Gravesham Business Awards 2022
Gullands is delighted to be sponsoring the Gravesham Business Awards 2022 which help celebrate Gravesham’s diverse area and its enterprising mix of rural and town centred business community.
Organised by Gravesham Borough Council, the awards which take place this spring and recognise how the area and local business community is changing with ongoing regeneration projects and the opportunities this brings. Gravesham has a healthy local business base comprising around 3,200 registered businesses of which 80 per cent employ less than
As well as the smaller firms in the borough, there are also sizeable national and international firms such as Comma Oil & Chemicals Ltd, Kimberly Clark, Rodenstock, and Britannia Refined Metals (part of Glencore).
Gravesham is also the gateway to London by boat, with the unique 11km waterfront and long-standing maritime connection. The Port of London Authority’s main offices are based in the town and much of the area’s deep-water wharfage is used to transport commercial materials.
The River Thames plays a central role to the town’s economy with a new pontoon off the Town Pier, providing modern facilities to receive visiting leisure craft from London or those coming upriver from the North Sea and Continental Europe. Also completed is the £2 million refurbishment of the Riverside Leisure Area to the east of Gravesend Town Centre.