Southwest Bypass Improvements
A congestion reduction scheme to dual the final section of the Southwest Bypass along Llanthony Road.
Lydney Cycling Improvements
The project will create a pleasant, safe and accessible network of pathways linking together Lydney town centre, Aylburton, the railway station, Dean Academy, and the local residential areas.
Hartpury Agri-Tech to Plate
An Agri-Tech application centre that will bridge the gap between technology and farming practice.
A major private sector led redevelopment of the Merrywalks centre in Stroud.
Gloucester Railway Station Improvements
Major improvements to the station underpass, fascia, forecourt and access arrangements to the car park.
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.
21 March 2019
Local Industrial Strategy - Call for Evidence
Overview To develop a Local Industrial Strategy for Gloucestershire, GFirst LEP, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership is issuing a public ‘Call for Evidence’.
8 March 2019
Leader Views - Dr Diane Savory OBE
Dr Diane Savory is Chair of GFirst LEP. After joining Cult Clothing, the predecessor of SuperGroup Plc, she rapidly progressed through the organisation to become its Chief Operating Officer, transforming the company from a small, local enterprise to the now-distinctive global fashion retailer that is Superdry. Here, Diane encourages more women from all business sectors to consider getting involved and contributing to their LEP.
8 March 2019
Third wave of the UK’s science and innovation audits published
Wave 3 of the science and innovation audits (SIAs) have been published today, which have identified a number of strengths in different industries across the country. From the marine economy in the Highlands of Scotland to Steel Innovation in South Wales, the SIAs have boosted the country’s understanding of the UK’s scientific and research strengths and the commercial opportunities that exist in different regions.
12 February 2019
Chancellor of the Exchequer opens new Business School and Growth Hub building
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, visited the University of Gloucestershire on Thursday 7th February to officially open the new Business School and Growth Hub building at the Oxstalls campus in Gloucester.
11 February 2019
Preparing for Brexit
The UK will leave the EU on 29 March 2019. Leaving the EU means your business may need to prepare for change.
8 January 2019
GFirst LEP ERDF Film 2018
A short film showcasing ERDF projects in Gloucestershire.
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