Energy and Clean Growth is a key theme in the LEP’s refreshed Strategic Economic Plan and one of the Grand Challenges set out in the national Industrial Strategy. The LEP, supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has now produced a draft Energy and Clean Growth Strategy for Cheshire and Warrington… Read More
For the past three years, the Cheshire and Warrington (C&W) LEP has funded the operation of a Growth Hub via a contract with Blue Orchid, a private sector business advice and support provider. C&W has decided it wants to bring the Growth Hub ‘in-house’ and for it to form the kernel of an enhanced private… Read More
URGENT – if you have submitted an application for funding, please resubmit your application by 12.00 on Wednesday 27h June 2018 at the latest as the email box wasn’t working properly and any emails sent to it last week have not been received. The LEP has £25k of Local growth Fund CAPITAL funding available to… Read More
The Strategic Economic Plan (SEP), produced by the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP), covers the period up to 2040. It sets out an ambitious growth strategy for the subregion focussing on delivering a £50 billion a year economy in terms of GVA. The SEP identifies the need for growth to be targeted in… Read More
Warrington East Highway Scheme is the second phase of a three phase scheme on the A574 in Warrington. The £13.35m project seeks to ease the significant congestion in the area and increase capacity on the road network in East Warrington to support the development of housing and commercial opportunities. The scheme proposed will deliver: Partial… Read More
Cheshire West and Chester Council have been working to develop a one estate building to replace the current council offices and bring several services under one roof to improve access to services for local people. Please download the outline business case here. Download the independent appraisal here.
Sydney Road Bridge Project is an £11m scheme to improve traffic flow by installing a new two lane bridge and new pathway making it safer for pedestrians and cyclists and improving air quality by reducing the amount of queuing traffic. The scheme is expected to significantly reduce travel time and tie in with the improvements… Read More
Our ambition: to put employers at the heart of inspiring and informing all our residents about career and progression opportunities and making the curriculum fit for purpose. Cheshire and Warrington is a highly successful economy. Our economic output is greater than that of the core cities. We have world leading businesses, in world leading sectors… Read More
This scheme covers the A51 Tarvin Road between the M53/A55/A51 Vicars Cross junction and Tarvin roundabout junction with the A51 and A54. The A54 and A51 are strategic roads running east and south-east respectively linking Chester to the M6. The road is a principle route for commuter and other traffic movements to access Chester and… Read More
The Local Growth Fund is awarded on a competitive basis and as such the LEP has to ensure that it is presenting a compelling case to Government and that the projects it submits show a clear rationale and well defined benefits. Further guidance on the Local Growth Fund is available here. Project Details: 30ha of… Read More
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Delivering the right Crewe Hub is of critical importance to a wide area. Get it right and it can act as a catalyst to unlock significant economic growth for an area of 2.1 million people and containing industries with a world class manufacturing & engineering supply base, home to best in class companies and leaders in high value/lean… Read More