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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 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

This Strategy sets out our aims and aspirations for the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds. The Funds will play an important role in achieving our ambition to become one of the strongest performing economies, nationally and internationally – driving forward economic growth and boosting productivity in Cheshire and Warrington in a way that builds upon existing strengths and opportunities and addresses… Read More

Date Added: 21st December 2015

The ESIF Low Carbon Action Plan recommended to the LEP, incorporates a Low Carbon Economy Vision for Cheshire and Warrington, building on the LEP’s existing strategic growth ambitions. The action plan identifies the Low Carbon Economy priorities for the region along with actions to 2020 and associated ERDF-eligible activities that can help deliver growth and… Read More

Date Added: 13th November 2015

Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) commissioned a Low Carbon Action Plan for Cheshire and Warrington. The action plan will provide a framework for delivery of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) allocation within the Cheshire and Warrington European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) strategy for 2014-2020, specifically ESIF Priority Axis 4: Supporting… Read More

Date Added: 13th November 2015

Grants are available to develop both new and existing small businesses (including farm diversification) in Cheshire and Warrington that can create new jobs and improve the rural economy. Find out more here.

Date Added: 29th October 2015

It’s now just over a week since my Marketing Cheshire colleague, Nick Brown, and I returned from the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. My body is just about back on UK time and thoughts have now begun to turn to how we maximise the impact of the remainder of our GREAT UK Challenge Fund*… Read More

Date Added: 13th October 2015