EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Darlington; Tees Valley and Durham; North East
Location of affected unit(s): Darlington


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.10 - Warehousing and storage
Number Employed: 29500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-12-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 19-12-2019
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Amazon, the US-based tech and online retail company has announced that it will open a new ’fulfilment centre’ in Darlington, in the North East of England, creating 1,000 new permanent jobs. Recruitment for the engineer, finance, HR, IT and health and safety roles has already started.

Amazon has 29 fulfilment centres in the UK and the new centre in Darlington will be its first one in the North East.