Governance Assurance Statement 2019/20

We have developed a successful track record over the past six years of achieving our aims right across Coventry and Warwickshire, helping the area achieve its undoubted potential. Indeed, in the last year, when assessed nationally on strategy, delivery and governance, we have been identified as one of the top 3 LEPs in the country.

Section 151/73 Assurance Statement

The CWLEP Board has appointed Coventry City Council (CCC) to act as the Accountable Body for the LEP in 2013. The primary role is to hold the Local Growth Fund, and other CWLEP funding sources making payments to the appropriate delivery bodies for individual projects. 

Assurance Framework 2019

The purpose of this framework is to set out how the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) will operate and how stakeholders can get involved.

A46 Corridor Improvement

The project will support both local housing and employment developments whilst also providing a key infrastructure requirement for the Warwick District Local Plan. The scheme will improve access to Jaguar Land Rover at Fen End and the nearby Warwick Parkway rail station.

Unlocking Sites

The projects include:

  •   A46 Expressway (M6 to M40) – A46 Link Road Phase 1
  •   B4100 Dual Carriageway (M40 J12)
  •   Cathedral Lanes Phase 2
  •   A45/Leamington Road Junction
  •   City Centre Public Realm Phase 4
  •   Unlocking Nuneaton Town Centre – Infrastructure Requirements
  •   Getting West Nuneaton Moving: Bermuda Connection

Growth Deal 3: CWLEP Proposals

On 28 July 2016, the CWLEP submitted a bid to Government for £150m of funding from Growth Deal 3. The funding is to support delivery of the CWLEP’s Strategic Economic Plan (SEP), investment which will enable Coventry and Warwickshire to achieve its potential.

Venture House (Stratford-upon-Avon)

This project has turned a vacant, redundant council building located in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon to create a ‘state of the art’ facility for new micro business start-ups. The premises known as Venture House is a centre for business incubation, growth, innovation, training, conferencing and meeting.  The key outcomes of the project are: