Culture, tourism, leisure, location, accessibility, vast choice of quality housing and a host of impressive education options make Havering an excellent place to set up a home; that’s why many of our businesses have chosen to live and nurture their businesses here.
2,000 acres of open space, a thriving cultural quarter, theatres, museums, an arts centre, National Trust property, RSPB reserve, along with a wide range of national and independent shops, services and entertainment venues and a tourist industry are just some of the many highlights of Havering that you can discover.
Havering is a borough proud of its heritage, thriving community, prosperous business sector and the quality of life it offers. It’s a borough that presents plentiful opportunities for all ages and tastes. From facilitating a healthy lifestyle, to encouraging creativity; from skills development to indulging a love of culture and entertainment, it is all here for you in Havering.
There are many miles of walking and cycling routes and a range of sport and leisure event/ pastime on offer. The development of a new leisure centre is planned in the near future which will incorporate an ice rink, swimming pool and leisure facilities. Havering also boasts a particularly vibrant community of young and exciting contemporary artists who, with the support of the borough, are transforming shops as well as public and open spaces into temporary galleries, installations and arts events.
The London Borough of Havering is also the proud winners of the passive housing scheme. This means it is involved in providing some of the most leading edge buildings and developments with innovative and intelligent design. Such a project is set to revolutionise the delivery of sustainable new build homes in the UK.