Creative & Digital

Creative and Digital Industries are Growing in Kent

Be surrounded by like-minded creative and digital businesses in a vibrant, growing commercial centre.

Ebbsfleet Garden City is set to become an industry-leading creative centre in Kent, with new creative offices and art and design studios.

Why the North Kent Enterprise Zone?

The number of Creative and Digital businesses setting up or expanding in Kent has grown rapidly between 2012-17.

Kent is now home to over 8,700 companies in the Creative and Digital sector. The districts seeing the biggest growth are Gravesham (150%) and Dartford (121%), making the Ebbsfleet Garden City development the ideal location to set up or relocate your growing business.

North Kent Enterprise Zone holds strong partnerships with Kent’s universities, providing employers with skilled talent.

Based in Canterbury and Rochester, the University of Creative Arts is famous for its creative specialisms and stands as the UK’s No.1 specialist university for Creative Industries. Graduates from the University of Creative Arts hold degrees in architecture, art, design, fashion, graphics and media.

Top Facilities to Suit a Growing Creative or Digital Business

The Ebbsfleet Garden City campus will boast modern architecture and flexible office space.

The vibrant new commercial centre has been designed nearby to the River Thames, and will feature a variety of leisure facilities built along a new promenade, with public access to the picturesque waterfront.

Built around Ebbsfleet International station, high-speed rail links mean London is just a short 17 minutes away, providing companies with connectivity to the UK’s top business and cultural capital.

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Have a Business in the Creative and Digital Sector?

If your business joins one of our enterprise zone sites, you could receive a business rate discount of up to £55,000 a year.

For more information, click here to speak to our business advisors.