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Local Growth Fund

Local Growth Fund

The LEP has been allocated a total of £201m of Local Growth Funds to deliver a diverse range of projects. 

The projects are aimed at improving connectivity around the region, opening up new development land for new homes and commercial use, improving skills across the region’s workforce and student population and driving innovation in energy and life sciences. 

The programme has run since 2015 with the investment period ending in March 2021. There were over 60 projects in the programme with a combined value of over £475m. The projects are expected to create:

  • 16,000 jobs
  • £925m of public and private leverage
  • 14000 new homes
  • Greenhouse Gas reductions of 540k tonnes

 

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