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"Being based in Havering is perfect. We have lower costs that
enable us to be very competitive plus a great entrepreneurial spirit.”

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The London Brough of Havering provides the perfect platform to help your business grow and prosper.
Here’s a snapshot of how.

Opportunity for Growth


A Host of Areas Prime for Development

Havering’s competitive commercial property costs, location and accessibility, thriving community and spaces ripe for development mean this is an ideal area for relocating or establishing a business in a supportive environment.

Havering is a borough that supports and encourages business growth. Accommodating to development plans and commercial in attitude, businesses will always find a warm welcome from Council officers and politicians who are genuinely interested in helping them expand and achieve their goals.

Widespread investment and growth

The London Riverside area stretches from East London to Rainham Marshes. Part of the Thames Gateway redevelopment zone, the area is undergoing major investment, in part courtesy of the Rainham Compass programme, an initiative spearheaded by Havering Council. This includes new station environment at Rainham, a new station planned in Beam Reach, new library and the regional renowned Rainham marshes open to the public.

The cultural centre of Hornchurch has undergone extensive town centre improvements with the aim of supporting this attractive, well-connected and prosperous town with inspirational spaces and plenty of scope for business growth.

And the ‘Harold Hill Ambitions Program’ is well underway in Harold Hill including extensive investment by the Council including state of the art parks and recreational facilities and new housing.

Dedicated to Backing Business

It’s clear to see that Havering’s business potential is significant. The dedicated backing of the Council in the area’s regeneration demonstrates a strong commercial interest in supporting the growth of businesses. This is a borough that really wants to help your business grow, and with advice at every stage from the Invest Havering team, you’ll be in the very best hands.