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Ports & Logistics

The Humber is the UK’s busiest port complex and 4th busiest in Europe, with 16,100 people employed across the sector. The ports handle every type of cargo and provide a unique and critical infrastructure for a range of sectors, most notably; renewable energy, oil, construction materials, automotive, steel, chemicals and food. 

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Manufacturing & Engineering

25,000 people are employed in advanced engineering in the Humber with many of the international companies operating in this sector using cutting-edge techniques and processes.

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Creative & Digital

The Humber has a thriving digital economy, worth an estimated £7billion, and is building a reputation for digital innovation and creativity across the UK and worldwide. According to government statistics, Yorkshire and the Humber is the UK’s most innovative region.

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Retail, Leisure & Culture

The Humber will take centre stage in 2017 for Hull’s reign as the UK’s City of Culture – a title which has brought a new sense of confidence and ambition to the region. This too is acting as a natural catalyst for investment in hotels, conference venues, public realm and leisure facilities, with international brand Hampton by Hilton currently developing a £7million hotel by Humberside Airport.

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Food Manufacturing

The Humber has one of the largest concentrations of food manufacturing, research, storage and distribution in Europe, as well as being at the centre of the UK's seafood industry. 

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Chemicals

The Humber’s chemicals sector is of European scale and the second largest in the UK, worth an estimated £6billion to the economy and supported by the Humber Ports. The region is home to one of the UK’s four main petrochemical clusters, with two oil refineries, Phillips66 and Total Lindsey, providing 27% of the UK’s refinery capacity – both located on the South Humber Bank. 

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Energy & Renewables

The Humber, coined as ‘The Energy Estuary’, is leading the UK renewables sector with a collective of over £300million being invested through Siemens, ABP and the development of Greenport Hull. With investments in wind, tidal, biofuels and renewable energy, the region is building on its credentials in chemicals, offshore and marine engineering and exploring opportunities to capitalise on the global demand for sustainable energy.

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Ports & Logistics

The Humber is the UK’s busiest port complex and 4th busiest in Europe, with 16,100 people employed across the sector. The ports handle every type of cargo and provide a unique and critical infrastructure for a range of sectors, most notably; renewable energy, oil, construction materials, automotive, steel, chemicals and food. 


Read more

Manufacturing & Engineering

25,000 people are employed in advanced engineering in the Humber with many of the international companies operating in this sector using cutting-edge techniques and processes.


Read more

Creative & Digital

The Humber has a thriving digital economy, worth an estimated £7billion, and is building a reputation for digital innovation and creativity across the UK and worldwide. According to government statistics, Yorkshire and the Humber is the UK’s most innovative region.


Read more

Retail, Leisure & Culture

The Humber will take centre stage in 2017 for Hull’s reign as the UK’s City of Culture – a title which has brought a new sense of confidence and ambition to the region. This too is acting as a natural catalyst for investment in hotels, conference venues, public realm and leisure facilities, with international brand Hampton by Hilton currently developing a £7million hotel by Humberside Airport.


Read more

Food Manufacturing

The Humber has one of the largest concentrations of food manufacturing, research, storage and distribution in Europe, as well as being at the centre of the UK's seafood industry. 


Read more

Chemicals

The Humber’s chemicals sector is of European scale and the second largest in the UK, worth an estimated £6billion to the economy and supported by the Humber Ports. The region is home to one of the UK’s four main petrochemical clusters, with two oil refineries, Phillips66 and Total Lindsey, providing 27% of the UK’s refinery capacity – both located on the South Humber Bank. 


Read more

Energy & Renewables

The Humber, coined as ‘The Energy Estuary’, is leading the UK renewables sector with a collective of over £300million being invested through Siemens, ABP and the development of Greenport Hull. With investments in wind, tidal, biofuels and renewable energy, the region is building on its credentials in chemicals, offshore and marine engineering and exploring opportunities to capitalise on the global demand for sustainable energy.


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