Medway has a diverse economy made up of more than 14,000 businesses.  

Our business landscape is home to a blend of multinational corporations including Jubilee Clips and BOSE, and smaller scale independently-owned businesses. All serving high-quality niche markets.  

Today’s businesses are founded on innovation and creativity, and continue to generate new ideas as well as morphing and challenging the conventional.  

Medway businesses

Watch our videos to find out more about why Medway is the ideal place to live, work, learn and invest in.

Dovetail Games is a UK videogame developer that specialises in the development of real-world simulations.

The award-winning gaming studio employs 120 highly-skilled, creative and innovative employees and has found its home in Chatham’s Historic Dockyard.

Discover why Paul Jackson, Dovetail Games CEO, is passionate about Medway.

Juice Executive is a specialist cold press juice manufacturer based in Medway, providing organic cold-pressed juice for many of the UK’s top brands.

Juice Executive is now supported by a skilled, locally-sourced workforce that has supported the business' growth from a garage to a purpose-built 5,000-square foot pressing facility.

Learn why Alexandra Auger, Managing Director, thinks Medway is the most appetising location for her company.

BAE Systems is an Electronic Systems business based in Rochester at the southern end of town by Rochester Airport.

The company develop and deliver a range of advanced technologies for the commercial and military electronics markets.

Discover why Medway is an important location for BAE systems.

The Copper Rivet Distillery is an exciting and dynamic craft distillery based in Medway.

Drawing upon the area’s rich tradition of innovation and craft, the team work together to produce small batches of exceptional gins, whiskies and vodkas from scratch. All come in bespoke stills, with the same skill that local craftsmen once fashioned world-class ships.

Find out why Medway is important for Copper Rivet.

Veetee Rice Limited is one of the largest rice companies in the UK.

They supply rice to major supermarkets and export to over 50 countries internationally.

They export from their headquarters in Medway as well as a key US operation which serves some of the most well known supermarkets.

Reasons to choose Medway

Medway has one of the strongest engineering and manufacturing sectors in the South East and is quickly becoming a respected and established creative industries hub.

We’re at the forefront of innovation and enterprise with a wide selection of business space and land available for commercial development.

The council is committed to Medway's future as a vibrant economic hub and is investing heavily in its success. This includes new plans for 3,000 new jobs at the Innovation Park Medway.

Our towns have efficient road and railway travel links that provide easy access to the coast, capital and across the continent.

Medway has an outstanding historic and natural environment, with world-class military and naval heritage and award-winning parks and greenspaces.

There are also exciting waterfront development opportunities around the River Medway.


Watch our videos to see why Medway is the ideal place for business.

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