Our vision and priorities

Vision and priorities for Thurrock

Our vision and priorities for Thurrock were adopted on 31 January 2018.

Our vision

An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Our priorities

People – a borough where people of all ages are proud to work and play, live and stay.

This means:

  • high quality, consistent and accessible public services which are right first time
  • build on our partnerships with statutory, community, voluntary and faith groups to work together to improve health and wellbeing
  • communities are empowered to make choices and be safer and stronger together

Place – a heritage-rich borough which is ambitious for its future.

This means:

  • roads, houses and public spaces that connect people and places
  • clean environments that everyone has reason to take pride in
  • fewer public buildings with better services

Prosperity – a borough which enables everyone to achieve their aspirations.

This means:

  • attractive opportunities for businesses and investors to enhance the local economy
  • vocational and academic education, skills and job opportunities for all
  • commercial, entrepreneurial and connected public services