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Deputy Prime Minister announces £67.3m Growth Deal for County.

July 7, 2014 8:35 PM
By National Liberal Democrats

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today announced a series of Growth Deals aimed at creating thousands of jobs, building new homes, and improving transport links across England. With this announcement Liberal Democrats are fulfilling our passion for localism and putting money and decision-making in the hands of those who know best.

The announcement made by Nick Clegg will bring millions to Northampton and the county , one of the fastest growing areas of the country.

Local projects receiving support include:-

  • A45 Northampton to Daventry Development Link road which will bring significant environmental improvements for Flore, Weedon and Upper Heyford and allow the development of housing and employment sites

  • Improvements to the A43 in Northampton including extra lanes, improved public transport and roundabout improvements allowing new housing and business sites to be developed

  • Silverstone Metrology Centre: a high precision measurement facility, available for use by SMEs at an affordable cost, enabling them to develop new products and processes

  • Stanton Cross: funding a new road bridge over the Midland Mainline railway which will allow major new housing and business developments to the east of Wellingborough

  • Digital Economyextending the Superfast Northamptonshire project to the final 10% of premises including all 60 business parks across Northamptonshire