Freeport East – Felixstowe and Harwich

Authority:
East Suffolk Council, Essex county Council, Harwich Haven Authority, Harwich International, Haven Gateway Partnership, Suffolk County Council, Tendring District Council, Port of Felixstowe
Contact:
Website: www.freeporteast.com
Transport Connections:
Three rail terminals, the biggest intermodal rail freight facility in the UK connecting the port with 15 inland terminals predominantly in the Midlands and North.
Felixstowe port links UK businesses with 165 countries beyond the EU
Location:
The total Freeport area extends out from the twin ports of Felixstowe and Harwich, with a total diameter of 45km, with tax and/or customs sites earmarked for development inland.
These are at Horsley Cross, Bathside Bay, Great Blakenham, Gateway 14, the Parker and Anzani Avenue areas of Felixstowe and the Port of Felixstowe Logistics Park.
Principal Activities:
Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is the UK’s largest container port and the only UK port in the Top 50 largest container ports worldwide
Harwich International is one of the UK’s leading multi-purpose freight and passenger ports with excellent road and rail across the UK
The planned Freeport East Hydrogen Hub will be one of the world’s most exciting and innovative nuclear, hydrogen, maritime and transport decarbonisation schemes.
A new offshore wind hub at Harwich, built on over 270 acres (110 hectares) of land adjacent to Harwich International Port, could provide dedicated installation, engineering and manufacturing facilities, as well as supporting office space and ancillary functions