High-quality jobs and much-needed investment for the Thames Estuary region have been unlocked, as the Thames Freeport receives final government sign off.
The Freeport will now receive up to £25 million seed funding from government and
potentially hundreds of millions in locally retained business rates to drive growth in the UK’s
advanced manufacturing, biomanufacturing, logistics, and low carbon industries.
It will help drive investment into sectors including automated and electric vehicles,
renewable energy and battery storage, generating thousands of jobs and boosting the local