Business expansion
United Kingdom
North East; Northumberland and Tyne and Wear; Tyneside
Location of affected unit(s)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Manufacture Of Chemicals And Pharamceuticals
Manufacture Of Basic Pharmaceutical Products And Pharmaceutical Preparations
21.1 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
25 January 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Accord Healthcare has opened its new factory in Fawdon, Newcastle Upon Tyne. The site currently has 60 staff in place and more are to be added over the coming months, with employment at the premises eventually set to reach between 350 and 500 jobs. The company manufactures pharmaceutical products including effervescent medicines. The company is currently looking to recruit for a range of roles across the business including laboratory roles and finance specialists. The expansion is part of a larger investment programme of GBP 60 million across its locations in the UK.


  • 25 January 2018: Chronicle Live
  • 25 January 2018: BQ Live


Eurofound (2018), Accord Healthcare, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 93132, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93132.