Press release

The New Enterprise Zones

The government has today (25 November 2015) announced 18 new Enterprise Zones and extended 8 zones.

In total there will be 44 Enterprise Zones in England – 18 new, 24 existing (of which 8 have extensions), plus Blackpool Airport and Plymouth Enterprise Zones which were previously announced in the Budget that took place in March 2015.

The 24 Enterprise Zones established in the last Parliament have laid down the foundations for success for the new programme. The latest data release for the existing 24 Enterprise Zones has been published.

The new and extended Enterprise Zones are:

  1. Aerohub Extension (Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP)
  2. Aylesbury Vale (Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP)
  3. Bristol Temple Quarter and Bath and Somer Valley (West of England LEP)
  4. Birmingham Enterprise Zone Curzon Street (Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP )
  5. Cambridge Compass (Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough LEP)
  6. Carlisle Kingmoor Park (Cumbria LEP)
  7. Ceramics Valley (Stoke and Staffordshire LEP)
  8. Cheshire Science Corridor (Cheshire and Warrington LEP)
  9. Didcot Growth Accelerator (Oxfordshire LEP)
  10. Dorset Green (Dorset LEP)
  11. Enterprise M3 (Enterprise M3 LEP)
  12. Enviro-Tech (Hertfordshire LEP)
  13. Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone Extension (New Anglia LEP)
  14. Greater Manchester Life Science (Greater Manchester LEP)
  15. Heart of the South West (Heart of the South West LEP)
  16. Hillhouse Chemicals and Energy (Lancashire LEP)
  17. Humber Enterprise Zone Extension (Humber LEP)
  18. Infinity Park Derby Extension (D2N2 LEP)
  19. Luton Airport (SEMLEP)
  20. M62 Corridor (Leeds City Region LEP)
  21. NE Round 2 (North East LEP)
  22. New Anglia (New Anglia LEP)
  23. Newhaven (Coast to Capital LEP)
  24. North Kent Innovation Zone (South East LEP)
  25. Tees Valley Enterprise Zone Growth Extension (Tees Valley Unlimited LEP)
  26. York Central (York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP)

From which the following are extensions:

  • Aerohub Extension
  • Bristol Temple Quarter and Bath and Somer Valley
  • Birmingham Enterprise Zone Curzon Street
  • Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone Extension
  • Humber Enterprise Zone Extension
  • Infinity Park Derby Extension
  • North Kent Innovation Zone
  • Tees Valley Enterprise Zone Growth Extension

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