Freeport East gets final government approval

Freeport East, one of eight new freeports in England announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in March 2021 has received final Government approvals, allowing it to move forward into the delivery phase. The development, near the port of Felixstowe, is expected to create up to 13,500 new jobs and will receive £25 million in Government funding to support infrastructure enhancement. Chief executive of Freeport East, Steve Beel, said: “Bringing together key ... [+]

Work starts at Freeport East

Construction of the first phase of Freeport East began on 25 April with a ground-breaking ceremony at Gateway 14 development near Stowmarket, one of development’s three tax sites. The developer is Gateway 14 Ltd, wholly owned by Mid Suffolk District Council, and development manager, Jaynic. The site will provide a ... [+]

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