Kent: a great investment.

Download Investment Pillar resources

There has never been a better time to invest in the region.

Kent and Medway are together powering the South East economy of the UK – producing, making, growing, building, creating, innovating, taking on the world.

From life sciences to advanced manufacturing, food production to TV and film, construction to logistics; from the jobs of today to new areas with exciting potential for tomorrow, powering Britain’s transition to a net zero economy – investment in Kent and Medway is delivering significant economic growth.

Kent and Medway is a business location like no other; to demonstrate this, we have created a collection of Investment Pillar resources, each showcasing why the region is a credible place for business investment.

Covering all areas from quality of life, skills, and sustainability through to distribution, our brand new investment pillar resources are packed full of stats and content that help position the region as the number one place to do business.

Download Investment Pillar resources

The vibrant commercial environment is not all Kent has to offer – high spec homes, some of the most successful retail areas outside of London and a cultural agenda – championed by creatives such as Tracey Emin, Danny Boyle and Antony Gormley – make the county a natural choice to put down roots.

It’s a place steeped in history, where the Romans first landed, and Pilgrims travelled and told their tales. It’s now a place where some of the UK’s most exciting companies have their own story to tell, delivering the jobs and industries of tomorrow.


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.


The amount awarded by government to install eight rapid e-chargers for use by taxis in six Kent districts.

“Using facts to sell products is a common marketing strategy. They enable us to build trust with our audience. Locate in Kent’s nine investment pillar documents is more than that. We have amassed over 200 verifiable stats that demonstrate why Kent and Medway is the credible place for business investment.

Kent is the UK’s South East Gateway. Expansion in the region means greater prosperity for our communities, employers, employees, shareholders and the whole country. We have the proof.”

Charles Hutchings-Lawrence, Business Development Manager

Plan your business move to Kent.

Call Locate in Kent on 01732 520 700 to speak to one of our advisors or complete the below form and one of our experts will be in touch shortly.

    Contact Us

    Sign up for the latest news and updates from Locate in Kent