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.
Hull City Council is looking for high quality Community Led Local Development (CLLD) projects that support unemployed and economically inactive participants and enterprise development in 4 Hub Areas of Hull.
The Hull CLLD programme has received £4.79million of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Social Fund (ESF) funding through the Humber ESIF Programme.
Hull City Council initially developed a CLLD Strategy using funding from the ESIF programme. This stage of the programme is focused on seeking projects that will directly support
A major route through Hull is set to receive an upgrade after £7.5m funding was allocated by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
LEP Chair Lord Haskins announced at the partnership’s AGM this morning that the LEP had decided to allocate the funding to Hull City Council’s proposal for the Stoneferry Road corridor in order to support continued economic growth.
The funding, from the Local Growth Fund, will support the development and delivery of an integrated transport scheme for Stoneferry Road that
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