Our Investment & Regulation Board leads our work to create an infrastructure that supports growth.
Made up of businesses, local authorities and statutory agencies, the Board has developed the
25-year Humber Spatial Plan, which brings together in a single framework land allocated for
Already the UK’s largest, we secured the doubling of the Humber Enterprise Zone (EZ): 1,200ha with incentives, now comprising 40 sitesaround the Estuary.
Linked to this, our Single Conversation Group, a successful national pilot bringing together statutory agencies, local planning authorities and the Humber LEP, continues to ensure co-ordinatedsupport for developing around the Humber Estuary.
In Goole the new EZ sites are linked to partner investment in an access road linking docks and motorway, an intermodal dock terminal and a new cycle/ footpath scheme, supported through our Growth Deal.
Through our Growth Deal the LEP secured funding to support a series of infrastructure projects led by our local authority partners which are now being delivered.
Work is under way to improve access to Humberside Airport and open up new development opportunities on the EZ site, supported by £1.73m Growth Deal funding.
Flood prevention works at Albert Dock have been completed, safeguarding 300 homes and businesses and 3,000 jobs.
In North Lincolnshire £13.32m has been committed to the Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Risk Strategy that will support a 6,000-home development. While £10m is supporting the Hull’s housing regeneration programme delivering 1,500 new and 4,500 refurbished homes.
Town centre regeneration works are happening in Grimsby including road access and public realm improvements to unlock further investment in office space and a hotel in Cartergate.
A programme of improvements to the city centre ahead of Hull’s year as City of Culture 2017 is under way and our Growth Deal is supporting work at Hull Indoor Market and around Holy Trinity Church as well as improving city centre access from the west – widening Anlaby Road at Hull Royal Infirmary and strengthening Park Street Bridge, which will support traffic flow during works on the A63.
- 1,200ha of EZ development land with incentives
- £47.6m investment in flood alleviation safeguarding 62,228 Humber properties
- £400m+ in journey time savings will be achieved from transport investment
- 7,300 new homes will be constructed