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

  Havering at a glance

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

For Business Potential

Grow your business … with help from Havering

Being close to London’s city centre with impressive transport links, a quality workforce, competitively priced property and a thriving commercial infrastructure ensures Havering is a very attractive place to do business. Bring in quality of life, inviting open spaces, exciting leisure facilities, extensive regeneration investment and a thriving community, and you’ve got a strong foundation for any new enterprise.

The borough is already home to 8,300 businesses, employing 108,200 people in a range of services from manufacturing to finance. Join us and you’ll be in excellent company.

A Neighbour for the Capital

You’ll find Havering on the north east boundary of Greater London. It’s the third largest borough in the capital and enjoys exceptional road, rail and airport links.

From Romford, the area’s main business hub, it’s just 17 minutes by rail to London Liverpool Street, 26 minutes by road and you’re at London City Airport and the M25 is just minutes away and has great links to both the A13 and A12.

25 minutes is all it takes by train from Rainham to London Fenchurch Street and Crossrail, the region’s newest high frequency, high capacity railway will call at Gidea Park, Harold Wood and Romford stations linking them to central and west London as well as to Heathrow airport.

Helping You Discover Havering

Location and accessibility are just the beginning. Read on and discover how a thriving community, a supportive and commercially minded local authority, hard-to-match affordability and the expertise of the dedicated Invest Havering team can lay the groundwork for highly successful business growth.