Driving growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin

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The Marches LEP Projects

Grants worth up to £20,000 are available for eligible businesses...

National Grid Electricity Distribution and EA Technology are using the Marches Energy Fund to install monitoring equipment into 200 Low..

Herefordshire Low Carbon Technology Centre is an £1.5m project which includes £1.2m of Marches LEP Funding...

Hereford Enterprise Zone Infrastructure is an £8.491m project which includes £5.432m of Local Growth Funds...

A £557k project, including £424k from the Local Growth Fund, to support investment in infrastructure, hardware and software to improve..

Bishop's Castle Workspace is a £366k project which includes £256k of Local Growth Funds...

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Who we are

The Marches LEP provides clarity and speedy governance whilst embracing a wide degree of expert opinion and knowledge.

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Our priorities:

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Business Growth

Creating an exceptional business growth environment through access to finance and incentives to innovate.

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Skills Development

Supporting employers to develop themselves and their workforce and to provide employment opportunities.

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Infrastructure and Places

It’s our mission to provide an infrastructure framework fit for tomorrow’s business needs.

What we offer

The Marches provides an outstanding business environment, offering both employers and staff the best of work and home life.

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Our vision

Together, we are developing a vibrant regional economy, putting business at the heart of our work and removing the barriers to growth through investment in our key projects.

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Our economy

Our economic strategy combines our vision and values with a clear plan towards achieving our ambitions for significant growth by 2038.

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