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Getting Building Fund

In August 2020, Cumbria LEP was awarded £10.5m from the Getting Building Fund. The new fund was announced in August 2020 to provide capital investment for shovel-ready infrastructure projects. Projects needed to contribute to one of the following aims;

  • Town and city centre modernisation through targeted infrastructure investments.
  • Investment in physical connectivity to improve the functioning of the local economy.
  • Investment in innovation ecosystems.
  • Improvements to human capital.
  • Improving digital connectivity.

Two schemes will be supported in Cumbria. The £5m A595 Strategic Improvements at Bothel scheme is underway and will deliver phase one of a wider road improvement scheme through the delivery of junction improvements aimed at increasing safety and reducing journey times.

The Marina Village project will deliver the opening phase of a landmark housing and commercial development along the waterfront at Barrow in Furness. The project is fully aligned with the Barrow Town Investment Plan and currently at the early stage of delivery.

Final confirmation of funding is subject to the completion of compliant Full Business Cases in line with CLEP’s Local Assurance Framework.

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