THURROCK Business Board Chair, Marc Myers, is cautiously optimistic that today’s Lower Thames Crossing announcement will be the real beginning in the long journey of unlocking Thurrock for future growth and ambition. Speaking on the day that Government minister, Chris Grayling, announced the agreed crossing route (Option C – route three), he said: “Although I’m […]
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port and the closest significant transport operation to the proposed new motorway and tunnel, welcomes the Government’s decision today (12th April) on the Lower Thames Crossing.
OVER 200 jobs at the Unilever centre at Purfleet could be at risk after a decision to sell off their spread business claims Unite union.
PROJECTIONS that the Port of London freight volumes will grow by more than 30m tonnes have led to calls for improved road and rail infrastructure.
THE Port of Tilbury is proposing to expand the existing operations at the port by incorporating a new site – known as TILBURY2 – on part of the former Tilbury Power Station, some 1km east of the existing port. The proposal also includes rail and road links to improve access to the site. The project […]
THE first rail freight service from the UK to China will depart on a 7,500-mile journey from Stanford-le-Hope today (Monday).
A great activity for the whole family, the hanging basket workshops are free to attend and will run from 12pm to 2pm. Visitors will be greeted by the instore
ON Thursday 13th April at 10am Next will unveil a bigger revamped store in Thurrock, covering an timpressive 45,275 square feet. The larger store will include all the latest styles from Next’s newest collections for Womens, Mens, Childrens, and Home including a shoe room, lingerie room and Costa Co ee! Great news! the first 25 […]
A LARGE office building in the Essex town of Grays has been sold for £1.225m in an online bidding battle.
LONDON Container Terminal (LCT) in Tilbury has secured a four year agreement with SCS Multiport to handle the newly upgraded ATS (Amsterdam Tilbury Service).
A NEW temporary operator has been announced to run the Tilbury to Gravesend ferry.
VETERAN removals man, Bernie Lawrence is set to retire after over forty years in the business. The business is Hockley Removals, a company well known in Stanford-le-Hope as well as the length and breadth of the country. As Bernie says, he has been as far as Southend. That will be Southend on the Mull of […]
LEADING tile specialist Topps Tiles has announced the opening of a new store in Thurrock, following an investment of more than £150,000.
LONDON Container Terminal (LCT) in Tilbury, has secured a new fast transit reefer service covering Pacific, New Zealand, Peru & US East Coast.
THE Port of Tilbury were so inspired by the dedication of the people that run Chadwell St Mary Boxing Club and the impact it is having on the local community, that making their decision
UK receives vote of confidence as an alliance of shipping lines announces ten trade routes connecting DP World’s UK ports to the US and Asia. Five of the world’s largest shipping lines, known as the ‘THE Alliance’, have announced plans to call at DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. Global container shipping […]
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has completed its preliminary community consultation events this month which sought views on its proposals to build a new port terminal adjacent to the current port.
ON Wednesday 8 March 2017, Essex Chambers of Commerce hosted a Trading Places Networking Dinner at The Holiday Inn, Basildon. Over 70 people attended the event which was a twist on the usual networking events most people go to, as you changed tables for each course of the dinner, ensuring you met as many people […]
FORTH Ports’ David Thomson has been presented with the prestigious Worshipful Company of Carmen’s Environmental Award. The award was presented to David at the annual awards dinner this week which recognises significant achievements, contributions and innovation of individuals, companies and the armed forces.
David Burch, Director of Policy, at Essex Chambers of Commerce said “we had been expecting minimal change in the Chancellor’s announcements and this proved to be the case.
TWO South Essex businesses have been working together on a major project to change the perception and increase opportunity for African airlines and aviation operations.
REFURBISHED in an urban-chic style, The Old Courthouse also offers a high-specification break out space, a state-of-the-art kitchen, and an executive boardroom available for hire. With the recent addition of a coworking area, virtual office solutions
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THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, welcomed the Minister of State for Housing, Gavin Barwell MP, to the port today (16 February) to see the impacts of the significant investment programme, including two major extensions to the port estate to accommodate projected business growth.