Over the last eleven years the LEP, working with partners and businesses, has secured over £240m of funding into York & North Yorkshire. This has been led by clear economic strategy and enabled by a clear business voice.
Improved road junctions to increase capacity on the network to unlock employment and housing development sites in Catterick.
Design and construction of infrastructure extension to employment land at Melmerby Business Park.
This project is to build a Digital Skills Academy to ensure the future workforce has the digital skills expected by employers as we move into a more digitally focused era. It will also provide facilities to upskill the current work force in emerging digital technologies.
The construction of a purpose built digital learning space specifically designed for digital teaching and learning will ensure all students have access to the training and facilities required to enable them to proceed into work with the digital skills required by industry.
Site infrastructure upgrade and development works at the National Agri-Food Campus at Sand Hutton.
Site infrastructure works to develop a new warehousing business park, Sherburn2, Sherburn-in-Elmet.
This project is for the internal fit out of the historic Guildhall building in York for use as high-quality office space and business start-up location. The project is for the internal fit out of the historic Guildhall building in York for use as high-quality office space and business start-up location. It will provide up to 1,300m2 high quality accessible office workspace with associated facilities and with access to the highest levels of digital connectivity to suit the demand profile of early stage/high growth business. This will be key to supporting the local economy of York in the post Covid 19 recovery phase.
York College is investing in low carbon electric vehicle skills development through an extension to existing workshop space and state of the art technologies. The project intention is to increase skills and knowledge of individuals in the sector (of circa 180,000 known vehicle technicians in the UK, only c21,000 hold an EV qualification, and only 5% hold a Level 3/4 qualification) and those wishing to reskill to contribute to the Government net-zero carbon target. In the current climate this project will contribute to an increase in capacity for individuals to up/reskill to access the low carbon jobs market.
Design and construction of infrastructure to service employment land at Whitby Business Park including marketing/sale for business occupants.
Capital infrastructure upgrades to the railway, facilitating the opening up of the direct route from Pickering to Whitby.
Contribution to Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey project (£10m) match with £4.5m National Lottery Heritage Fund, £1.74m EAFRD Rural Tourism Grant, £3.3m own funds from NYM Railway.
Site preparation and servicing to enable development fo busines park, including remediation, installation of service infrastructure (gas, electric, communications, water, drainage, site roads). All to facilitate subsequent development of serviced plots to provide additional jobs.
The project involves reconstruction of the embankments and carriageway of the A19 between Eggbrough and Chapel Haddlesley, which was severely damaged during storms and flooding in February 2020. The road has been closed to all traffic since then. Completion of the project will allow the A19 to fully reopen.
The road carries 13,000 vehicles per day and provides a key link between Selby, the M62 and Doncaster. The improvements would enhance access to a significant brownfield development site at Eggborough Power Station, which could has the potential to deliver 3,862 jobs and over 2million sqft of commercial floor space.
Creation of 10,000sqm of new b1,b2,b8 business space within Whitby business park. Business units will be small flexible industrial units ranging with modular dividing walls and can accommodate 1,300m2 to 5,000msq. Units will provide essential space for Whitby's small / micro business economy. Significant latent demand exists for such business space as there is no existing available provision within the town constraining economic growth potential. All units have be prelet prior to commencement of works and demand remains post Covid.
Extending IOT investment (underway now) through Scarborough TEC, this project will support the purchase Electric Car/Training equipment so that low carbon Motor Vehicle Maintenance Courses and charging bays can be installed to promote green transport (education and training and Employability). Ina addition, the project will provide new engineering technologies, to introduce Hybrid/Electric transport courses from Sept 2020. There is immediate training demand on the forecourt and in garages.
Funding committed to project: £725,000
A town centre building will be re-purposed as an e-Campus that will provide the local community with a micro-university environment. Combining high quality, contemporary physical learning and collaboration space, with on-line learning, knowledge transfer and outreach, the e-Campus will offer a combination of academic and commercial programmes tuned to local requirements and contexts. Commercial training provision aids sustainability by providing local flexibility to develop and deliver programmes independently of core University provision. Knowledge transfer capacity provide access to HE RD&I expertise. Access will be provided to training that is accredited/non-accredited and at all academic levels, up to and including Level 7.
This project is to facilitate the new road infrastructure, site access and utilities at a key site west of Harrogate. The project will address a lack of employment opportunities. Units from 2,500 to 25,000ft to provide starter units and grow-on space for local SME's will be built. The delivery of new industrial floorspace will safeguard existing jobs; allow for the creation of new job opportunities and inward investment opportunities.
Specialist equipment to support innovation that will drive the growth of the biorenewables and wider bioeconomy sector.
New Agri Tech Building, Silage Clamp and Heffer Shed at Askham Bryan College, York.
New build of engineering centre at Askham Bryan College, York
To digitally enable the development of a connected farm to deliver current and future applied digital technology to inform improved farm productivity and output.
Improved cycle infrastructure to link York Central with city centre.
The 'Internet of Things' will help the college meet the growing demand for higher technical and professional skills in IT.
Further investment in the development of York Central Enterprise Zone
Funding committed to project: £201,858
This project is the final phase of delivery of an off-road route for pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians between the villages of Rufforth and Knapton which are currently severed by the A1237 York outer ring road.
Funding committed to project: £1,530,000
Preliminary site works.
Funding committed to project: £1,350,000
EV charging hyper hubs at sites around York city centre
Project to repair Whitby Pier structures to protect town from coastal flooding/tidal event.
Replacing railings along the quay side with a raised wall structure of various heights and flood gates dependent on the topography over a 410m frontage.
Reconstruction and widening of main road bridge through Tadcaster. The original Bridge was destroyed in the floods of December 2015.
Preparation of business case for Tadcaster Flood Protection Scheme.
Flood alleviation scheme to unlock potential development land.
New build of Animal Management Centre at Craven College.
This project will provide specialist equipment for electronic and computing engineering.
Construction of new link road to open up employment and housing land in South Skipton.
Specialised equipment for skills development.
Equipment to meet the demands of food and drink and agri-tech industries at Selby College.
Strengthening and repair to road bridge between M62 and Drax.
New junction and link road to unlock major housing site south of Scarborough.
ELITE (Engineering, Logistics, Information Technologies and Enterprise) will provide vocationally specific accommodation to underpin the growth in high quality post-16 provision. This project will help service the needs of the ‘opportunity coast’ with both primary skills and further education. It will place a strong focus on key skills that are most in demand including: construction; engineering; manufacturing; cyber security; logistics; health and safety; hospitality; visitor economy; digital technology; creative and cultural; health and social care; childcare; and business skills.
Junction improvements to increase capacity and support future growth (employment & housing) as set out in Local Plan.
The project will increase capacity to deliver construction related education, training and employment activities to address a skills shortage in the construction industry, to meet local housing demands.
The road is a key section of strategic infrastructure necessary to facilitate the wider economic and growth plans for the Borough.
Improvements to Shiptonthorpe roundabout on the A1079.
Construction of Pocklington FAS.
Construction of link road to facilitate major housing development at north Northallerton.
Improvements to the highway and footpath network around the centre of Northallerton.
Redevelop the former HMP Northallerton prison site to provide facilities and services that will enhance and complement the current town centre offer and benefit the economy of the town.
The project involves the provision of local infrastructure to facilitate private investment in a major new employment development opportunity in Ryedale. The development will provide a new business and technology park, a separate agri-business park, and incorporate a new purpose-built livestock market facility (to replace an existing outdated facility in Malton town centre).
Flood protection scheme in Malton/Norton.
Investment in a tree/plant health centre to meet urgent skills need in this area.
Development of a brownfield site to create a purpose built rural enterprise facility that will accommodate a cross-section of SMEs.
Major refurbishment of existing college building and construction of new technology training centre.
Signalisation and slip road widening at Junction 47 A1(M).
To enable the frequency of train services between York and Harrogate to 2 trains per hour. Investment in the line infrastructure.
New aligned road and bridge to make Dalton industrial estate more resilient.
The project will expedite the delivery of this key strategic element of the Strategy for Regenerating. Bridlington (2004), for the development of Harbour and Marina Improvements at Bridlington.
Scheme to develop Bridlington Town Centre.
Development of a new roundabout to open up a new housing development in Bridlington.
Building refurb and investment in mechatronics equipment at Bridlington College.
Early work to widen road in preparation for future site development.
The to create three workplace-like facilities to meet employers' increasing needs for higher-level digital skills.
The College is seeking funding to provide a 21st Century high performance digital education platform to enhance the learning experience and improve access to learning.
Improvements to Killingwoldgraves roundabout on the A1079.
Region Wide Investments
BEIS Target: 8,500
BEIS Target: 800
BEIS Target: 200
* BEIS award of £15.4m plus £300,000 contribution from Y&NY LEP Growing Places Fund
European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development Total
Total Awarded (April 2021)
European Social Fund Total