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This map lists all the schemes that include transport infrastructure that Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) intend to take forward within the expanded Growth Deal funding announced on 29 January 2015. All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

See the DfT news story.

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Further information

See the news story, infographics and interactive map from the July 2014 announcement.

North East

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Tees Valley LEP

    Billingham Bio Pharmaceuticals Campus
    Site clearance, road closure and diversion/junction works along with some remediation works to enable the expansion of a major Biotechnology facility in Billingham.

    Kirkleatham Business Park
    Purchase 10 acres on Kirkleatham Business Park Enterprise Zone, near Redcar, and service with a spur road to create a series of sites to be developed for quality business units.

    Salter's Lane South Phase 1
    Infrastructure to open up a key employment site on Darlington's Eastern Urban Fringe. Work will include improvements to a service road, installation of roads, services and utilities to establish 3 plots for development.

    Access to Skelton Industrial Estate
    Provision of an access road and utilities to develop the Skelton Industrial Estate onto an adjacent site. This is the primary commercial location in East Cleveland. Access road and utilities. Required investment in infrastructure is prohibiting the private sector from investing.

    South Bank Wharf Access Improvements
    Construction of a roundabout on Dockside Road, Middlesbrough to connect the main highway to South Bank Wharf, opening up an Enterprise Zone site with commercial potential for use by the oil and gas decommissioning sector.

North West

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Cheshire and Warrington LEP

    Crewe Green Roundabout
    Infrastructure improvements to remodel a roundabout which forms a major confluence of five roads to the east of Crewe. The work would remove a key congestion pinch point on the main distributor network in Crewe and improve access to strategic employment sites at Basford, Capricorn (M6 Jn 17) and to a number of allocated housing sites in the vicinity.

    Crewe Northern Growth Corridor, Sydney Rd
    Replacement and upgrading of an existing single lane bridge with a new two lane structure on the main northern road corridor in Crewe, removing a significant pinch point and unlocking capacity to support a number of allocated housing sites.

  • Cumbria LEP

    Port of Workington Improved Access
    Replacement of existing road over rail bridge to provide better access to port and development land plus provision of improved rail access to the port for freight.

  • Greater Manchester LEP

    Rail/Metrolink Passenger Improvement
    Measures to support a user friendly and safe public transport system in Greater Manchester, including passenger help points, CCTV, real time information screens and public announcement systems at rail stations and lighting, ramps and shelters on Metrolink.

    Multi-modal ticketing
    Measures to roll out a simple, flexible, single paperless ticketing system that enables passengers to travel seamlessly across Greater Manchester.

    Transport minor works Programme
    A comprehensive programme of transport interventions across Greater Manchester which will support local growth and easy access by residents and passengers to employment, health, retail and leisure opportunities in city and town centres and key employment sites, such as Airport City.

  • Lancashire LEP

    M6 Junction 28 Improvements
    Road improvements to enhance access to investment site located at Shady Lane.

    Subject to an analysis of impact on the M6

Yorkshire and the Humber

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Humber LEP

    Replacement of Melton Ross Bridge
    Replacement of weak bridge on A18 near Humberside Airport so that existing weight restriction can be removed and route re-opened to all traffic including HGVs.

    Stallingborough Interchange Development Site
    Junction improvements to A1173/Kiln Lane Roundabout between Stallingborough and Immingham to facilitate the first phase of the Stallingborough Interchange Strategic Employment Site.

    Subject to an analysis of impact on the A180

    A161 Bridge Street Cycle Scheme, Goole
    Construction of a new off-road footway/cycleway on the A161 Bridge Street in Goole.

    A1105 Anlaby Road widening and repair of Park Street Bridge, Hull
    Widening of the A1105 Anlaby Road corridor outside Hull Royal Infirmary and strengthening of the nearby Park Street road over rail bridge, which provides an alternative access to Hull Bus Station.

  • Sheffield LEP

    Sustainable Transport Exemplar programme (Top-up)
    Further investment in Sheffield City Region’s flagship programme for improving cycling, walking and public transport links across the area.

    Supertram Renewal
    Accelerated delivery of rail replacement programme for Sheffield's Supertram.

  • York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP

    Malton Agri Business Park Development
    Provision of local infrastructure, including access improvements from the A169, to facilitate private investment in a new business, technology park and agri-business park near Eden Camp, Malton.

    A1079 Dualling - Barmby Moor, Pocklington
    Dualling of short stretch of the A1079 west of Barmby Moor to improve journey time reliability.

    A1/A59 Junction Improvement - Flaxby Moor, Knaresborough
    Junction improvements to increase capacity of A1/A59 junction to accommodate future housing and employment growth in Harrogate and York.

East Midlands

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire LEP

    Ashbourne Airfield Access
    Provision of the new access and link road to unlock development land providing housing and employment.

    Drakelow Park
    Construction of a bridge over the River Trent and a by-pass around the village of Walton on Trent, South Derbyshire, to unlock an extensive brownfield site.

    A46 corridor, Rushcliffe:
    Local infrastructure requirements to bring forward development sites along the A46 at RAF Newton, Cotgrave and Bingham.

    Midland Mainline Improvement Market Harborough Line Speed Improvements, Network Rail & Regional Partners
    Market Harborough Line Speed and Station Improvement work to improve the journey time for non-stop passenger and freight train services – funding shared with Leicester and Leicestershire and Sheffield.

    Subject to the Network Rail GRIP process

  • Greater Lincolnshire LEP

    Holbeach Employment Land/Peppermint Interchange - Highway Improvements at A17/A151 Junction
    A strategic highway improvement at the A17/A151 junction that will encourage economic growth for the rural area of Holbeach. The development will open up business growth opportunities relied upon by the agri-food sector located in South Holland.

    South Humber Industrial Investment Plan (SHIIP)
    A programme of investments developed jointly with Humber LEP that includes the construction of the Humber Link Road and the removal of constraints that prevent sustainable development between the Ports of Immingham and Grimsby.

    Scunthorpe Town Centre Redevelopment
    Improved highway access to the Scunthorpe Town Centre focusing on the Church Square area of Scunthorpe and the former Scunthorpe Leisure Centre site, but extending to the wider town centre area.

  • Leicester & Leicestershire LEP

    Connecting Leicester City Wave 2 Access and Public Realm Improvements
    Access and public realm improvement scheme in Leicester City centre including street improvement and public realm improvements to increase footfall, retail spend and jobs.

    Midland Mainline Improvement Market Harborough Line Speed Improvements, Network Rail and Regional Partners
    Market Harborough Line Speed and Station Improvement work to improve the journey time for non-stop passenger and freight train services – funding shared with D2N2 and Sheffield.

    Subject to the Network Rail GRIP process

  • Sheffield LEP

    Midland Mainline Improvement Market Harborough Line Speed Improvements, Network Rail & Regional Partners
    Market Harborough Line Speed and Station Improvement work to improve the journey time for non-stop passenger and freight train services – funding shared with D2N2 and Leicester and Leicestershire.

    Subject to the Network Rail GRIP process

  • Northamptonshire LEP

    A43 Northampton to Kettering Link (Phase 2)
    Phase 2 of link road scheme to dual the A43 between the Moulton and Holcot/Sywell roundabouts to enable housing growth. This project will also enhance and improve access to the Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone.

West Midlands

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Black Country LEP

    Very Light Rail Innovation Centre
    A Very Light Rail Innovation Centre in Dudley that will support research and development, prototype vehicle design, construction, education and industry networking.

    Dudley Town Centre Gateway Proposals
    The provision of infrastructure and public realm improvements to kick start major developments which have stalled due to market conditions.

    Accessing Growth Fund
    Funding for the existing growth deal project to support infrastructure schemes, including transport schemes, to open up employment and housing sites across the Black Country.

  • Coventry & Warwickshire LEP

    Unlocking Development Sites Programme Fund
    A programme fund to provide funding for key infrastructure projects, including transport schemes, which support new employment sites across the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP area.

    Dynamic Routing Intelligent Mobility
    Development of new technology to improve journey times by giving drivers live information enabling them to switch routes and modes.

    A444 Coton Arches
    Capacity improvements at Coton Arches roundabout in Nuneaton to improve access to Bermuda Park employment site.

  • Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP

    Kidderminster Railway Station
    Funding contribution to the redevelopment of Kidderminster Railway Station ticket office and forecourt area.

    B425 Lode Lane Scheme (Solihull)
    Public Transport and active travel scheme, including bus priority measures inbound along the B425 between Hobs Moat Road and Solihull Town Centre. The scheme also includes enhancements to cycling infrastructure and some highway maintenance works.

  • Stoke and Staffordshire LEP

    Stoke City Centre Access via Etruria Road Corridor
    Improved road access to Stoke City Centre (Hanley) via the Etruria Road Corridor.

    Stoke City Centre Access via Leek Road: A500 to Joiners Square
    Road infrastructure improvements to gain better access to Stoke City Centre.

    Friarsgate, Lichfield
    Regeneration of the only large site within Lichfield city centre to bring forward a mixed use scheme to create the premier retail and leisure destination within the city.

    Stoke City Centre Access: City Centre Ring Road
    Project Development for new phase of Stoke ring road.

  • Worcestershire LEP

    Employment and Housing Infrastructure Fund
    Infrastructure to unlock development, including the Redditch Eastern Gateway.

East of England

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP

    A142 Ely Southern Bypass
    A 1.7km road connecting the A142 at Angel Drove to Stuntney Causeway, including bridges over two railway lines and the River Great Ouse, to relieve the congested Ely Station area and remove the constraint of the low bridge and level crossing on the A142.

    M11 Junction 8 improvements
    Development work to consider upgrading of M11 / A120 junction interchange to provide capacity for growth. Project will assist existing committed and allocated housing developments and assist the permitted growth of Stansted planned over the next ten years.

    Subject to discussions with the Highways Agency

  • New Anglia LEP

    Norwich Area Transportation Strategy (NATS)
    Package of transport measures including junction improvements, improved provision for cycling and a major upgrade of the bus interchange to improve connectivity between city centre and major growth areas.

    Ipswich - Wet Dock Crossing
    Preparatory work for a road crossing of the Orwell Estuary that would help bring forward development on the Wet Dock Island site. It would also reduce traffic congestion at the Star Lane Gyratory.

  • South East LEP

    Chelmsford City Growth Area scheme
    Project to tackle transport issues in city centre, improving flow and access, reducing congestion, and encouraging cycling and walking.

  • South East Midlands LEP

    Marston Vale Innovation Park on the A421 Corridor (Bedford)
    Gateway infrastructure works for Marston Vale Innovation Park, including site access road, utilities and initial unit supporting the establishment and growth of advanced technology and engineering businesses.

    Batts Ford Bridge, Bedford
    Improved River Crossing to support the retention and growth of existing businesses within Bedford Town Centre.

    M1 to A6 (Phase 1 M1 to Sundon Park Road)
    1.5 km dual two lane carriageway, between M1 (at forthcoming Junction 11a) and Sundon Park Road as part of wider proposals to link M1 to A6. This would support a major housing development site and development at Sundon Strategic Rail Freight Interchange.

South East

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP

    Marlow - Maidenhead Rail Upgrade
    Improved rail links and facilities between Marlow and Maidenhead.

  • Coast to Capital LEP

    Burgess Hill: A2300
    Road improvements on the A2300 at Burgess Hill to support major residential and employment development.

    Gatwick Airport Railway Station
    Redevelopment of Gatwick Rail Station to tackle passenger congestion including doubling the size of the passenger concourse and providing new escalators and lifts.

  • Enterprise M3 LEP

    SARP/Clay Lane Link Road
    This project consists of a new link road that would open up key development and intensification and regeneration of a business and retail park.

    Aldershot Railway Station Access and Infrastructure Improvements
    Project to modernise infrastructure and improve access to Aldershot Station. Unfunded in GD1.

    Camberley Town Centre Highways Improvements
    Access improvements - part of town centre regeneration.

    Farnborough Northern Corridor to Growth (Phase 2)
    Capacity improvements at bottlenecks on the A325, A327 and A3011 corridor, improving journey time reliability and network resilience on key transport routes, supporting new floor space provision and job creation at key employment sites.

  • Oxfordshire LEP

    Northern Gateway Innovation Area
    Transport works to enable the Northern Gateway Development, consisting of: A44/A40 Site Link Road and New Signalised Junctions, A44/A40 junction utilities diversions, Peartree Park and Ride car park enhancement and A44 and A40 corridor bus infrastructure improvements.

    Oxpens - critical infrastructure and site development
    Site preparation, flood remediation and a street extension to enable the development of the wider Oxpens site which is expected to deliver commercial floor space plus new homes and student housing in the heart of Oxford.

    A34 Lodge Hill junction improvement
    New southbound slip roads on Lodge Hill Junction north of Abingdon. Helps unlock growth including housing development in north Abingdon. It allows potential development of a new Park and Ride site, allowing for strategic transport trips in to Oxford.

  • Solent LEP

    Access to Port of Southampton - Western Docks
    Two junction improvements to improve access to Port of Southampton.

    Fareham/Gosport Multi Year Project (part 1) - combination of P597-602
    Enabling infrastructure (access roads and cabling) for housing development at Welborne and improved road access to Fareham and Gosport, including Solent Enterprise Zone.

  • South East LEP

    Dover Western Docks
    Improved highway connections to permit expansion of cargo-handling facility and regeneration of waterfront.

    Subject to consideration of the issues of additionality and state aid

    Ashford International Rail Connectivity
    Investment in signalling to help secure international rail services at Ashford.

    Subject to consideration of potential implications related to state aid, technical deliverability, operating costs and risk

    Westenhanger Lorry Park
    To deliver new lorry parking capacity in M20 corridor, alleviating congestion, help tackle Operation Stack, facilitating new housing and jobs.

  • Thames Valley Berkshire LEP

    Newbury - Sandleford Park
    Highways improvements to unlock housing development in Newbury.

    Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration
    Transport infrastructure improvements in Bracknell Town Centre in support of the major town centre regeneration project.

    Langley Station Hub
    Station access improvements in anticipation of Crossrail.

    Burnham Station Hub
    Station access improvements in anticipation of Crossrail.

South West

All schemes are subject to further business case scrutiny and to any additional requirements as indicated.

  • Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly LEP

    Redruth Employment Growth Area
    8 schemes to connect employment and residential sites across Redruth. The Tolgus and Barncoose junction improvement will create a gateway between Redruth and Camborne, unlocking access for housing and commercial development.

    Truro: Housing and Employment Link
    Funds 7 new low floor buses to provide capacity to the city’s sustainable transport infrastructure, complementing £5m third party investment in the Northern Access Road.

    Cornwall Mainline: Growth For Business
    Creating a quality Night Riviera Sleeper experience through investment in lounges and changing facilities in Penzance, Truro and Paddington and improved parking facilities at Truro.

  • Dorset LEP

    A338 Wessex Way/Castle Lane East
    Provision of a second access road from the A338 Wessex Way to the Wessex fields business area to unlock employment opportunities.

  • Heart of the South West LEP

    North Plymouth - Forder Valley Transport Link
    Creation of a new link road between the A38 Parkway and the major growth area at Derriford/ Seaton Barracks.

    J25, M5 at Henlade
    Junction improvement to give access to a proposed strategic employment site.

    Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension
    Grade separated junction giving access to Tiverton eastern Urban Extension from the A361 North Devon Link Road.

  • Swindon and Wiltshire LEP

    A350 West Ashton/Yarnbrook Junction Improvements
    A new single carriageway link road between the A363 and A350 and a new single carriageway improvement running north of the existing A350.

    Swindon Town Centre Bus Exchange
    Provision of new Bus Exchange to replace an existing outdated facility in the town centre, with the bus station moved from its current location off Manchester Road to the Cheltenham Street surface car park.

  • West of England LEP

    West of England local pinch points programme
    Funding for first phase of a programme to fund 2-3 transport pinchpoint schemes a year across the West of England focussed on congestion reduction in growth locations.

    West of England minor transport schemes package
    Funding for the first phase of a programme of capital interventions across the West of England area to deliver smaller scale transport interventions such as minor highway infrastructure, and more efficient traffic management.

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