Driving economic growth across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

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South East LEP secures £102m to boost Economic Growth

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is the business-led, public/private body established to drive economic growth across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock.

Our LEP is one of 39 partnerships set up by the government to be the key body determining strategic economic priorities while making investments and delivering activities to drive growth and create local jobs.

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Start preparing for an £8 billion boost to the South East economy

Businesses from across Essex and Kent have been encouraged by Highways England, the organisation delivering the new Lower Thames Crossing, to start preparing for an £8 billion boost to the South East economy.

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017

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Lower Thames Crossing design update and progress welcomed

A new design for the proposed junction with the M25 between junctions 29 and 30 is now being progressed. It aims to provide a safer junction with greater capacity that also blends better with the local landscape.

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

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An Innovation Centre at the University of Essex has secured £2m

Work is now underway to create a major new Innovation Centre at the University of Essex, thanks to £2m of funding from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), that will provide business space and start-up support for 50 companies.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017

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Robots Routes Revenue Lower Thames Crossing event

The South East LEP, Highways England and the Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) have partnered to share their plans with you to help your business prepare for the exciting opportunity of the Lower Thames Crossing.

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

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