Our vision for Freeport East

Freeport East offers a real opportunity to deliver a hub for global trade and national regeneration as well as creating a hotbed for innovation that will have impact across the UK.

With its unique global links and existing innovative sectoral clusters, Freeport East will attract inward international investment and drive domestic growth, propelling the country’s economy forward.

Including Britain’s busiest container port, Freeport East is vital to achieve the Government’s vision of Global Britain, enabling the country to forge new trading relationships with the world post-Brexit. It will also create thousands of highly skilled jobs through technical innovation, contributing to the levelling up agenda not only regionally but across the country.

Global Trade

As the UK’s busiest container port which handles trade with 165 countries beyond the EU, and with connections to Europe, Freeport East offers unrivalled global trading opportunities for UK businesses.

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Levelling up

Freeport East will boost regeneration nationally as well as in the coastal communities in which it is located.

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Innovation

Cooperation with world leading universities, the local green-energy cluster and partner organisations will drive innovation through Freeport East.

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