News

Pod Park and Spaark combine and rebrand as 37 Degrees

1st Mar 2021   

Pod Park, the shipping container company and Spaark, our community and mentorship program have combined the brands and rebranded as 37 Degrees to further align with their company goals of helping more businesses and people.

Spaark launching 5 more brands in Q2 2021

15th Jan 2021   

Spaark designers are busy designing 5 new brands whilst their ecommerce team are busy building the websites and social media. We will be launching new brands in gymwear, yogawear, loungewear, sunglasses and watches!

Spaark Local is launched to serve the community for office space ​

1st Jan 2021   

Spaark Local offers small office and service space within local car parks and other areas right in the heart of the communities. Not only that, we provide mentorship and guidance through our Spaark platform

Mariposa Cosmetics is launched with Chloe Elizabeth ​

9th Dec 2020       

Spaark helped Instagram influencer Chloe Elizabeth launch her own cosmetics brand. From product sourcing, branding, website design and full ecommerce capabilities on Shopify and Spaark in house product fulfilment 

The 'Secret Garden' ready to open at Laidler's site in Seaton Delaval

4th Dec 2020        

The Secret Garden container park was ready to open on 4th Dec, but unfortunately due to lock down restrictions we couldn’t open

The Fat Butcher launches ecommerce store

1st Nov 2020    

After successfully opening their 4th store during lock down, Spaark setup the complete ecommerce solution to bring the Fat Butcher nationwide using DPD next day delivery. Spaark assisted with website development, social media marketing, ecommerce setup and fulfilment.

Shipping container park planned for former Laidler's site in Seaton Delaval

20th Sept 2020        Chronicle Live

Plans which could bring up to 80 jobs to the site of a closed fruit and vegetable wholesaler have been submitted to Northumberland County Council

 

Another shipping container village planned for Northumberland

11th Sept 2020        Northumberland Gazette

Plans have been lodged for another shipping container village in Northumberland, on the site of a recently-closed food business.

 

The Fat Butcher's 4th store opens in Denton Burn

21st July 2020        

During lockdown, Spaark refurbished the 4th store for The Fat Butcher and we created a buzz all day with long queues to get into the store!

 

Spaark helps launch Mr Tighe's

28th June 2020        

During lockdown, Spaark built and fitted out a unit for one of their tenants and helped them launch Mr Tighe’s

 

Pod Park Blyth: Plans for shipping container village for Northumberland

18th June 2020        Northumberland Gazette

A bid to create a shipping-container village in Blyth Marketplace has been lodged with Northumberland County Council.

Blyth Market: Pod Park is coming to town!

10th June 2020        South Beach Radio

 

Blyth Marketplace is set to be hit with a revolutionary idea that will undoubtedly change the outlook of our town. Pod Park is a relatively new company that was founded in 2018. They specialise in up-cycling used shipping containers that can be used to create a concept of affordable business centres, which will be found up and down the country.

 

Spaark Community is launched!

1st April 2020

We launched Spaark Community- great if you are starting a business, in business or simply have an idea. Sign up for free to the Spaark Community- free resources, training, access to mentors, everything you need to start a business with our support along the way

New details unveiled about £20m North Tyneside container park plans

7th April 2020        Chronicle Live

The developer claims that the park will turn the North East into a “business factory”. The latest stage of plans for a £20m Tyneside container park have been lodged with the council.

North Tyneside container park given green light bringing hundreds of job to the area

3rd September 2019        Chronicle Live

Hundreds of jobs are on the way to North Tyneside as plans for a £20m container park were given the green light this morning.

Pod Park grows their list of mentors

1st February 2019

Our Mentor programme will offer our guidance and support from concept to expansion, giving direction in all areas of business. Pod Park is not just about providing an exciting environment with which to work in, but more about providing the right environment to be successful.

See plans for Crate Park: the latest shipping container village set to take the North East by storm

31st December 2018        Chronicle Live

Developers have launched plans to create a £20m shipping container business park in North Tyneside with the potential to create up to 800 jobs. Crate Park at Cobalt, North Tyneside, is set to become the first of several incubator business parks around the UK designed to provide a springboard for SMEs wanting to launch their businesses on the high street.