Our first Growth Deal with Government was announced on 7 July 2014. You can read the Growth Deal document on Gov.uk or find out more about the investments below.
For the latest information on these projects, please go to our Projects area.
Projects supported include:
- Hull to Selby Rail electrification – support for electrification of the railway between Hull and the East Coast Main Line via Selby to improve connections to London and Northern cities. Funding for 15/16 and 16/17 agreed provisionally subject to feasibility and business case being approved.
- Grimsby Town Centre Infrastructure Works – major work in Grimsby town centre to allow for the development of a £12m commercial and residential development on the Cartergate Site.
- Connecting the City – a new city bridge over the A63 at Hull Marina.
- Lincolnshire Lakes – flood defence works at Lincolnshire Lakes in North Lincolnshire to allow new homes to be built.
- Delivering Housing Growth in Hull – on-going support to build and refurbish homes across the city.
- 3 Flood Defence Projects on Humber North Bank – reducing the flood risk to over 58,000 properties – Albert Dock, Hull; Cottingham and Orchard Park; Anlaby and East Ella (including Hessle Frontage); River Hull Valley Delivery in Hull and East Riding; and around Paull in Hull and Holderness.
- Subject to due diligence, Government will provide £8.6m loan funding through LGF to accelerate the delivery of 750 homes Off Moor Road, Brough.
- Read more: Infrastructure, transport and housing and Flood and coastal risk management
- Three skills projects to support plans to be a Centre of Excellence for Energy Skills:
– CATCH in North East Lincolnshire training facility for specialist offshore wind
– Grimsby Institute building a learning centre for renewable and environmental technology skills
– extension of Goole College’s vocational skills workshop to provide engineering and renewable technologies training.
- Read more: Skills and employment