Cheshire West and Chester Council have requested a grant of £3.8m towards the costs of the “Unlocking Winsford Industrial Land” project from the LEPs Local Growth Fund Programme. A brief description of the project is below: 30ha of new employment land has been identified at the northern end of Winsford 1-5 Industrial Estate. The proposals… Read More

Date Added: 14th July 2017

Cheshire East Council is leading on the £69m regeneration of Crewe town Centre, which is phased to ensure the town is well-placed to benefit from the future opening of a HS2 Hub Station.  The LEP is considering awarding a grant of £10m towards the costs of the regeneration programme from their Local Growth Fund award.… Read More

Date Added: 12th July 2017

The LEP has achieved so much since the first version of the Strategic Economic Plan was launched in 2014. The refresh of the Strategic Economic Plan takes place at a time when the national political and economic environment has changed significantly. It is a chance to recalibrate the LEP’s ambitions and hear from partners and stakeholders… Read More

Date Added: 7th July 2017

The Cheshire and Warrington LEP will be publishing its refreshed Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) in early July, which identifies energy as a key sectoral strength. This includes our energy ‘knowledge base’ and a cluster of businesses specialising in nuclear engineering and electricity distribution systems. Securing affordable energy and delivering clean growth are also identified as… Read More

Date Added: 26th June 2017

Cheshire & Warrington LEP is seeking to appoint consultants to provide specialist commercial property market and development advice and to prepare a realistic and deliverable set of integrated Development Plans for each of the sites in the Cheshire Science Corridor Enterprise Zone. Download more information to tender

Date Added: 20th January 2017

The Cheshire & Warrington local authorities, the LEP and their partners need to target services and public sector investment effectively, help attract private sector investment and help local businesses to grow and prosper. These organisations also need to assess business health and identify any business sectors (both existing and emerging ones) which have particular growth… Read More

Date Added: 18th November 2016

The areas of Cheshire and Warrington and Lancashire need to evidence, to the satisfaction of DCLG, the case for distributing ERDF through an UDF in accordance with the allocations identified in their European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) Strategies. They therefore need to complete an ex-ante appraisal to consider, firstly, the question of whether there… Read More

Date Added: 10th March 2016

The LEP has developed an ambitious vision for Cheshire and Warrington to deliver long term, sustainable economic growth. 2014/15 has been an incredibly demanding, stimulating and formative year and has determined the future role for all LEPs across England. Following submission to government of the Cheshire and Warrington Strategic Economic Plan, the blueprint for a £35 billion… Read More

Date Added: 1st February 2016

The Autumn Statement announced that Cheshire & Warrington had been successful in its bid to make the Cheshire Science Corridor an Enterprise Zone (EZ). The Zone covers sites at Alderley Park, Birchwood, Thornton and Ellesmere Port and will offer a mix of Business Rate discounts and Enhanced Capital Allowances to new occupants. It also allows… Read More

Date Added: 19th January 2016