Chancellor's housing infrastructure fund for Purfleet-on-Thames

Leader of Thurrock Council Rob Gledhill will be speaking at our online forum this week, along with development partner Ken Dytor, Chair of Urban Catalyst, about the promise of £75 million of Housing Infrastructure Funding, to support the £1 billion regeneration of the Essex town, Purfleet on Thames.

The Chancellor announced the funding for the development in his budget last week.

Swan Housing Association and Urban Catalyst are creating a new riverside community in Purfleet-on-Thames, which will include a new 'media village' to support the UK's booming TV and film industry.

The town wants to become a leading creative hub and later phases of development will deliver a new university campus with a focus on health and the creative arts. Infrastructure is a