50th anniversary of grain terminal at Port of Tilbury

Port of Tilbury, London’s major port and the UK’s largest terminal for the import and export of grain, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its grain terminal.

Ocado to establish new facility at SEGRO Logistics Park Purfleet

Ocado Retail, the new joint venture between Ocado Group and M&S, has agreed a deal to establish a new 304,355 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility at SEGRO Logistics Park Purfleet. In so doing they will be creating up to 1,500 local jobs and helping meet demand from their increasing customer base to the East of London, including Essex.

Essex secures more than £300 million from Government for infrastructure and housing growth

News that Essex has secured more than half of the £600 million national funding announced by Government for rail and road improvements to support new homes has been welcomed by the partners behind the two successful bids to the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF).

Finalists announced for Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019

As a headline sponsor, Invest ESSEX wishes to congratulate all businesses nominated for the Business Excellence Awards Essex (BEAE) 2019.

Lonza Pharma & Biotech chooses Chesterford Research Park to expand UK operations

Swiss multinational, Lonza Pharma & Biotech, has chosen Chesterford Research Park to expand their UK operations. Lonza will be relocating their Cambridge site operations from Granta Park to Chesterford Research Park in Q1 2020.

South East INVEST project receives further boost to help small businesses in the region

South East INVEST, comprised of Invest ESSEX and Locate East Sussex, received a favourable mid-term review to give their European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project a further boost.

Automotive company joins growing list of large American corporates in Essex

US-headquartered Group 1 Automotive recently announced that it has acquired five Volkswagen franchises in Essex, joining the growing contingent of large American companies that are already based here.

How Invest ESSEX is developing relations with Indian businesses

Invest ESSEX is committed to promoting inward investment to the county and is particularly keen to develop relations with India - a country set to be the world’s fastest-growing economy for the rest of the decade.