Welcome to the home page of the Thames Gateway Kent Partnership. 

Our vision is to make Thames Gateway Kent the place to be - to live, work, study, invest and enjoy your leisure.  Our role is to help create the conditions to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity. You can find out more about our partnership, activities and the Thames Gateway Kent area in the pages below.

What's new:

TGKP responds to Government consultation on brownfield land

In January the Government published a consultation paper proposing measures to incentivise the preparation of Local Development Orders on brownfield land suitable for housing.  The Partnership's response can be read here.

Funding boost for Rochester Airport redevelopment

One of the key investment opportunities in North Kent, the proposed Innovation Park around Rochester Airport, has been boosted by the allocation of £4.4 million Local Growth Funding via the South East Local Enterprise Partnership.  Click here for more information.  

TGKP Winter Business Breakfast

Over 70 representatives from North Kent businesses, schools and colleges convened at the Bridgewood Manor Hotel on 10th December for TGKP's Winter Business Breakfast.  Highlights included the breaking news of the partnership agreement between the proposed London Paramount Entertainment Resort, on North Kent's Swanscombe Peninsula, and BBC Worldwide to feature "the glamour of Hollywood with the best of British culture".  To download copies of our Report and the programme and presentations, go to Business Events.

TIGER programme closes to new applications

The TIGER programme of interest-free loans for SMEs in North Kent and Thurrock closed to new applications on 14th November.  See Finance for more information.

Swale Borough Council launches business-friendly website

Specially designed to provide information and support to businesses and investors, TGKP partner Swale Borough Council has launched a new website - see Business Support for more details.

 Older news items can be viewed in the News Archive.

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