The new crossing will create 6000 jobs, providing ‘an economic shot in the arm’ for the South East. Find out more here
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The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is the business-led, public/private body established to drive economic growth across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock.
Our LEP is one of 39 partnerships set up by the government to be the key body determining strategic economic priorities while making investments and delivering activities to drive growth and create local jobs.
A new design for the proposed junction with the M25 between junctions 29 and 30 is now being progressed. It aims to provide a safer junction with greater capacity that also blends better with the local landscape.
Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017
Work is now underway to create a major new Innovation Centre at the University of Essex, thanks to £2m of funding from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), that will provide business space and start-up support for 50 companies.
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017
The South East LEP, Highways England and the Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) have partnered to share their plans with you to help your business prepare for the exciting opportunity of the Lower Thames Crossing.
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017
To help strengthen commercial relationships between business and CCCU, South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) has agreed to provide £6m of funding to create The Kent & Medway Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise (EDGE) Hub.
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017