Distinct investment incentives

Freeport East has a targeted set of significant tax reliefs to help boost new investment. These reliefs only apply on the designated tax sites at Felixstowe, Harwich and Gateway 14, near Stowmarket

We also offer a bespoke customs operations model that can be applied to any site, anywhere within our boundaries, designed to turbocharge trade and investment.


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Freeport East offers abundant development prospects, immediate access to vital road and rail networks, major airports, all while conveniently connecting to both London and Cambridge.

As part of the UK’s world-leading East Coast green energy cluster we are uniquely placed to serve clean energy manufacturers, innovators and investors especially within the booming green hydrogen, clean maritime fuel, smart grid and offshore wind industries.

Our investment locations include opportunities to develop new manufacturing, R&D and logistics facilities within the heart of our ports at Felixstowe and Harwich, as well as at Gateway 14 – the largest business, innovation and logistics park in East Anglia.

We offer a wide range of potential location and investment options and the opportunity to make a home in one of the UK’ most innovative and dynamic regions.

Covering an area of over a thousand square kilometres in total, Freeport East also takes in some of the UK’s finest landscapes, historic towns and cities and offers an exceptional quality of life.