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The Humber’s Growth Deals – progress so far

November 23, 2016

It is now 18 months since our Growth Deal programme started, and as the Chancellor announces £556m for Growth Deals with northern LEPs it is a good time to look at what progress has been made so far in the Humber.


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A1105 Anlaby Road/Park Street Bridge Strengthening

February 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

This project aims to greatly improve the traffic flow and reduce congestion on the A1105 Anlaby Road corridor outside the Hull Royal Infirmary by widening the carriageway to improve capacity whilst also strengthening the existing Park Street Bridge to remove an existing 7.5 ton weight restriction, which will improve access to the City Centre Strategic Development Sites and enable an alternative route for buses / coaches to access the Paragon bus / rail Interchange.

A161 Bridge Street cycle scheme, Goole

January 18, 2016 - September 30, 2016

This scheme involves the construction of a new off-road shared use footway/cycleway along the A161 Lower Bridge Street/Bridge Street in Goole. The 1km link will provide a safe and continuous cycle route between the residential area of Old Goole and key employment, education, healthcare, leisure and retail facilities in Goole town centre.

A18, Melton Ross Railway Bridge Strengthening/Replacement

Strengthening or replacement of the Melton Ross Railway Bridge. The bridge is an essential piece of infrastructure on the A18, a strategic link road between Scunthorpe and the Ports of Immingham and Grimsby. The bridge also provides the primary access route into Humberside airport, a key economic asset for the whole of the Humber LEP area identified as having huge growth potential.

A180 South Humber Bank Highway Improvements

March 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

This is Phase 1 of a three stage programme of road and cycle improvements to the A180 and its link roads. This phase will deliver essential maintenance to two key industrial roads directly linked to A180: Moody Lane and Woad Lane, and increase sustainable travel options for cyclists and pedestrians, within key employment zones.

Albert Dock Flood Alleviation Works

April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2016

The aim of the project is to enhance the flood protection measures to the residents and businesses of West Hull by increasing the height of the flood defences from approximately 5m Above Ordnance Datum (AOD) to 6m Above Ordnance Datum (AOD).

Anlaby and East Ella Flood Alleviation Scheme

September 15, 2015 - September 30, 2020

The scheme is to provide a large Flood Alleviation Scheme that reduces the flood risk in an economically achievable standard with ranges established by sensitivity testing.

Bridlington Integrated Transport Plan Phase 2

April 1, 2015 - August 31, 2020

The Bridlington Integrated Transport Plan Phase 2 scheme aims to expand on the work undertaken in Phase 1 and is the collective name for a further package of measures to improve the transport network in Bridlington.


CATCH Energy Offshore

October 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020

CATCH Energy Offshore (CEO) will deliver a £3.803m investment programme in specialist training facilities and infrastructure for the offshore wind industry. These will include indoor and outdoor training environments to deliver marine survival and a wide range of health and safety-related training.

Central Cleethorpes Regeneration Programme

February 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

This project will strengthen the role of Cleethorpes town centre as the key driver of the visitor economy in North East Lincolnshire and will support efforts to encourage urban living.

Connecting the City bridge (A63 Castle Street)

April 1, 2017 - July 31, 2020

Highways England’s A63 Castle Street Major Scheme includes funding to provide a ‘standard’ motorway style footbridge over A63 Castle Street to link the City Centre with the prime waterfront and Fruit Market regeneration sites. This project is to provide funding for an enhanced ‘iconic’ bridge crossing to the Marina area.

Danish Buildings/Bayles House

January 8, 2018 - June 30, 2021

The project aims to facilitate the renovation of shared office space within the Historic Danish Buildings and adjoining Grade II Listed Bayles House on High Street in Hull (HU1 1PS).

Delivering Housing Growth in Hull (1)

April 7, 2015 - March 31, 2020

Hull’s Housing-led Renewal Programme is well established and incorporates many private and community sector and registered provider partners, which ensures that it is best placed to deliver 924 units of quality housing through new build, tackling empties properties and neighbourhood renewal interventions.


Delivering Housing Growth in Hull (2)

September 1, 2018 - March 31, 2029

Hull’s housing-led renewal programme is very well established and incorporates a range of private, community sector and registered provider (RP) partners, which ensures that it is best placed to deliver transformation of the housing market in Hull. Following the success of previous phases of the programme, a large pipeline of sites has been identified to unlock delivery of both new build housing and schemes to refurbish housing post-2018.

Development of Priory Park

April 1, 2018 - November 30, 2019

The project is designed to facilitate the development of the remaining 12 acres (5 hectares) of land  at Henry  Boot Way in West Hull (6 sites) of which approximately 8.5 acres of land are within the Enterprise Zones.

Environmental Logistics Learning Hub

January 4, 2015 - June 30, 2017

The Logistics Hub will be a centre of excellence for the delivery of education and training for the ports, logistics and energy sectors. The facility will combine sector research and development and the delivery of education and training programmes to meet the requirements of employers operating in the Humber region and beyond.


ERGO Centre – Bridgehead Business Park

December 1, 2016 - September 4, 2017

Specialist managed workspace building targeting business and professional services to support the development of environmental technologies sector (renewables, low carbon industries etc) on both banks of the Humber.

Goole College Skills Workshop Modernisation and Logistics Hub

August 3, 2015 - August 26, 2016

The Goole College Skills Workshop Modernisation and Logistics Hub scheme is a part extension, part refurbishment scheme to double the size of the engineering and construction skills workshop at Boothferry Road in Goole and to refurbish a derelict part of the college building to provide a logistics and health and safety hub, incorporating a CSCS card assessment centre.

Goole Intermodal Terminal

This project draws together the town’s existing rail, sea, motorway and inland waterway links into one site, providing an integrated transport facility for business.  This will shorten the timescale and therefore reduce the cost of moving goods, creating the potential for new direct freight links to Leeds (Stourton) via the Aire & Calder Navigation and transhipment of steel to the West Midlands.

Grimsby Town Centre – Infrastructure & Enabling Works

January 4, 0015 - October 31, 2016

The project will deliver an integrated programme of highways and public realm improvement works in the Cartergate/St James square area of the Grimsby Town Centre, extending the £6m Local Sustainable Transport Fund scheme for Riverhead Square/ Station Approach implemented between 2012-2014 which supported sustainable travel modes.


Grimsby Town Centre – ‘Unlocking the Potential’

September 1, 2017 - March 31, 2021

The Local Growth Fund (LGF) will be used to facilitate infrastructure works to unlock and accelerate development of three key priority sites in Grimsby Town Centre. These projects are identified in the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Town Centres Investment Plan 2016 and the Greater Grimsby Town Deal, which outline the strategy for growth and pinpoints key investment opportunities.

Grovehill Bridge Maintenance Scheme

April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017

This scheme provides for maintenance to be carried out on an important bridge in Beverley which is starting to fail.

Growing the Humber (2)

April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2018

Building on the success and momentum of the RGF3-funded Growing the Humber business grant programme, this project will deliver a Humber-wide approach to sustaining and growing the local economy, with reference to but not exclusively, the Humber LEP’s priority sectors.


Growing the Humber (3)

April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2021

Growing the Humber is a business investment scheme providing grant funding to SMEs in order to stimulate growth, investment and job creation. The project extends by £8m the current £4m LGF funded scheme which has already exceeded its jobs targets. The refreshed scheme will complement and support access to the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, alongside local work to improve investment readiness.

Hessle Foreshore Tidal Defence Scheme

April 29, 2019 - March 31, 2021

The Hessle Foreshore Tidal Defence Scheme involves the construction of new permanent tidal defences adjacent to the Humber Estuary between the Humber Bridge and Livingstone Road. The work is needed in this area as Hessle Foreshore is low lying and it suffered significant flooding in the tidal surge of December 2013, with flooding of up to 1m deep affecting 40 homes and 44 business premises.

Howdenshire Flood Alleviation Scheme

January 6, 2017 - July 8, 2020

The scheme secures the drainage of a large tidal flood plain of approximately 58Km² which will help to protect local businesses, property and transport routes leading into Hull.


Hull Venue

April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2020

The vision for the project is to deliver a well-used venue in Hull, with performance, conference and exhibition capabilities, which interacts with the City, attracts visitors and business tourists, boosts the local economy and builds on the legacy created by the UK City of Culture 2017.

Humber Skills & Capital Maintenance Programme

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s Skills funding is  a £1.755 million scheme to help deliver projects that support the development of enhanced/specialist learning facilities and add value to current building stock which delivers the diverse range of post 16 skills activity in the Humber area.

Individual projects will be listed separately as they come forward for development.

Humberside International Airport – Surface Access Improvements Scheme

January 1, 2015 - February 9, 2017

The scope of the project is to improve highway access to Humberside International Airport from the Strategic Road Network to facilitate future development and expansion at the airport. The scheme will unlock 20 hectares of allocated employment land at the airport.

Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Risk Strategy

July 1, 2015 - August 31, 2019

The Lincolnshire Lakes is a strategic regeneration project on the western fringe of the Scunthorpe urban area. The project seeks to bring forward 6,000+ homes, a commercial park, education/community/health facilities, green infrastructure and recreational and functional lakes. One of the key strategic objectives is to bring forward a flood management solution which ensures a safe development, free from flooding. It is also essential that this solution will provide additionality to the existing flood defences and improve the situation for the villages of Buringham and Gunness.


Paull Phase 1 and 2 Employment Site

The Paull sites constitute the last remaining large scale expansion land for the Port of Hull.  Phase 1 (80ha) is part of the Humber Enterprise Zone.  The project overcomes the abnormal infrastructure costs associated with the site which have deterred interested potential occupiers.  The works include site access, haul road, utilities, surface water attenuation, noise barrier and fencing.

Port of Grimsby East Offshore Wind Operational Support Facilities

The Port of Grimsby East is one of the UK’s leading Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) centres. This proposition, which includes two developments, will provide offshore wind and dock support facilities predominantly for the offshore wind sector and inter-related supply chain. Development 1 will  refurbish part of the existing Grimsby Fish Market, which has not been actively used for some time, into office accommodation and storage. Development 2 will re-build and fit out two derelict and disused buildings which are located by the slipways directly on the quayside, creating office and dock support facilities.

Repurposing Hull Old Town

October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2018

Direct intervention to draw investment, bring retail and office space back into use, and attract businesses, visitors and residents into Hull’s historic Old Town. Investment will be centred on revitalisation of Trinity Indoor Market and the surrounding public spaces, whilst making the most of the Old Town’s rich history and architecture.


RHICS Hempholme & Wilfholme Pumping Stations

August 1, 2018 - September 30, 2020

Hempholme and Wilfholme pumping stations are located between Driffield and Beverley in East Yorkshire, and drain low lying agricultural areas into the River Hull. It has been identified that the existing pumping stations need to be refurbished as their current asset life is limited and the pumps are likely to fail in the near future.

The Hempholme and Wilfholme Pumping Stations currently serve to reduce flood risk by pumping water from the lower level drainage system into the River Hull.




River Hull Defences

November 1, 2016 - July 9, 2020

Existing defences along the River Hull are in a poor state of repair, with Environment Agency data showing a 60% probability of breach or overtopping at various locations.  This project provides improvements which protect existing homes, businesses (mostly SMEs) and critical infrastructure, and enables future growth both on the 11 Enterprise Zone sites along the River Hull corridor and in housing.

River Hull Integrated Catchment Strategy – Overall Scheme

The scheme is a large Flood Alleviation Scheme that reduces the flood risk in an economically achievable standard with ranges established by sensitivity testing.

Please note that component projects will be listed separately as they come into delivery.

River Hull Integrated Catchment Strategy: River Hull Channel Improvements

April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

The project is based around the removal of 10 sunken vessels from the River Hull between Tickton and Beverley Beck to the east of Beverley. The removal of the vessels will significantly improve the local environment, making the area more attractive for existing businesses and increasing its appeal to new investors. The scheme will also support tourism in Beverley by creating a pleasant local environment for residents and visitors.

Skills Capital: HETA Advanced Engineering Training Centre

April 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018

Relocation of the Hull centre to a new, larger former manufacturing site. The site requires significant investment to refurbish and repurpose existing buildings to provide enhanced facilities including enlarged workshop spaces, classrooms, IT facilities, industrial training rigs and electronics rigs.

The project will increase the future capacity and breadth of training offered, enabling HETA to deliver higher level apprenticeships and deliver more in-work upskilling for adults.

Skills Capital: Humber Healthcare Academy

July 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019

This project will develop a new, state of the art “Humber Healthcare Academy” at the heart of the Grimsby Institute Campus. The Academy will provide facilities, equipment and underpinning infrastructure to support new employer-led educational pathways with a clear line of sight to careers within the local priority Healthcare sector, including registered nursing, the only dental nursing provision in the Humber and care roles.

South Humber Gateway – Highway Infrastructure Improvements

February 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Highways England’s A160/A180 Port of Immingham Improvement Scheme was completed in 2017, improving the strategic road connection to the Port of Immingham. This project will undertake essential maintenance on the local roads to complement the A160 scheme.

Stallingborough Interchange 1A

February 1, 2017 - December 31, 2020

The project will deliver junction improvements to the junction of the A1173 and Kiln Lane Roundabout at Stallingborough to unlock the first phase (13.6 hectares) of development of the Stallingborough Interchange strategic employment site.

Stallingborough Strategic Employment Site (Phase 1B)

July 31, 2018 - December 31, 2020

Stallingborough Phase 1B LGF funding will contribute to an extended estate road, and provide associated utilities and drainage enabling phase 1b (15hectares of development). In a prominent location on the A180 and in close proximity to the Ports of Immingham and Grimsby, the Enterprise Zone site will be very attractive to ports, logistics and manufacturing users.  The project will accelerate development for the private sector and underpin NELCs South Humber Industrial Investment Programme.

Stoneferry Road Integrated Transport Project

December 15, 2017 - December 18, 2020

The project delivers specific interventions to address major congestion ‘hot spots’ on the A1033 growth corridor in Hull. The interventions will provide improved traffic flow, especially at peak periods and improve facilities for public transport users, cyclists and pedestrians. The project includes the use of technology to provide improved communication with users of the network and to monitor traffic flow and air quality and forms an important strand within the project.

Unlocking Hull City Centre Development - Albion Square

April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2020

The project supports Hull City Centre’s transition to new leisure and residential uses. This will be achieved through delivering key development sites and supporting the conversion of empty properties where their traditional use is no longer viable. The project addresses viability issues caused by land conditions, archaeology, contamination, access infrastructure and flood risk.

Westcliff Regeneration Enterprise Hub

January 2, 2016 - July 5, 2020

This project aims to increase the economic opportunities for people living and working within the Westcliff community of Scunthorpe, an area experiencing high levels of deprivation and social inequality.


£1m Boost for Central Cleethorpes Regeneration Programme

June 10, 2019

An ambitious programme to help regenerate Cleethorpes town centre has received a £1million boost through the Government’s Local Growth Fund as part of their commitment to the Northern Powerhouse.

The funding, which was secured by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership through the Humber’s Growth Deals with Government, will complement the multi-faceted Cleethorpes regeneration programme which is supported by Coastal Communities Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund.

The project focuses on a strategic site at the heart of Cleethorpes and involves highway/road safety improvements,

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Danish Buildings in Hull will be developed through £250,000 from the Government’s Local Growth Fund

December 6, 2018

Buildings in Hull’s historic High Street are being given a new lease of life thanks to an investment of £250,000 from the Government’s Local Growth Fund.

The Humber LEP’s Board approved the funding, which was secured by the LEP through its Growth Deals with Government.

The investment supports a £1.2m scheme undertaken by Allenby Commercial to renovate and develop Danish Buildings to provide new, modern and accessible managed workspace for small businesses.

The development will help business start-ups and businesses looking to grow.

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A180 and South Humber Bank Highway Improvements in North East

December 5, 2018

Works on phase 1 of a three stage programme of road and cycle improvements in North East Lincolnshire will start soon, thanks to a contribution of more than £2m  from  the Government’s Local Growth Fund.

The Humber LEP’s Board approved the funding, which was secured by the LEP through its Growth Deals with Government.

The scheme will address capacity constraints for traffic accessing this route into the Port of Grimsby as well as the approach into Grimsby and Cleethorpes town centres. It

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Rail upgrade to enhance competitiveness of Humber ports

November 22, 2018

The largest port in the country is getting a boost thanks to a £15m upgrade to the Humber’s rail infrastructure.

The Port of Immingham handles more tonnes of freight than any other port in the UK.  Container volumes have also risen from 68,000 in 2013 to 182,000 in 2017, but restrictions on the railway between Immingham and Doncaster mean the largest “hi cube” containers require special waggons to be transported to and from the port by rail.  Hi cube containers are

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Major bridge project gets underway in Hull at Princes Quay Bridge

November 16, 2018

Work on a major bridge project which will help shape the future of Hull and connect key sites across the city officially started today.

Princes Quay Bridge will help link the city’s marina with the southern end of Princes Dock. The bridge will improve access and make it easier for pedestrians, cyclists and disabled users to cross the busy A63.

This £12 million Highways England project is being part funded with a £4m contribution from the Humber LEP’s Local Growth Fund programme,

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LEP welcomes Grimsby Town Deal announcement

July 9, 2018

Over 8,800 new jobs and nearly 10,000 new homes will be delivered in Greater Grimsby thanks to a new, ground-breaking Stage 1 Town Deal worth £67 million, the government announced 5th July 2018.

Local Growth Minister, Jake Berry MP and Business Minister, Lord Henley, unveiled the new Stage 1 Town Deal partnership with the Greater Grimsby Project Board while visiting the Marine Operating Centre in Grimsby and seeing first-hand some of the transformative projects the Deal will help deliver.

The Stage 1

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Organisations invited to bid into £800,000 European Skills Funding Pot to support Agri-Tech Skills

June 26, 2018

Organisations are invited to apply for funding from European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) by responding to a Call for projects that will support the development of technical skills in the agricultural sector.

Applicants can benefit from funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) to deliver a project which supports both individuals and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises to increase their skills levels and take full advantage of technological changes in the sector.

The detailed call document is available at

The deadline for

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Ergo officially opens its Doors during Humber Business Week

June 4, 2018

Ergo, a new £4 million business centre, officially opens its doors on Tuesday, 5 June as part of Humber Business Week.

The centre is situated at the heart of the Energy Estuary, in a prime location on the Bridghead business park, in Hessle.

Operated by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, in partnership with the University of Hull, ergo provides flexible and modern office space and conference facilities with on-site parking. It is set to quickly establish itself as the region’s premier office

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Humber LEP supports South Humber Industrial Investment Programme project

December 18, 2017

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership has supported one of the South Humber Industrial Investment Programme (SHIIP) projects at Stallingborough Business Park, through the Growth Deal Fund.

Located off the Stallingborough Interchange on Kiln Lane, the proposed 64 hectare site will potentially support up to 3,959 jobs boosting both employment and the local economy. This part of the programme is supported with £2.6million of external funding provided by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership.

Stallingborough Business Park key dates:

Planning Submission = early 2018
Construction Start

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Humber LEP calls for new infrastructure and cultural projects

August 18, 2017

The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has launched three new calls for projects for potential future funding.

The LEP is seeking to refresh its pipeline of future projects, as well as identify a suitable project to put forward for the Government’s new Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund.

The LEP is inviting organisations to put forward their proposals for projects that cover:

Innovation facilities, managed workspace and incubation space
Infrastructure and housing, including transport, regeneration, site preparations and flood defences
Cultural regeneration

Projects that have received Growth Deal

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Northern Powerhouse minister, Andrew Percy announces third Growth Deal in Hull

January 23, 2017

Northern Powerhouse minister, Andrew Percy, visited Hull today to announce the third instalment of Growth Deal Funding secured by the Humber LEP.

Lord Haskins, Chair of the Humber LEP, and Councillor Stephen Brady, Leader of Hull City Council and LEP Board member, were in attendance for the announcement on Scale Lane Bridge, Hull.

The minister saw how the funding will be used to enable new commercial and residential development and improve flood defences along the River Hull.  He also heard about how

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Humber LEP secures third Growth Deal investment

January 23, 2017

The Humber LEP has secured an investment of £27.9m for the area from the Government’s Local Growth Fund through a third Growth Deal, the Government announced today.

The funding will support a total of eight projects across the region, including city and town centre developments, enterprise zone sites and grants for businesses.  Funding will also go to developing skills and training facilities, and for improving flood defences.

The projects were selected by the LEP through an open competitive process, and were prioritised

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Autumn Statement 2016: Humber announcements

November 23, 2016

The Chancellor made his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons today.

The specific announcements related to the Humber LEP are summarised below.

Growth Deals

The Government is allocating £556m from the Local Growth Fund to the 11 LEPs in the Northern Powerhouse through a third round of Growth Deals.  Details of the individual LEP allocations will be announced at a later date.  Information on the Humber’s bid can be found here.

A1079/A164 Jocks Lodge Junction

The Government is providing funding to develop a business

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Comment on Hull-Selby rail electrification

November 17, 2016

Humber LEP Chair Lord Haskins has reacted to the news that the Department for Transport has decided not to proceed with the Hull-Selby rail electrification scheme.  The news came in a letter to Lord Haskins and local MPs.

Lord Haskins said:

“Hull should never have been missed off the TransPennine electrification, which is why local partners had to step in, but it was always going to be difficult to make Hull-Selby stack up in isolation.

“We will continue to push for Hull’s inclusion

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Delivering Housing Growth

August 24, 2016

Hull’s Housing-led Renewal Programme incorporates many private, community sector and registered provider partners. The project combines a new build programme alongside the tackling of empty properties and neighbourhood renewal interventions and will result in 1,398 construction jobs and 88 apprenticeships over the next three years.

In all 67 newbuild houses will be completed by the end of September 2016, while 143 empty properties will be brought back into use. 285 properties are being refurbished by their existing owners and a further 1133 have

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Grimsby Town Centre Infrastructure and Enabling Works

August 24, 2016

The project delivers an integrated programme of highways and public realm improvement works in the Cartergate/St James Square area of Grimsby Town Centre. This extends the £6m Local Sustainable Transport Fund scheme that supported sustainable travel modes in the Riverhead Square/Station Approach part of the town. 

The project unlocks a major, mixed use development project that will address market failure in the provision of Grade A office accommodation and supports the retention and expansion of a major professional services firm.

The project has

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Humberside Airport Surface Access Improvements

August 24, 2016

The scope of the project is to improve highway access to Humberside International Airport from the Strategic Road Network to facilitate future development and expansion at the airport. The scheme will unlock 20 hectares of allocated employment land at the airport, widen Caistor Road and replace the priority junction with a roundabout.

This addresses an overarching problem of poor connectivity of the airport to the strategic highway network at the A180/A18/M180 Barnetby Interchange which is limiting the attractiveness of Humberside Airport

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Bridge Street Cycle Scheme

August 24, 2016

This scheme, funded through the Local Growth Fund, involves the construction of a new shared use footway/cycleway along the A161 Bridge Street/Lower Bridge Street in Goole. The 1km link will provide a safe and continuous cycle route between the residential area of Old Goole and key employment, education, healthcare, leisure and retail facilities in Goole town centre.

It is hoped that the new route will encourage more residents to make short local trips on foot or by bike, supporting the high percentage of

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Humber LEP submits £49.5m round three Growth Deal bid

August 3, 2016

The Humber LEP has submitted its bid for the next round of Government funding through the Growth Deal.

Under the Growth Deals round 3, England’s 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships are competing for a share of £1.8bn to support projects in their areas that boost local economic growth and create jobs. The money forms part of the Government’s £12bn Local Growth Fund.

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Minister welcomes six new Humber Growth Deal projects

July 27, 2016

Parliamentary Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse Andrew Percy welcome the approval of six new Humber Growth Deal projects and signed the Humber Enterprise Zone (EZ) MOU on his first visit to the Humber LEP since taking on his government role on July 27.

The Growth Deal projects have been approved by the Humber LEP Board and the Humber Leadership Board will support the region’s visitor economy, energy sector, transport infrastructure and reduce the risk from flooding.

The six projects

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Investments on track to add £1.42bn to Humber economy by end of Parliament

June 10, 2016

Projects and programmes invested in by the Humber LEP and delivered by partners are on track to add £1.42bn to the Humber economy by the end of 2019/20 – a return of £5 GVA benefit for every £1 invested.

As part of this 12,050 gross FTE jobs will be created, 600 safeguarded and 62,228 properties will have reduced flood risk.

An impact assessment which forms part of the LEP’s Annual Review 2015/16 – launched on Friday 10 June – shows investments to

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Proposed Humber Skills Capital Programme

April 22, 2016

As part of the Humber LEP’s role in securing Growth Deal funding from the Government, the Employment & Skills Board has chosen to put forward a skills capital programme for inclusion in the bid. This will ensure that future investment will form part of a holistic package that will complement current investments and further drive the skills profile of the region.

Each LEP will compete nationally to receive funding to achieve the ambitions for growth in regard of investment in infrastructure,

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LEP Yorkshire Post Column: Devolved funds deployed to support Humber growth

October 13, 2015

Six months on from the start of our Growth Deal programme, and with the Spending Review approaching, it is a good time to look at how devolved funds are being deployed in the Humber.

With a varied portfolio of projects, the day to day progress of major, multi-year developments may not always be obvious – but partners’ work continues apace.

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Growth Deal extended with extra £9.9m coming to the Humber

January 29, 2015

The Humber has been awarded a further £9.9M from the Government’s Local Growth Fund to develop ten major projects on both banks of the Humber, which coupled with the £37M local investment, amounts to just under £47M capital injection into the area. The projects negotiated by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership with Government include: regeneration work in Cleethorpes, Hull and Scunthorpe; infrastructure improvements in Goole, Melton Ross and Stallingborough; commercial development in Hessle, and to support training in skills required

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