Coombe Valley is located 1 mile west of Dover town centre on the fringe of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. As well as being the location of the town’s new £21 million hospital, currently under construction for opening in December 2014, the Coombe Valley Industrial Estates provide a mix of light industrial and manufacturing use.
London Fancy Box Company
The London Fancy Box Company is based here, designing, manufacturing and exporting luxury bespoke packaging. This family owned business has been trading since 1894, and has been based in Dover for over 60 years.
The company recently benefited from a 0% loan for £385,000 from Expansion East Kent
- part of the Regional Growth Fund - to invest in new automation to target the luxury wines and spirits packaging market.
Another family owned business based here is Coombe Valley Transport, an international haulage company making the most of Dover’s strategic location as the closest part of the UK to mainland Europe.
Medical Engineering Technologies
A new investor is Medical Engineering Technologies a laboratory analysis company, who opened a new clean room and laboratory at Coombe Valley for medical device testing in May 2014.