EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Amec Developments

Amec Developments

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Kent CC; Kent; South East
Location of affected unit(s): Dover


Sector: Construction
41.1 - Development of building projects

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-02-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

A multi-million pound development in Dover has been approved by the deputy prime minister. John Prescott has agreed plans for a £100 million expansion of the White Cliffs Business Park by Amec Developments. Phase Two of the business park will create work for 1,800 people, paving the way for Phase Three and 1,200 jobs. Dover and Deal MP Gwyn Prosser said: 'This is great news for Dover. "I have been pleased to support the council in promoting this crucial development and to lobby the deputy prime minister's office for approval of the plans.'