The Division of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has revealed the 111 schemes across the UK to profit from the second spherical of its Levelling Up Fund, with a mixed outlay of £2.1bn awarded.
The primary spherical of the Levelling Up Fund was introduced in October 2021 and noticed 105 initiatives profit from the primary £1.7bn of the general £4.8bn pie. These initiatives included highway dualling, junction upgrades and bridge renewals, which are actually properly underway.
The second tranche of the fund has seen the common grant for every mission rise from £16.2M in spherical one to £18.9M.
Wales has 11 profitable schemes. This consists of £50M – the equal largest single grant from the fund – to ship Part 1 of Crossrail Cardiff, a brand new line between Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Central Station. A sum of £18.6M has been granted to create a brand new direct cycle route between Llandudno Junction and Betws y Coed through the Conwy Valley that features flood mitigation measures. A brand new engineering campus will likely be in-built Blaenau Gwent for £9.4M.
The South West has 9 profitable bids, together with one other of the largest wins: practically £50M to develop the Mid Cornwall Metro, a direct practice service linking Newquay, St Austell, Truro and Falmouth. There’s additionally £13.5M for a brand new railways station on the jap fringe of Okehampton, the West Devon Transport Hub.
Of the ten profitable schemes within the South East, the largest grant is £45M to enhance the circulate of site visitors between the UK and EU at Dover Port, together with a brand new exit route. There’s additionally £9.3M to rework the A355 Farnham Highway to higher serve pedestrians, cyclists and drivers with sooner entry for buses.
There are 10 profitable schemes in Scotland. Amongst them are £26.8M for a brand new roll-on, roll-off ferry infrastructure on the island of Truthful Isle and £19.4M for demolishing and rerouting the A78 twin carriageway to reconnect and remodel Greenock city centre.
Northern Eire has 10 profitable schemes together with £2.3M for Belfast Worldwide Airport to buy electrical buses and ship new sustainable gas sources.
The North West has 15 profitable schemes, essentially the most of any area. In Cumbria, £17.8M will likely be offered to improve 30km of the highways community and restore 21 bridges that serve communities alongside the Irish Beach. In the meantime, Workington’s highways and cycle routes will likely be improved to higher join the 2 to the port with a grant of £9.6M.
There are six profitable schemes within the North East, together with £20M funding within the Newham Grange Highways scheme to unlock 800 properties in Middlesborough and construct new pedestrian and cycle paths to attach Guisborough to Teesworks and the North York Moors Nationwide Park.
Yorkshire and the Humber additionally has six profitable bids. There will likely be £19.7M offered for transport enhancements in Barton, together with upgrades on the A1077 to alleviate congestion within the city centre, enhancements to the railway station and 14km of latest cycle lanes.
There are 11 East Midlands schemes which have efficiently utilized to this spherical of the Levelling Up Fund. This consists of £20M to construct two new bridges in Lincoln throughout the East Midlands Railway and £3.1M to rework a Victorian underground reservoir in Sutton-in-Ashfield right into a science discovery centre and planetarium. There may even be £16.5M offered to make city centre enhancements in Kimberley and enhancements to Bennerley Viaduct, corresponding to creating step-free entry.
Eight schemes within the West Midlands will profit from the fund. There will likely be £20M spent in Hereford to spice up folks’s public transport use with higher cycle lanes and improved station amenities. Main roadworks in Staffordshire together with upgrades to the A38 and A511 will profit from a £19.8M funding, whereas £18.7M will speed up the development of a waterside growth in Shrewsbury together with higher transport hyperlinks to the native rail station.
There are eight schemes benefitting in London, together with £43.2M to make Leyton and Colindale stations step-free, enhancing two pockets of socio-economic deprivation within the capital.
The East has seven profitable schemes together with £47.9M to construct a brand new entrance and footbridge for Peterborough practice station.
The complete record of 111 profitable schemes is beneath.
Wales – £208.2M
HiVE, a brand new engineering campus in Blenau Gwent (£9.4M)
Transformation of the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl (£18M)
Constructing a state-of-the-art leisure centre in Caerphilly (£20M)
Crossrail Cardiff, a brand new line between Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Central Station (£50M)
A protected and direct cycle route will likely be created between Llandudno Junction and Betws y Coed through the Conwy Valley together with flood mitigation measures (£20M)
Restoration of historic monuments in Ruthin (£11M)
Upgrades to strolling and biking routes in Gwynedd for the Nationwide Slate Museum and the Neuadd Ogwen arts centre (£18.8M)
New walkways and cycle paths in Holyhead (£17M)
Restoration of the historic property within the Vale of Neath and constructing of latest walkways and cycle paths (£17.8M)
Reworking derelict buildings in Pontypool right into a cultural centre with a brand new restaurant (£7.6M)
South West – £186.7M
A change mission that can revitalise the Bournemouth and Poole seafront with higher, modernised amenities alongside the promenade (£18.2M)
A brand new top quality housing, group and enterprise area at Filwood Broadway in Bristol (£14.5M)
Mid Cornwall Metro, a direct practice service linking Newquay, St Austell, Truro, and Falmouth alongside higher strolling and biking entry to stations (£50M)
Lengthen Dinan Manner and enhance the Exmouth Gateway transport hub, together with delivering higher biking routes and footpaths (£15.8M)
Enabling works at Weymouth harbour aspect, to pave the way in which for practically 400 new properties and a brand new leisure-led waterfront advanced (£19.5M)
Reworking Weston-super-Mare with new customer sights at heritage websites (£20M)
Repurposing of a former hospital in Bridgwater and an empty public constructing in Minehead to create a brand new academy coaching up very important well being and social care workers (£19.7M)
Appledore Clear Maritime Innovation Centre in North Devon which is able to analysis inexperienced expertise (£15.6M)
A brand new railway station on the jap fringe of Okehampton – the West Devon Transport Hub – full with top quality cycle amenities and EV charging factors on web site to higher join communities and promote lively journey (£13.5M)
South East – £210.5M
Reopening Canterbury Fortress, enhancing historic websites together with Clock Tower Sq. and Poor Monks’ Hospital, constructing higher inexperienced areas and create new strolling and biking routes (£19.9M)
A brand new campus providing coaching alternatives in inventive and digital industries constructed on brownfield land in Dover (£18.1M)
Bettering the circulate of site visitors from the UK to the EU at Dover, with extra border management factors and a brand new exit route to assist the port function extra effectively and scale back congestion on native roads (£45M)
Reworking the much-loved Hexagon Theatre and construct a brand new fashionable library in Studying (£19.2M)
The regeneration of Bexhill with improved entry to the De La Warr Pavilion in addition to the creation of a group hub within the coronary heart of Sidley (£19.2M)
A state-of-the-art leisure centre, library and cultural area in Farnborough (£20M)
Reworking the Farnham Highway (A355) to higher serve pedestrians, cyclists and drivers with sooner entry for buses (£9.2M)
Improve the athletics centre and create a brand new sports activities pitch on the Outside Sports activities Centre in Southampton (£20M)
Reworking Sheerness city centre by turning the Beachfields seafront right into a group hotspot together with a brand new café, out of doors fitness center, smooth play and journey golf areas. Funding may even broaden the additional schooling faculty and make area for brand spanking new workplaces and studios for native small companies (£20M)
A serious overhaul of Folkstone’s city centre to enhance purchasing areas, an upgraded bus station and a brand new public inexperienced area (£19.8M)
Scotland – £177.2M
Reworking Peterhead’s disused Arbuthnot Home into a brand new museum, library and cultural hub, whereas the favored marine aquarium in Macduff will likely be modernised and expanded (£20M)
Serving to Dumfries and Galloway flip redundant areas and buildings into thrilling new cultural and leisure alternatives (£17.7M)
Redeveloping a dated multi-storey automobile park in Dundee right into a sustainable transport hub, creating 350 electrical car charging factors, automobile share areas, and an e-bike rent scheme (£14.4M)
The refurbishment of 163-year-old Palace Theatre and Grand Corridor, and a brand new park close to the city sq. in Kilmarnock (£20M)
Releasing up land in East Lothian at a former coal fired energy station for future, inexperienced regeneration (£11.3M)
Accelerating the regeneration of Riverside Park in Fife and enhance entry to the River Leven with new strolling routes (£19.4M)
Demolishing and rerouting the A78 twin carriageway to reconnect and remodel Greenock city centre into a contemporary, vibrant hub primarily based round public squares and inexperienced areas (£19.4M)
Supporting the demolition and regeneration of two failing purchasing centres and a vacant workplace block in Cumbernauld (£9.2M)
A brand new roll-on, roll-off ferry for Truthful Isle (£26.8M)
The regeneration of the Forthside space in Stirling
Northern Eire – £71M
Supporting the enlargement and improve of the F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio in Banbridge (£3.6M)
Reworking Bangor to create new waterfront gardens with areas for occasions and actions, in addition to serving to to unlock the broader regeneration of the world (£9.8M)
Rescuing Belfast’s art-deco Unusual Picturehouse with pressing works, preserving and showcasing Northern Eire’s cinema heritage, making a multi-functional arts area for East Belfast (£4.1M)
Buying electrical buses and delivering new sustainable gas sources for Belfast Worldwide Airport (£2.3M)
A brand new leisure centre in Ballycastle (£8.1M)
A leisure and wellbeing centre will likely be created in Enniskillen as a part of a brand new growth known as ‘Lakeland’, which is able to present a variety of indoor and outdoorleisure and recreation amenities incorporating the encompassing park, waterside, and the Lough Erne (£20M)
Reinvigoration of the 77ha Carnfunnock Nation Park with an upgraded customer centre and sporting amenities (£6.1M)
A brand new inexperienced area and leisure amenities in Maghera. The cash may even go in the direction of remodeling the previous Maghera Excessive Faculty into a brand new industrial park to spice up native enterprise (£9.1M)
A brand new first-class leisure and recreation centre at Camlough Lake (£2.8M)
Funding enhance for 20 native rugby golf equipment, together with new feminine altering rooms to assist enhance girls’s participation in sport throughout Northern Eire (£5.1M)
North West – £354M
Driving enhancements alongside Workington’s highways and cycle routes to higher join the city to the Port (£9.6M)
Funding in in Blackburn’s infrastructure to deal with congestion and provides native folks extra, higher choices to stroll and cycle across the metropolis (£20M)
A brand new carbon impartial college campus in Blackpool, putting the Talbot Gateway on the forefront of Synthetic Intelligence and robotics studying (£40M)
New cycle hyperlinks and walkways in Ellesmere Port and improve the market corridor with a brand new youngsters’s play space and a Altering Locations bogs (£13.4M)
Driving industrial growth in Copeland, serving to develop rising industries within the space (£20M)
Upgrading 30km of Cumbria’s freeway community and repairing 21 bridges which serve communities alongside the Irish Beach (£17.8M)
Accrington’s City Sq. will get a brand new lease of life, bringing a number of buildings again into use, together with the historic Market Corridor which will likely be reworked into a contemporary meals corridor (£20M)
Bettering transport, sporting and leisure amenities for Halewood as they broaden their District Centre and develop the native economic system (£15M)
Three initiatives to offer greener, safer journey for native folks in Lancashire (£49.6M)
Reworking Morecambe’s seafront into an Eden by the Bay (£50M)
A lift in Oldham’s ambition to turn into a prime vacation spot for inexperienced companies by creating new areas for inexperienced companies and a brand new Studying Centre providing vocational programs to strengthen environmental expertise (£20M)
Regenerating Preston’s parks, offering higher inexperienced areas for native folks to come back collectively to train and socialise (£20M)
A lift for Earlestown’s historic market sq. to reimagine the derelict City Corridor as a brand new hub and workspace for the entire group (£20M)
In Trafford, Partington Sports activities Village will likely be redeveloped to offer state-of-the-art amenities for the local people (£18.3M)
Restoring Haigh Corridor which has stood on the coronary heart of Wigan’s historical past for 900 years (£20M)
North East – £108.6M
A brand new Manufacturing Village for Hartlepool, offering new jobs and alternatives within the inventive industries and boosting the native economic system (£16.5M)
Delivering a fleet of 52 electrical buses, 26 fast chargers and 92 electrical car chargers throughout the North East in an enormous enhance for the area’s zero-carbon economic system (£19.6M)
Between Hexham and Bedlington, constructing a top quality biking and pedestrian lanes to present folks higher, greener routes to work, main transport hubs and vacationer sights (£14.7M)
Funding within the Newham Grange freeway scheme will unlock 800 properties in Middlesbrough, whereas new pedestrian and cycle tracks will higher join Guisborough city centre to Teesworks and the North York Moors Nationwide Park (£20M)
Delivering over 15km of latest, high-quality biking and strolling routes throughout the Tees Valley (£17.8M)
Serving to construct a model new enviornment, world class Exhibition Centre, motels, bars, eating places and walkways at Gateshead Quays (£20M)
Yorkshire and the Humber – £120.6M
A brand new out of doors exercise park in Barnsley, in addition to revamping a youth centre within the city. This cash may even be spent on a brand new music facility for younger folks and can assist additional develop Barnsley Civic arts centre (£10.2M)
Regenerating Batley city centre. These enhancements embody pedestrianisation of Business Road, enhancements to Market Place, offering higher entry across the city centre, and restoring the JBM Constructing for public use (£12M)
A transformational regeneration of Cleethorpes seafront. This consists of rejuvenating Cleethorpes’ historic market sq. and regenerating Pier Gardens (£18.4M)
Transport enhancements round Barton. The modifications embody enhancements to the A1077 to alleviate congestion within the city centre, 14km of latest cycle lanes, and mass enhancements to the railway station together with new cycle parking, an extension of the automobile park, and bus shelter upgrades (£19.7M)
Reworking Catterick Garrison city centre. This consists of new routes for strolling and biking, a brand new city sq., and a brand new group facility that can host new companies and a group kitchen (£19M)
Dewlivering enhancements to bus providers in West Yorkshire. Enhancements embody safer and extra accessible bus stops and bus stations, and higher highways to enhance journey occasions (£41.2M)
East Midlands – £176.9M
Reworking a Victorian underground reservoir right into a science discovery centre and state-of-the-art planetarium (£3.1M)
Reworking Worksop City Centre, creating a brand new leisure facility with ten pin bowling and smooth play. The works may even create a brand new towpath hyperlink alongside Chesterfield canal (£18M)
The Rosegarth Sq. Masterplan to create a brand new city park within the coronary heart of Boston to spice up resident’s well being and wellbeing (£14.8M)
City centre enhancements in Kimberley, together with remodeling the Bennerley Viaduct, creating step-free entry to the viaduct and boosting the cycle path community within the area (£16.5M)
Constructing two bridges in Lincoln to run throughout the East Midlands Railway observe (£20M)
In direction of a brand new ‘Studying Theatre’ to be constructed within the coronary heart of Derby’s metropolis centre, permitting the college college students to work and carry out on the former historic Meeting Rooms (£20M)
Ashbourne Reborn mission within the Derbyshire Dales to rework the city centre (£13.3M)
Saving three of the Lincolnshire Wolds’ most at-risk heritage and cultural websites. This consists of Alford Manor Home, a Grade II listed constructing which will likely be introduced again to life as a part of a group customer advanced and Alford’s solely remaining windmill, which will likely be introduced again into industrial use as a part of a group advanced (£8.1M)
Reworking the disused Mansfield division retailer Beales into workplace area and a civic hub (£20M)
A brand new out of doors meals market and occasion area in iconic meals city, Melton Mowbray and updating of the Rutland County Museum in Rutland to create a digital customer expertise (£23M)
A brand new swimming pool, a floodlit soccer pitch and multi-use video games space on the Spalding wellbeing hub (£20M)
West Midlands – £155.5M
Remodelling the Palace Theatre in Telford to ship a wealthy cultural programme for native folks in addition to enhance the Sixth Kind School (£20M)
Boosting Hereford’s use of public transport with higher cycle lanes, improved station amenities and new security measures for pedestrians (£20M)
An out of doors theatre and new studio areas will stage up entry to the humanities in Malvern (£19.9M)
A brand new leisure centre in Rowley Regis will substitute the outdated Haden Hill Leisure Centre (£20M)
Accelerating the regeneration of brownfield land into a brand new waterside growth in Shrewsbury. Higher transport hyperlinks into the native rail station will guarantee this mission advantages the whole space (£18.7M)
Kickstarting main highway works in Staffordshire, together with the A38 and A511, to unlock housing and enhance bus lanes and journey occasions (£19.8M)
Modernising Leek’s Victorian market halls, improve the native library, museum and exhibition area, and construct a brand new swimming pool (£17.1M)
Kickstarting the supply of over 500 new properties connecting native folks in Willenhall to jobs, parks and new rail station (£20M)
London – £151.3M
Making Leyton and Colindale Underground stations step-free in East London, enhancing two pockets of socio-economic deprivation within the capital (£43.1M)
Constructing 316 new properties in Barking and Dagenham (£10.9M)
Serving to well being inequalities in Camden with biking and strolling infrastructure and native GP providers (£7.7M)
Renovating public areas in Hackney Central, corresponding to the long-lasting City Corridor Sq., in addition to new inventive workspace and upgrades to the Hackney Central Library (£19M)
Revitalising the Selby Centre in North Tottenham from a Nineteen Seventies secondary college constructing to a group hub together with new properties for Haringey and sports activities and revamping Bull Lane enjoying fields (£20M)
Revitalising Lewisham’s market (£19M)
Doubling the frequency of trains to Belmont, the place we are going to see Europe’s main oncology district develop within the coming years (£14.1M)
Restoring and reimagining underused buildings in Walthamstow to supply new cultural and academic alternatives to deprived communities (£17.2M)
East England – £165.9M
Constructing new skatepark and out of doors fitness center and sports activities pavilion will likely be in-built Broxbourne (£14.3M)
Constructing a brand new entrance and footbridge for Peterborough practice station, creating a brand new gateway to unlock the colourful metropolis centre (£47.9M)
Reimagining Colchester’s cycle routes, making a direct traffic-free route into historic Colchester Fortress and Colchester Park for locals to rejoice the wealthy native heritage of the area, and a brand new hub to retailer and rent e-bikes and e-scooters (£19.7M)
Regenerating the North Quay in Nice Yarmouth, enhancing pedestrian and cycle hyperlinks for native folks within the coronary heart of the coastal group (£20M)
Creating a brand new music and humanities venue in Harlow by combining the Playhouse Theatre, Gibberd Gallery and the Library to deal with a brand new music college and area for the inventive industries (£20M)
Constructing new bus and cycle routes in King’s Lynn whereas preserving the distinctive heritage of the fifteenth Century South Gate (£24.1M)
Delivering 28 new reasonably priced properties in Tendring, respiration new life right into a derelict brownfield web site with a brand new library and grownup studying area led by the College of Essex Centre for Coastal Communities (£20M)
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