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Jobs and skills

Otterpool Park will be a place to work and learn as well as a place to live. Around 9,000 local jobs and business opportunities for local people will be created here over around 30 years.

We are committed to working with businesses and communities in the area to provide opportunities for local people to gain skills and employment from Otterpool Park’s investment, as well as encourage start-ups, local business growth and inward investment.

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There will be a wide variety of jobs created at Otterpool Park, including:

  • Construction jobs at Otterpool Park
  • Hospitality and leisure jobs – in cafes, restaurants and our leisure centre
  • Otterpool Park town centre shops
  • Keyworker jobs in healthcare and education
  • Within the businesses located in Otterpool Park town centre workspaces and business park; creative and digital jobs, green industries, financial services, advanced manufacturing and many more.
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Otterpool Park means that people can work close to home, or work from home, with workplaces in easy commuting distance, a short walk, bike ride or bus journey from home, or by train to London, Ashford or Folkestone from Westenhanger station.


office and light industry jobs


retail jobs


recreation and community jobs


work from home jobs

Our partnership with EKC (East Kent College) Group aims to boost skills in East Kent and ensure that education, employment and training for local people are at the heart of Otterpool Park.

Through collaboration we will support housebuilders, contractors and their supply chains to meet their skills needs throughout our 25-year construction programme and will also create opportunities for EKC Group students to engage with the development and promotion of Otterpool Park.

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