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For industrial businesses, transport connectivity is key. Here’s how South Humber delivers

1:31 pm, Monday, 2nd September 2019 - 5 years ago

South Humber combines a central UK location (north-south) with direct sea port and hub-feeder airport access – enabling fast connectivity to UK, European and global markets.

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A South Humber base provides industrial, manufacturing and logistics companies with fast, multimodal access to UK and international markets
– by road, sea, air and rail.

Drive Times Table

By Road

South Humber’s enterprise zone sites benefit from fast, congestion-free access to the UK motorway network via the A180 trunk road. The area’s north-south central UK location enables return road freight journeys, within one 9-hour HGV driver shift, to:

• All of England’s major conurbations and manufacturing centres
• All of England’s major airports including East Midlands and Heathrow (the UK’s no.2 & no.1 air cargo hubs)[1]
• More than 40 million UK consumers[2]

By Sea

The Port of Immingham provides direct sea freight connections to European and international destinations, including:

• 40+ lo-lo (container) and ro-ro services per week to Northern Europe, Scandinavia and Iceland
• Deep-sea feeder operations to Rotterdam, providing fast, frequent onward services to global markets.[3]

By Rail

Both Grimsby and Immingham ports are connected to the UK rail network, with more than 300 rail freight movements per week handled at Immingham terminal. W12 gauge rail access is planned from both ports.[3]

By Air

Humberside Airport (HUY) is located just 7 miles from Immingham, providing:

• 3 x daily, 7 days-per-week ‘hub-feeder’ services to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) airport – enabling fast connections to more than 800 global destinations (with KLM and Sky Team Partners)
• Up to 4 x daily, 6 days-per-week services to Aberdeen (ABZ) (Eastern Airways)[4]


1 UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), 2016
2 Humber LEP
3Associated British Ports (ABP)
4 Humberside Airport