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The Thames Estuary Production Corridor Vision

Date published: 
13 February 2017

The Mayor has unveiled a bold vision to transform the Thames Estuary into a world-class industrial hub for the creative and cultural industries, creating jobs and developing new talent to benefit London and the wider South East.

The proposal, produced together with the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), spans seven London boroughs plus counties Essex and Kent. It builds on the region’s huge success as a cultural and creative powerhouse – worth £35 billion per year to London’s economy.

It would see the Thames Estuary transformed into a global centre of excellence for the creative industries, with several large-scale developments proposed, such as major film studios, a fashion cluster and the UK’s biggest 3D printing hub.