At a glance

Thames Freeport
London Gateway
1,700 acres
Investment Type
Commercial land lease (tax free)
2+ years

Taking your place in Europe’s biggest consumer market and burgeoning industrial cluster means taking advantage of this net-zero land development opportunity. Global companies can invest in a long-term leasehold in the Thames Freeport to reap the financial benefits of this unique tax-free value proposition. This would be an excellent opportunity for investors in logistics, advanced manufacturing, light manufacturing, energy and circular economy.

Investment potential
Thames Freeport offers a compelling investment opportunity with significant potential for steady commercial returns and long-term growth. As a Freeport, it benefits from a range of tax incentives and streamlined customs procedures, making it an attractive location for businesses looking to invest in the UK. The site holds four strategically located, port-adjacent, undeveloped and underdeveloped sites at Ford Dagenham, the Port of Tilbury, London Gateway and Thames Enterprise Park. These sites are globally renowned and hold significant untapped economic potential.

Investment benefits
Additionally, the Thames Freeport benefits from a prime location along the River Thames, providing easy access to London and major global shipping routes to mainland Europe, the US, and beyond. This strategic positioning, combined with the region’s strong infrastructure, highly skilled workforce, and innovative businesses creates a thriving ecosystem that is poised for continued growth. The Thames Freeport presents a unique opportunity for investors seeking exposure to a dynamic region and growing UK economy.

ESG potential

  • £4.5 billion in public and private investment
  • £400 million port investment into some of the most deprived areas
  • 21,000+ new jobs
  • Significant investment in training and skills
  • Thames Freeport’s transformation programmes aim to increase knowledge transfer, skills development and clean growth