Priorities & projects

These priorities are:

Creating Vibrant Places

  • Create a genuinely attractive South Essex offer
  • To attract and retain highly skilled opportunities
  • Provide high quality space for businesses to grow and locate in South Essex
  • Leverage our outstanding connectivity to London and International markets through our ports and airports

Enterprise Growth

  • Support our vibrant small and medium size business community
  • Leverage our connectivity – physically and digitally
  • Create the environment for increased levels of research and innovation

Future Work

  • Ensure our residents have the right skills for a changing economy
  • Develop our access to Higher Education and drive up participation
  • Create environment for greater collaboration


  • Explore the potential of data generated in the estuary to support innovation and create new products and services