable chemistry programs and services to the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry, refineries and petrochemical operations. Through onsite problem solving and the application of innovative technologies, we maximise production, optimise water use and overcome complex challenges in the world’s toughest energy frontiers.  

    North East Process Industry Cluster

    The NEPIC is a stand-alone company, limited by guarantee, which was created and is owned by its member companies to represent the companies and supply chain of the Process Industry in the region.    

    Northern Pumps

    Northern Pumps are a division of the London Pump Group of companies who are one of the UK’s foremost pumping services companies whose staff have some 40 years' experience in the provision of specialist support in the operation, maintenance and repair of pumping equipment.

    Pepperl & Fuchs

    Devices for use in explosive areas have to fulfill specific requirements. ecom has been involved in this field for almost 30 years and has acquired extensive expertise in explosion protection.

    Tel: +44 (0) 1642 465400

    Piramal Healthcare

    The Piramal Group is a diversified conglomerate with operations in over 30 countries and brand-presence across 100 markets around the world. Since the late 1980s, the Piramal Group has evolved from a textile-centric business to a diversified organization, which operates across sectors such as healthcare, life sciences, healthcare information management, financial services, specialty glass packaging and real estate.


    PRODDIO help both SME’s and larger companies with tailored support

    • Senior support as and when you need it
    • Help you take advantage of the government’s growth agenda (R&D Tax Credits and Patent Box)
    • Maturity assessments for companies down to individual projects (P3M3 Model)
    • Delivery of an idea or Programme/Project
    • Accessing grants and funding

    Tel: +44 (0) 1642 438285


    Recovery and recycling of non-ferrous metal scrap.

    Tel: 01642 438126

    Red Oak Wealth Management

    Provide wealth management advice to clients in the North East and North Yorkshire. Their expertise covers the broad spectrum of financial planning and will help you and/or your business to:

    • Grow wealth, specifically through our distinctive approach to investment management
    • Preserve assets for long-term financial security
    • Adequately protect assets from potential threats
    • Effectively manage capital and borrowings

    Tel: 01642 438114

    Ribble Enviro

    Ribble Enviro, specialists in the supply, hire, and service of all gas detection systems whether portable or fixed from all the major manufacturers.


    SABIC is composed of four strategic business units – Petrochemicals, Specialties, Agri-Nutrients, and Metals – each headed by an Executive Vice President. They support customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end markets such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy.

    Tel: 01642 453366

    Sappi Biotech (UK) Limited

    Sappi is a global company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper based and biorefinery solutions.  Sappi has almost 12,000 employees in over 20 countries and manufacturing operations on three continents (seven mills in Western Europe, three mills in the United States of America and four mills in South Africa) which produce approximately: ·        5.4 million tons per year of paper ·        2.3 million tons per year of paper pulp, and ·        1.3 million tons per year of dissolving wood pulp.  Our market leading range of products is sold and distributed across more than 150 countries. We aim to be a diversified wood fibre group targeting significant growth in EBITDA through an expanded product portfolio with increased margins. Our 2020Vision sets various aspirational targets and goals for providing enhanced rewards to all our stakeholders.  The Sappi R&D centre at Wilton focuses on development of biorefinery technology which is deployed in our global manufacturing operations.  

    Seren Technologies Limited

    Sharon McMahon

    Professionally qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor providing confidential help and support with anxiety, depression, phobias and stress-related issues. Free initial consultation and a discreet and friendly service guaranteed. Appointments available for clients either based in the Centre or externally.  

    Team Prevent

    Team Prevent is the UK Division of B·A·D GmbH, Europe’s leading Occupational Health & Wellbeing providers.

    Tel: 01642 438180

    Techconsult UK

    Techconsult UK is a specialist engineering Recruitment Company providing highly skilled personnel in some of the world's major industrial sectors, including Process, O&G, Renewable and Subsea. The company provides highly trained personnel for Engineering, Project Management, Project Control, Quality and Safety as well as Technical Administration functions. Techconsult operates Nationally and Internationally and is constantly looking for the best recruitment solutions for its clients. It is driven by a desire to meet challenges and offer the best solutions possible for clients working in some of the world’s most demanding industries. We take your needs seriously and coming up with innovative solutions.

    Teesside University

    Teesside University works with businesses to help them improve their competitiveness through a unique combination of knowledge, innovation, facilities and ideas. The University values its relationships with business, putting them at the heart of its teaching and research, and placing a strong focus on delivering measurable impact. With the support of a large business development team, it provides a range of bespoke services including innovation programmes, training, graduate recruitment, consultancy, research and development, start-up support and access to first-class facilities. Key areas of expertise include leadership and management, engineering and manufacturing (including environmental technologies), digital and creative industries, health, education and public protection.

    The Faraday Centre

    The Faraday Training Group is an international electrical safety training provider with purpose built facilities, providing comprehensive electrical courses to a wide range of industrial sectors including oil and gas, marine and offshore, engineering and construction and chemical. Highly-experienced, multi-skilled lecturers offer an effective combination of theoretical understanding and practical hands-on learning experiences using real industrial equipment.