Economy and Industry in Kent

As of the 2001 UK census, Kent had a higher average of employment in the construction and transport/communications industries but a lower average for manufacturing compared to the rest of England. In recent years, there has been a significant drop in agriculture, whilst industry and services are increasing their utilisation of the area.

North Kent is heavily industrialised with cement-making at Northfleet and Cuxton, brickmaking at Sittingbourne, shipbuilding on the Medway and Swale, engineering and aircraft design adn construction at Rochester, chemicals at Dartford, papermaking at Swanley and a steel mill in Sheerness. There are also two nuclear power stations at Dungeness, although the older one was closed at the end of 2006.


RoofTech in Kent

RoofTech provide professional roofing refurbishment services within the southern counties of England, with Kent being supervised by two of our highly experienced surveyors.

Over the years, RoofTech have undertaken various strip & resheet (using built-up and composite panel systems), oversheet, felt, single ply and gutter/rainwater goods refurbishment projects for large main contractor firms, car manufacturers, a global leader in the world of power generation and a leading global health care company, to name but a few.

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