“The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh.”

Business on Romney Marsh

This page provides information about the business community of Romney Marsh.

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Dymchurch Coastal Community Team Economic Plan

Dymchurch has been selected as one of the locations receiving support to develop a strategy to underpin future bids to the Coastal Community Fund (CCF) and other sources.

The Dymchurch Coastal Community Team (DCCT), with the support of Regeneris Consulting, has developed an economic plan and action plan to provide a framework for the activities and actions for DCCT in the short and medium term.

The specific outcomes of the strategy are:
     Improve the visitor offer of Dymchurch
     Improve the appearance and perceptions of Dymchurch
     Diversification of the local economy
     Enhance local skills and employment opportunities

Underpinning these objectives is a number of themes which are explored in this strategy. For each theme there is a range of short to medium term actions and projects which will help achieve the overall objectives of the strategy.

As well as the relevant projects, possible funding streams have been identified, along with potential partner organisations that can help deliver the relevant elements of the strategy. To support the primary research, a desktop study has also been carried out.

Read the full Dymchurch Economic Plan.

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

The Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce helps the local business community in Kent prosper and develop in the 21st century. No matter where you are based in Kent, the type of business you are or whether your objectives are on a local, national or international scale, Kent Invicta Chamber can help you meet your goals. The Chamber helps hundreds of businesses to start, grow and trade internationally each year.
The Chamber's aims are to:

  • represent all sectors of the business community, locally and nationally
  • ensure businesses access the Government and Private sector support on offer
  • provide an effective range and highly advantageous range services for business
  • offer advice, practical help and an information service
  • encourage business-to-business networking both locally and globally
  • promote business within the region

For more information please visit Kent Channel Chamber of Commerce website or contact them  Telephone Icon 01233 503838. 


A new organisation has been established to co-ordinate activities to support traders in New Romney. What would traditionally have been called a Traders Association has been branded for the modern world as #lovenewromney and will collaborate with traders and the local community.

The committee comprises Chairman Becky Maguire, Treasurer Pam Mellor Members Lyndon Smith and Cllr Susie Govett.

Membership for New Romney traders is free, with the team looking to deliver a social media campaign promoting the town's retailers in the first instance, and a longer term plan to research the possibility of holding a Christmas event for the town centre later this year. They will also be looking at reviving a town map for tourists. 

Traders who are interested in joining please Email Icon  email us.



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Marsh Academy Community Hub (MACH) 

The MACH is located at the Marsh Academy with access on Station Road, New Romney. Available at The MACH are a range of rooms for hire at competitive rates which can be used from anything such as a one to one meeting, a large conference, or an office space to start up a small business. 

The aim of the MACH is to provide a dual service to enable students prepare for employment and improve local service delivery, such as drop in services from KPPS for parents.

Equipped to a high standard The MACH ensures your event is successful, with wireless connection, OPH, screen, flipcharts, projector and DVD player. There is ample parking available in the Marsh Academy car park with a 2 minute walk to the MACH off of Station Road. There is disabled access parking off of Dymchurch Road and full access throughout the building with full business and reception support.

Room layouts can be arranged to suit your needs, whether it is an informal get together with a cup of coffee or a more formal event. We recognise that every event is different and our dedicated staff will ensure there is help and advice on hand. The MACH has a choice of buffet menus for delegates available from our onsite facility. We can provide and special dietary requirements.’

The ground floor of the building will be used to provide students with enhanced support and alternative curriculum. The second floor will be used by staff to create a partnership between the Marsh Academy, the community and local enterprise.

For more information please visit the MACH website or
contact them:  Email Icon email  Telephone Icon 01797 364546.


Marsh Millions Loans

The Marsh Million Business Loan Scheme offers 0% interest loan support to small and micro businesses and start ups with the potential for growth in Romney Marsh. It is funded by Magnox, Kent County Council, Shepway District Council and Ashford Borough Council.

The scheme is aimed at small business in the Romney Marsh area who want to expand and at entrepreneurs looking to set up new businesses in the area.

For more information please visit the Marsh Millions website.

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