THURROCK Business Conference will take place on Thursday 25 January 2018 to provide support, growth and inspiration for businesses all under one roof.
THE Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Tunde Ojetola and High Sheriff of Essex, Simon Hall MBE, paid a visit to DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park last week (Wednesday, January 10).
AN invitation from the Essex Chambers of Commerce Join us for a Breakfast Meeting at Orsett Hall with Bank of England’s Member of the Monetary Policy Committee Dr Gertjan Vlieghe Thursday 18 January 2018 between 7.30am and 9.00am We are very fortunate to be welcoming Dr Gertjan Vlieghe to our Breakfast Meeting offering Essex businesses […]
THE priorities of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission, which include equipping people with the right skills and providing high quality housing, have been announced during a visit by the new Chair and Deputy Chair.
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Middlesbrough was therefore found to be the UK’s highest repossession hotspot, holding 44.3 mortgage possession claims per 100,000 households. Followed by Oldham, in the north-west – at 43.6 and Thurrock– at 43.2.
TILBURY could be as big a freight gateway to Europe as Dover in a few years’ time, according to P&O Ferries.
BESPOKE Hotels is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to oversee the management of the former Park Inn, Thurrock, an elegant 18th century Georgian mansion, surrounded by 6 acres of parkland in the heart of the Essex countryside.
EMPLOYEES at the Port of Tilbury have made a generous donation of 117 gifts to Changing Pathways, just in time for Christmas.
TWO Thurrock businesses have been awarded £10,000 each to support them in becoming more energy efficient.
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has submitted an application for a development consent order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock. The proposed new port, known as Tilbury2, will be built on a 152-acre site which was part of the former Tilbury Power Station.
THURROCK Council has received the outline planning application for the £1billion Purfleet redevelopment project which will see the town transformed in line with community aspirations.
SPORTS Direct has reported a fall in sales in its core UK retail business as it pushes through a shake-up aimed at taking it in a new upmarket direction. Boss Mike Ashley said the strategy was delivering “spectacular trading performance” at its flagship stores – and that it planned to open 10 to 20 more […]
MICK George Ltd has landed an earthworks package as part of the ongoing expansion programme at the Port of Tilbury reports ConstructionEnquirer.Com
SHOPPING centre owner Hammerson, which owns Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre, has agreed a £3.4bn takeover of rival Intu reports the BBC. The deal will create the UK’s biggest property company, worth £21bn. Intu owns the Lakeside shopping centre and the Trafford Centre in Manchester, while Hammerson owns Bicester Village designer outlet and Brent Cross shopping […]
TOYS R Us has confirmed plans to shut “at least” 26 of its stores in the UK, putting up to 800 jobs at risk.
THE £1billion Purfleet regeneration project takes another step forward on Monday (4 December).
TODAY (Thursday 30 November 2017) as part of The Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP’s visit to Southend, Essex Chambers of Commerce organised a private round table meeting
ESSEX Chambers of Commerce last Thoroughly Thurrock Networking Twilight for 2017 is being held on Wednesday 6 December 2017 at Orsett Hall between 4.30pm and 6.30pm. We are delighted to welcome our speakers for this event from the Port of Tilbury – Paul Dale, Asset & Site Director and John Speakman, Senior Asset Manager for […]
THE Director of Policy at the Essex Chambers of Commerce has responded to the budget delivered by the chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond.
BUSINESSES from across Essex and Kent have been encouraged by Highways England, the organisation delivering the new Lower Thames Crossing, to start preparing for an £8 billion boost to the South East economy. At an event organised by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), more than a hundred senior representatives from business and local […]
LEISURE company TD4 Brands is embarking on a rapid and strategic nationwide store roll-out programme which is creating around 100 jobs.
THURROCK family run traffic management firm raises over £1000 in just ONE MONTH for construction industry charity. Nationwide Traffic Solutions’ charity campaign with a ‘traffic management’ twist received an overwhelming response in aid of Lighthouse Club.
THE historic London Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury welcomed the Flog It programme to film an episode of their popular BBC programme hosted by Paul Martin which invites members of the public to bring their antiques to be viewed and valued by the Flog It experts, with an option to sell at auction.