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North Essex is open for business with strong public sector backing & investment in growing businesses & creating local jobs and expertise

Adjacent to the London to Cambridge corridor.

Direct access to major international trade hubs of Stansted, Felixstowe and Harwich.

Major roads and railways.

Sizeable investment proposed in nuclear energy at Sizewell C and Bradwell B.

North Essex offers a robust environment and ideal location for large scale business growth.

Daring, innovative thinkers and specialist data scientists help shape and inform business growth and influence policy; the University of Essex ranks in the top 25 universities in the UK for research excellence.

A hotspot for growth and innovation, spaces such as Colchester’s state-of-the-art Northern Gateway development offers world class digital connectivity and instant access to a regional transport network for start-ups to grow and thrive.

Horizon 120, a new 65 acre business park in Braintree offers the opportunity for businesses and investors to secure well-connected, contemporary new premises within a high-quality environment.

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded I-CONSTRUCT INNOVATION HUB in Braintree will attract investors, developers and innovators from across the UK, showcasing new construction technologies and enabling the acceleration of housing delivery.

Significant investment is being made by the public sector and North Essex has a strong supply of land available for the immediate development of employment uses.