COUNCILLOR Mark Coxshall, Thurrock Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration, has welcomed news that Ocado Retail will establish a new 300,000 sq ft Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) in Purfleet creating up to 1,500 local jobs.
A WILDLIFE area created six years ago to offset losses of habitat from the development of the London Distribution Park (LDP) at Tilbury, has proved so successful it has been ranked by one of Britain’s foremost entomological consultants as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates.
A floating pontoon used to discharge freight ferry vessels at the new Tilbury2 development at Port of Tilbury has been launched, marking a major milestone in the creation of a new multi-million pound port for London.
THE strong and growing demand for industrial space east of London has triggered the speculative development of five new units comprising 108,000 sq ft at SEGRO Park Rainham. Phase 2 will bring together advanced sustainability innovations and on-site amenities to enhance the well-being and productivity of its occupiers and their employees. Building on the success […]
THE Government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme is not making homes more affordable in general or helping address other pressing problems in the housing sector, according to a new report. Overall some 60% of buyers who have used it didn’t need the financial help anyway and 20% were not first time buyers, according to the […]
A PURFLEET-based clothing brand has been facing criticism online for selling “vintage, boho dresses”. The ‘dresses’ by the clothing brand look similar to the traditional Indian-Kurtis or Kameez with their side-slits and traditional motifs.
GRAYS-based IT & Marketing agency TechVertu has just achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 standards, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.
A THURROCK-based millionaire park home boss is once again at war over alleged planning breaches. Self-Styled “Gypsy King” Alfie Best runs Wydlecrest Park from his base on London Road in West Thurrock. Private Eye has reported that at least three families face losing their newly purchased park homes in Wooler, Northumberland because they were built […]