CWLEP secured £19.285m funding from The Getting Building Fund for Coventry and Warwickshire capital projects

Getting Building Fund

The government announced a £900 million Getting Building Fund to deliver jobs, skills and infrastructure across the country. This investment is being targeted in areas facing the biggest economic challenges as a result of the pandemic. It is supporting the delivery of shovel-ready infrastructure projects to boost economic growth, and fuel local recovery and jobs.

CWLEP Projects

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has agreed its priority list of infrastructure projects to receive Government funding as part of the Getting Building Fund.

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has received up to £66 million through the Government’s scheme to invest in local infrastructure projects which are ready to be built immediately to drive economic growth following the Coronavirus pandemic.

The CWLEP along with Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, the Black Country LEP, the WMCA and the Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street have agreed a single prioritised list of projects to be funded from the WMCA’s national allocation which has been sent to the Government.

Since Warwickshire is not a constituent member of the WMCA, the CWLEP has also prepared a prioritised list for the county for the separate £8.1 million it has been given.

The CWLEP considered 20 ‘shovel ready’ projects which has now been reduced to six schemes in Coventry which could lead to long-term investment and growth.

The CWLEP Warwickshire Projects Review Panel considered 21 projects totalling £21.6 million which has been whittled down to a final list of eight Warwickshire projects totalling £8.1 million.

Getting Building Fund

The CWLEP received a total of £19.825 million of Getting Building Funding to invest in local infrastructure projects within Coventry & Warwickshire

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CWLEP Secured GBF

£19.825 Million

Other Public Sector funding

£19.81 million

Private sector funding

£34.52 million