Gloucestershire Airport South Camp
Infrastructure improvements to Gloucestershire Airport will bring further investment into the county.
A40 Elmbridge Court Roundabout
Changes to this key junction will improve the flow of traffic and cut congestion.
A38 Berkeley Bridge
Due to deterioration, the Berkeley Bridge (north bound section) needed to be maintained and replaced. With funding from GFirst LEP, the bridge was replaced to ensure a reduction in congestion.
Educational centres have been set up across the county to encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training, enable clear routes into industry, and keep Gloucestershire a competitive place for STEM roles.
Berkeley Cyber Security Centre C11
The Cyber Security Centre is instrumental in making Gloucestershire a regional force in cyber security training, employment and expertise.
GREEN Skills Centre
The Gloucestershire Renewable Energy, Engineering and Nuclear Skills Centre (GREEN) helps prepare people for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) roles in the county.
The Growth Hub
The Growth Hub is a partnership between GFirst LEP and the University of Gloucestershire, and is here to help your business realise its potential and grow.
Cheltenham Spa Railway Station Improvements - Phase 1
A package of improvements for Cheltenham Spa railway station.
A419 Corridor Improvements, Stonehouse
The Stonehouse A419 Improvement project consists of improvements at a number of roundabouts, signalised junctions and other locations along the A419 between Stroud and the M5 Junction 13 which have been identified as pinch points within the existing road network.
Gloucestershire College Cinderford Campus
The new college will be the key driver for education-led regeneration of the Cinderford Northern Quarter site, echoing the results achieved by the Gloucester Campus relocation which led to over £200m investment in the surrounding area.
Cheltenham Cyber Park
The UK Cyber Business Park is a joint public and private sector initiative aimed at creating the UK’s first dedicated hub, in Cheltenham, to support the growth and development of new cyber security businesses, technology, research and skills.
13 August 2018
GFirst LEP appoints Ian Mean to Board of Directors
GFirst LEP, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Mean to the Board of Directors - his specific role will include being the Small Business Champion for the LEP.
2 August 2018
Cirencester is open for business as Gloucestershire Growth Hub network takes shape
Since first opening in 2014, the Gloucestershire Growth Hub, based on Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester, has delivered an outstanding level of business support and growth impact for county businesses. This has been evidenced repeatedly through national statistics and regional reports and most recently through The Times THELMA Award for Outstanding Employer Engagement. Such has been the impact of The Growth Hub, that GFirst LEP is supporting a widely publicized network roll out which sees The Growth Hub service being adopted by strategic partners throughout Gloucestershire.
31 July 2018
Work starts on Merrywalks transformation in Stroud
Work is underway on the first phase of the £12 million transformation of the Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud.
27 July 2018
LEP business leaders welcome strengthened role for LEPs
LEP business leaders today welcomed publication of the government’s Review of Local Enterprise Partnerships, and the additional £20m funding that underpins it. It will enable LEPs to continue to build on their strengths as unique business led local organisations, brokering business partnerships, developing local Industrial Strategies, and setting the economic direction that shapes their local area.
16 July 2018
Improving Gloucestershire’s connectivity for all
It’s no secret that GFirst LEP have supported a variety of high profile transport projects in Gloucestershire including; Elmbridge Court Roundabout, the A40 Over Roundabout and the South West Bypass to name but a few.
9 July 2018
SMEs urged to take advantage of funded training
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are being urged to take advantage of fully funded skills training for their workforce, available at Gloucestershire College, before the March 2019 deadline.
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