Rochester Airport – Phase 1
- Capital Investment - Kent & Medway, More than £2m, LGF2
Design in progress
Expected completion date
Introduction of an Innovation Park at Rochester Airport. Phase 1 of the project involves improvements to airport infrastructure and removal of the second runway. Works required to facilitate the development of the Innovation Park.
Releasing the land required for Innovation Park Medway.
- Safeguarding the long term future of Rochester Airport
- Creating 37 new jobs through airport investment
- Safeguarding 25 existing jobs
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.