Brentwood is an attractive location for business, combining a high quality environment with close proximity to London and has a well qualified workforce.

Brentwood has a diverse economy providing 40,000 jobs, a thriving entrepreneurial culture, with above average rates of business start-ups, and is home to the headquarters and regional offices of major national firms such as BT, DST, LV=, Countryside Properties and McColl's.

The borough has excellent connectivity through rail and road connections including links with the M25 and A12 and fast rail links with London and East Anglia which will improve further with the arrival of Crossrail. Stansted, City, Southend, Heathrow and Gatwick airports are also nearby.


With a good mix of shops, schools, businesses and recreational facilities; the town centres of Brentwood, Shenfield and Ingatestone; and surrounded by open countryside, the borough of Brentwood has a superior locational advantage attractive to businesses and residents.

Free workshop: Business transformation workshop

Backing Brentwood Business webinar: 
Get Tough - The New You

Date: Tuesday 13 October
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

Free workshop: Brexit – Is your business oven ready?

Date: Wednesday 21 October, Tuesday 17 November & Wednesday 9 December
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm


Relocate to Brentwood with its road links to M25, train links direct to London Liverpool Street, new cross rail links proposals and employment sites.

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Discover the support and finance opportunities available for Brentwood businesses, including advice, workshops and grant programmes.

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Brentwood isn't just a great place to visit, it's also a great place to do business. See the variety of key businesses that are located here in Brentwood.

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Check out the variety of networking groups based around Brentwood. Helping your business connect, influence and build strong relationships.

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Find out the opportunities for staff training and employment through apprenticeship schemes and other schemes.

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Find out what Brentwood Council is preparing for the Local Plan as it sets out polices, proposals and site allocations guiding future development.