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COVID-19 Update for Tenants

North Tyneside Council recognises that coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting unprecedented challenges for businesses.

The Government has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures through this period of disruption.

This includes the introduction of emergency measures to ensure that commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will not be evicted for at least three months. In support of this, the Strategic Property team have temporarily suspended formal debt recovery action when rents are overdue – please be aware that reminders will continue to be issued

Please read the section on coronavirus on the North Tyneside Council website homepage as there are links to information about the support available to businesses.

We would encourage businesses to join the North Tyneside Business Forum. This is free to join and offers practical advice and guidance, communications on any public funded business support and a forum for businesses to communicate with each other - www.northtynesidebusinessforum.org.uk   

The North East LEP deliver the region’s online business support platform, the North East Growth Hub which features a comprehensive COVID-19 toolkit for businesses - www.northeastgrowthhub.co.uk/toolkits 
To ensure you have up to date access to the national COVID-19 business support, the following website hosts all the details of the schemes that have been announced: 
Coronavirus Business support: https://bit.ly/BizSupportSite 

What we do

We help with all property related activities in connection with the delivery of the Council Plan and Sustainable Community Strategy objectives:

  • maintain the Council's land and property records
  • buy and sell land and property on behalf of the Council
  • manage the Council's commercial property portfolio
  • undertake and certify land and property valuations for all purposes on behalf of the Council
  • undertake and help with regeneration projects
  • implement the Council's Asset Management plan

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Contact us

Strategic Property
Quadrant West 2nd Floor 
North Tyneside Council
The Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY
Telephone: (0191) 643 2142
Email: strategicproperty@northtyneside.gov.uk