2007 to 2013 ERDF programmes: achievements

Since 2007, the 10 ERDF programmes in England have invested billions of pounds of funding into local projects.

Applies to England


Across England, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) investments have:

  • helped 25,932 new businesses to start or move into the local areas
  • created around 131,375 jobs for local people

(Figures correct at August 2017)

Projects funded by ERDF

The documents below provide a full list of all the projects funded by ERDF in England.

The London ERDF programme is administered by the Greater London Authority (GLA). Details of ERDF London-funded projects are available on the GLA website.

Case studies

A number of case studies have been developed to demonstrate the impact that ERDF is having across England to local people, local business and the economy. There are more case studies on the European Commission’s UK website.

Annual implementation reports

Each programme provides an annual report for the European Commission in June explaining the progress made in the previous year. The latest reports for 2014 are available below.

The ERDF London interim evaluation (PDF, 4.7MB) is available on the GLA website.

ERDF programmes details

Each ERDF programme in England has an operational programme detailing its aims over the lifetime of the programming period. Read more about the operational programmes.

Published 26 February 2013
Last updated 7 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. ERDF Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Convergence List of beneficiaries added

  2. Latest figures have been updated and link added to the operational programmes page which has been archived.

  3. Yorkshire and Humber beneficiary list updated

  4. Two news West Midlands news stories added.

  5. ERDF NW bulletin July 2013 added, replacing previous edition

  6. New versions of various North East docs added (bulletin, project lists and latest news). West Midlands and East Midlands ERDF list of beneficiaries updated to July versions.

  7. Added North East bulletin April 2013.

  8. East of England ERDF Programme list of beneficiaries updated for June 2013. Achievements figures updated for all ERDF Programmes for June 2013.

  9. ERDF North East: Minister unveils government and european funding to create jobs and wealth in Darlington and Middlesbrough.

  10. List of projects updated for June for the West Midlands and East Midlands ERDF Programmes.

  11. List of projects updated for the South West Programme and the Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Programme.

  12. Updated Yorkshire and Humber ERDF beneficiary list with new May 2013 version

  13. West Midlands and East Midlands list of projects updated for May 2013.

  14. South West ERDF Programme newsletter added for April 2013.

  15. Added updated Yorkshire & Humber Beneficiary List, latest Bulletin and new press notice.

  16. ERDF list of beneficiaries updated showing April 2013 versions for West Midlands and East Midlands ERDF Programmes.

  17. New case study booklets produced for West Midlands and East Midlands ERDF programmes.

  18. Energy Works news story added to Latest News section.

  19. Links to certain London ERDF documents added, two North East documents updated

  20. List of benficiaries for West Midlands and East Midlands ERDF programmes updated to March 2013 versions.

  21. First published.