Ten Reasons to Invest
Why Colchester is the ideal location for business and for families to invest their lives
north east of
Harwich International Port
London Stansted Airport
London City Airport
London Southend Airport
Ultra Fast Broadband
Locations for Growth
Long recognised for being Britain’s first capital, Colchester today is undergoing a £3bn transformation across five locations making Colchester a place with ambitious growth plans.
Competitive Cost Base
Cost of living in London
same standard in Colchester
Home to Essex University Ranking top 5 in the UK for Social Science research and top 20 in the UK for research excellence
New Homes for a
Colchester has had more new housing completions over the past five years than any other of the 13 local authorities in Essex.
Colchester’s economic growth will come from these sectors:
Finance & Business Support Services
Proven Track Record
Colchester is a place with ambitious growth plans. Brimming with fresh talent and with exciting new development to come, Colchester is the place to be.
Colchester is ranked 8th nationally for creativity and is one of 7 cultural and creative hubs in the South-East LEP area.
A Great Place to Live
Some of the most important events in British history have taken place here. Today Colchester mixes pride in its impressive heritage with a great choice of modern attractions, shops, restaurants, cafés and bars. Close to the coast and with landscapes of national importance, Colchester is a great place to live.