"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.


Havering: A Cost Effective Option

The benefits of Havering’s location and accessibility cannot be emphasised enough. Its mean rateable value of service space of £68 per square metre is significantly below the London average of £98.50 per square metre (2008). All of this combined presents a major advantage for businesses looking to set up or relocate here.

Retail Office Industrial Other
Rateable value
Havering 77
London 3,978
Havering 19
London 7,456
Havering 37
London 1,426
Havering 10
London 621
Floor space (m2) Havering 516
London 16,597
Havering 154
London 26,655
Havering 670
London 21,115
Havering 108
London 4,749
RV per m2, £/m2 Havering 149
London 235
Havering 124
London 280
Havering 56
London 68
Havering 88
London 131

Valuation Office Agency (VOA)