Invest Thames Gateway
Invest Thames Gateway is the lead international inward investment agency for The Thames Gateway. Its aim is to market the Thames Gateway’s un-paralleled sector expertise and clusters of investment opportunity and is the first, single point of contact for new and potential investors.
The Thames Gateway is one of the UK’s priority hubs for growth and has the committed support of the Government as well as a large number of private investors. The region stretches 40 miles along the iconic River Thames from London's foremost financial centre, Canary Wharf, through the Thames river ports of Thurrock, Medway and Sheerness, as far as Southend in South Essex and Sittingbourne in North Kent
With its position, it has unique access to the London market and is an important factor in the growth and success of the major global businesses that invest there.
The Thames Gateway region is recognised as an innovative logistical and transport gateway for the UK, providing smart, rapid connections to London, international markets and the rest of the UK. It is home to the UK’s first “Eco-Region”, a pioneering initiative designed to encourage sustainability and efficiency for the 21st Century. The Thames Gateway is also a hub for the environmental technologies sector and houses the Sustainable Industries Park which will contain the UK’s highest concentration of environmental technology companies.
The London Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012 also provide fresh business opportunities and benefits to London and The Thames Gateway and create a catalyst for huge expansion and investment as well as enhanced capacity for large scale co-investment that results from public backing combined with private and institutional investment.
Invest Thames Gateway is a collaboration between the London Development Agency, the South East England Development Agency and the East of England Development Agency; the three Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) within the Thames Gateway and is core funded by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).
General introduction from Gareth John, Managing Director of Invest Thames Gateway
The Thames Gateway presents one of the most exciting and potentially rewarding investment locations in the United Kingdom today.
The region stretches 40 miles along the iconic River Thames from London’s foremost financial centre, Canary wharf to the river ports of Thurrock in South Essex and Medway and Sheerness on the North Kent coast. Through its unrivalled access to mainland Europe, delivery of world leading initiatives and a dedication to sustainability and sector expertise, the region provides smart investors with huge commercial opportunities.
The Thames Gateway is perfectly positioned to give your business access to unrivalled growth opportunities
Enjoy everything the region has to offer from the natural environment to great entertainment venues
Discover the most suitable locations for your business from across the region
Invest Thames Gateway now offers a full property search and matching service in North Kent, South Essex and London
Discover why successful businesses from across the region chose to move to the Thames Gateway
Invest Thames Gateway can assist you expand or relocate your business smoothly, efficiently & ecomonically