Enterprise Street

Start-ups proliferating on Cheapside.
Latest opening is a tearoom, owner Tracy Parnaby’s entry into full-time self-employment.

Formerly a manager with Durham County Council, Parnaby of Newton Aycliffe got a loan from Transmit Start-Ups, which has also helped Kan Move, another initial venture, this time by Denise Banner of Bishop Auckland.  She has over 20 years’ experience as an agent, valuer and mortgage adviser with national estate agencies.

Other recent openings include a florists, a spectacle and fancy goods shop and an
Italian restaurant.