Ebbsleet Garden City, North Kent Enterprise Zone

Ebbsfleet Garden City


minutes to London from Ebbsfleet and 22 minutes from Gravesend. Faster to central London than any other area in Kent


linked sites equating to 85,000m2 of commercial space and business hubs


jobs created across the enterprise zone sites by 2025/26

Situated between Dartford and Gravesend, Ebbsfleet’s three enterprise zone sites – Northfleet East, Northfleet West and Northfleet Rise – will offer facilities for a range of business types and sectors close to Ebbsfleet International Station. The sites will each offer a range of accommodation for expanding businesses in sectors including medical and healthcare, advanced manufacturing, digital technologies and creative industries.

Ebbsfleet offers excellent opportunities for commercial developers and growing businesses wishing to invest in new premises, as well as great potential for start-ups and existing companies in the target sectors.

The Garden City is benefiting from substantial Government investment and, by 2031, will provide up to 32,000 new jobs and up to 15,000 new homes for a growing workforce keen to live, work and play in this highly-connected, vibrant and sustainable community.

As a NHS Healthy New Town its aim is not only to be a centre of excellence in medical and healthcare research, training and practice but also to improve the health of local people and build a community that promotes healthy lifestyle choices.

Delivery of the Ebbsfleet enterprise zone sites is led by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation in partnership with Dartford and Gravesham borough councils.

Visit the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation website here
Bluewater Shopping Centre
Gravesend Town Centre
Dartford Town Centre
Proposed Theme Park

The location of the proposed London Paramount - a "world-class" leisure and entertainment complex.

Gravesend Station

Serving both Southeastern and High Speed 1 services, the station is now seen as a major interchange with a sizeable London-bound commuter population in and around Gravesham.

Northfleet East

One of the three sites within Ebbsfleet Garden City, close to the River Thames, Gravesend town centre and complementing major new residential development. Over 16,000m2 of flexible managed workshop and innovation space and training facilities. Complementary to sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Construction Technologies, Digital Technologies.

Northfleet West

One of the 3 sites within Ebbsfleet Garden City, linking the Thames to the heart of Ebbsfleet with over 37,000m2 of larger format industrial and high-tech workshop facilities and intended as a centre of excellence. Complementary to sectors: Construction Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing, Design.

Gravesend - Tilbury Passenger Ferry

A regular ferry service operates from Monday to Saturday between Gravesend and Tilbury riverside.

Ebbsfleet International Station

Travel to St Pancras International and the heart of London in just 17 minutes on High Speed 1. Or take the Eurostar service to Paris, Brussels and Lille and onwards to the rest of Europe.

Ebbsfleet Garden City

Consisting of a cluster of three sites; Northfleet Rise, located next to Ebbsfleet International station and Northfleet West and East both situated along the River Thames embankment. Offering a total of 83,000m2 of high quality, innovation space, Ebbsfleet Garden City boasts some of the lowest commercial rental rates in the country, is just 17 minutes from London St Pancras and has the possibility of being served by Crossrail in the future.