The London-Essex UK Finance Corridor - London & international connectivity advantages

London Essex UK Finance Corridor

London-Essex UK Finance Corridor key locations and connectivity

Essex provides businesses with fast, direct access to London and Cambridge, key markets in the UK, Europe and worldwide. As a location for high-value financial services businesses outside the City, the Essex offer is hard to beat.  There is... 

  • A talented workforce
  • Affordable prime office space 
  • Great places to live within 30 minutes of central London

London-Essex UK Finance Corridor

Surface connectivity to London

Essex is an integral extension of London’s world-leading finance cluster, crucial for Financial and Professional Services companies.  From a reduced-cost Essex base, businesses can access the City of London in as little as 30 minutes and enjoy fast data connectivity and therefore high-speed trading. 

Surface connectivity to London

International air connectivity

Essex-based businesses also benefit from London’s global connectivity - all of London’s airports, including Heathrow, can be accessed within just 1 hour 15 minutes. That makes the London-Essex Finance Corridor an intrinsic extension of London’s world-leading finance cluster, with all the benefits for finance businesses locating there. And that's a business advantage that no alternative UK location can even begin to rival.

International air connectivity

Find out more

Contact INVEST Essex to find out more about the the advantages of the London-Essex UK Finance Corridor for your business.
Corinne Hearne
Corinne Hearne

Inward Investment Manager (London-Essex UK Finance Corridor)

+44 (0) 7702 900667


With over 25 years’ experience in the Financial Services and Global Relocation industries, Corinne has developed an extensive, specialist, commercial network and has successfully supported projects focused on the strategic development and growth of both overseas and UK companies in business, professional and financial services sectors.