In Northern England:
- 1st April 2023: Cumbria County Council was replaced by two unitary authorties - Cumberland Council and Westmorland and Furness Council. Cumbria remains as a ceremonial county.
- 17th April 2023: the Union Chain Bridge over the River Tweed was re-opened, following a 30 month restoration programme.
- 22nd April 2023: The Farrell Centre, in Newcastle, was opened to the public
- 25th May 2023: 'Lilidorei' childrens' fantasy playground at the Alnwick Garden opened to the public.
- September 2023: The Sage Gatehead is renamed The Glasshouse International Music Centre.
- 23rd September 2023: opening of the new North Shields Transport Hub
- 28th of September 2023: the tree at Sycamore Gap senselessly cut down