January 2015

An extension of £46.1 million

Projects funded by this Growth Deal include:

• Expansion of cargo-handling facility and regeneration of waterfront at Dover

• Investment in signalling at Ashford International railway station

• New lorry parking capacity in the M20 corridor

• New employment and innovation space at Rochester Airport

• Mixed-use redevelopment of Folkestone seafront

• Better transport connectivity in Chelmsford city centre, improving flow and access, reducing congestion, encouraging cycling and walking

• Regeneration of the town centre in Purfleet, linked to investment in new film, TV, media studio development

• The Southend and Rochford Joint Area Action Plan, which provides for further expansion of London Southend Airport Business Park

• Bexhill Enterprise Park and Swallow Business Park near Hailsham, East Sussex,

• New business space at Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne