Newton Aycliffe is situated within the County Durham district of Sedgefield. Newton Aycliffe enjoys good road communication with the A167 connecting to the A1(M) to the north and south to Darlington, which in turn provides excellent rail access to the national rail services. Newton Aycliffe is situated approximately 32 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne, 19.5 miles west of Middlesborough and 68 miles north of Leeds. Newton Aycliffe Industrial Estate lies directly south of Newton Aycliffe town centre and benefits from excellent road communications, with direct access to the A1(M). Newton Aycliffe Industrial Estate forms part of the wider Newton Aycliffe Business Park, the second largest industrial estate's within the North East of England.