March 1, 2024
Kent is a business location like no other, with continued success in a range of sectors key to the growth of the UK’s economy, Kent is not just a place to watch. This gateway county is already an attractive and desirable location where businesses are set up for success today and geared up for the future.
The Dartford crossing between Kent and Essex handles around 180,000 vehicles a day of which an estimated 42% are carrying freight.
The region is home to a highly skilled workforce with 320,000 people in managerial or professional roles.
Home to the pioneering Wilder Blean project, restoring the ecosystem of one of the UK’s largest areas of ancient woodland.
Free, confidential support for businesses looking to locate or expand in Kent.
Kent’s key sectors represent billions of pounds for the UK economy
It’s not hard to see why 2,500 food and drink companies have chosen to relocate to The Garden of England.Join the growers
One in eight companies are now working within the creative industries – and Kent is emerging as one of the leading creative hubs in the country.Join the creative revolution
More than 3,500 manufacturing companies have made Kent their home, employing over 45,000 people.Join the makers
Setting out opportunities for growth in Kent and Medway alongside the financial contribution future investment in the region could deliver for the UK economy over the next 25 years.Download the Investment Prospectus here