Leading London digital agency moves into Newcastle's thriving Generator Studios

TheTin has expanded into the North East to join a host of other firms at the Trafalgar Street studios

Commercial property PR pic Generator Studios, located on Trafalgar Street, Newcastle
Commercial property PR pic Generator Studios, located on Trafalgar Street, Newcastle

A London digital agency is expanding into the North East after taking up space in a thriving creative hub.

TheTin, which offers branding, website and apps to a host of clients, has agreed a letting at Generator Studios in Trafalgar Street Newcastle.

The firm employs 20 people in London and two in Newcastle, but there is room for eight staff at Generator Studios and the company is currently looking to recruit local talent to support its growth.

TheTin is headquartered in London but the firm recognised the value of the North East digital and creative industries, making this a great place to locate and position themselves.

The agency works on digital brand strategy for companies like PwC, a number of health clients and even Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones.

Property adviser BNP Paribas Real Estate acted on behalf of Metnor to agree the deal and Sanderson Weatherall is joint agent with BNP Paribas Real Estate.

Sajida Kosar, operations manager at TheTin, said: “We are really excited about opening our Newcastle office and needed a world class work space.

“Generator Studios has everything we need for the company to thrive and grow, and it’s really inspiring to have so many exciting businesses as neighbours in the building.”

Aidan Baker, director of Agency at BNP Paribas Real Estate added: “Generator 1, a Grade II listed building was originally developed in 2001 and became an instant hub for creative industries.

“Generator 2, the 26,000sqft Grade A office expansion of Generator 1 was completed in 2009, and continues to attract top quality creative industries and we are delighted that TheTin chose Generator.

“Other tenants in the building include Hedgehog Lab, B3 Architects, Black & White Engineering, Real Time Claims, Low Carbon Lighting and technology firm Foster Findlay Associates, along with Nathaniel Litchfield and Gardiner Richardson.

“A limited number of studios are still available from 500 to 3,500sqft.”

Jamie Mableson of Metnor said: “This letting swiftly follows the announcement of our successful upgrade of the IT infrastructure at Generator.

“Occupiers will be able to benefit from 1Gb superfast broadband, providing outstanding data connectivity within the city centre.”

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