London Southend Airport Business Park
- Capital Investment - Essex, Southend & Thurrock, More than £2m, LGF3
Construction in progress
Expected completion date
Phase 1 and 2 (including Southend and Rochford Joint Area Action Plan).
Delivery of a proposed business park to support the continued growth of the Airport and its associated activities as a key economic asset and to address the current lack of availability of high quality employment land and premises in the area. This is a 55 acre greenfield site adjacent to the Airport operations and an existing industrial estate, home to a number of aviation supply chain related businesses.
Phase 1: Infrastructure works.
This includes both off-site and on-site infrastructure costs and includes a contingency and inflationary allowance. New rugby club and pitches (including parking and access road).
Phase 2: Development of the Airport Business Park Southend
Including construction of an Innovation Centre, internal road construction, cycleway infrastructure, ground preparation and utilities.
Capital Programme delivery update
Take a look at our update on the delivery of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) and Growing Places Fund (GPF) capital programmes.
£570m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock
In total the SELEP Growth Deal with Government has brought nearly £600m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock and over the lifetime of the Deal (2015-2021) we aim to deliver 78,000 jobs and 29,000 homes.
The deal and brings new responsibilities and flexibilities and is set to attract a further £960 million extra investment into the South East over the five years.
Southend Airport business park - Phase 2 outline business case (July 2017)
Southend Airport business park - Phase 2 full business case (Aug 2018)