Southend is being transformed with both the public and private sectors investing heavily in the town 


Locating your business in Southend will put you alongside other global names such as Olympus Keymed, Royal Bank of Scotland, Insure-and-go, Hood Group, Stobart Group and Ipeco as well as a plethora of local and national businesses which have either chosen to locate in Southend or have elected not to leave having been nurtured here by local entrepreneurs.

Investment has included:

£7m funding for transport and public realm in the town centre,  

  £6.7m funding for non-transport investment to bring forward jobs and homes in Victoria Avenue,  

    £1m Local Sustainable Transport Fund investment,  

      £4.28m for improvements at Kent Elms junction,  £4.28m for    improvements at the Bell junction,  

         £8m A127 highways and bridge maintenance,  

            £3.2m to enable Airport Business Park developments within the JAAP area,  

                £1.25m Coastal Communities Fund-New maritime festival foundations June 2015,  

                   £651,000 City Deal,  £1.8m Growth fund via the city deal,  £800,000 Growth Hub Continuation Funding & £41.5 Growth Deal Funding