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Business Support in Brentwood

Located in the heart of Essex, Brentwood is a pleasant, busy town, conveniently situated for London and the surrounding countryside and coast. The town is surrounded by open countryside, which is a part of the Metropolitan Green Belt, with the heart of the town only minutes’ walk away from pleasant woods and commons.

Rail and road connections are excellent, with the M25 and A12 trunk roads within the Borough and convenient, fast rail links with London and East Anglia. Stansted, City and Southend airports are all 30 to 40 minutes’ drive away, with Heathrow and Gatwick airports not much more. The Dartford Tunnel/Queen Elizabeth II Bridge and Tilbury Docks are also within easy reach. To the east, Harwich and Felixstowe are 90 minutes away via the A12.

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    • Brentwood For Growth, formerly Brentwood First, is an initiative launched by Brentwood Council, which brings together the Borough’s blue chip businesses, who are passionate about promoting and strengthening the local economy.  The group have pledged their commitment to work with the local business community, employees and other stakeholders, to develop and execute a strategy to position Brentwood competitively and make it more attractive to new investment.

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    • With a good mix of shops, schools, businesses and recreational facilities, the Borough of Brentwood includes the town itself and a ring of outlying villages

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  • Eric Pickles, MP for Brentwood & Ongar, and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government praised the initiative saying “this group puts enterprise firmly at the heart of localism and enables Brentwood to exploit the tremendous economic opportunities in the South Essex.  Brentwood is ahead of other local authorities in this respect and I am confident that it will take a lead in developing the area’s economic opportunities.”


Brentwood For Growth is made up of leading corporations with major offices located in Brentwood who operate on both national and international platforms. All are major players in the local economy, providing over 3500 jobs in Brentwood and are crucial to the local supply chain.