The Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, Claire Perry launches construction phase of innovative £11m on-airport college. A project funded by London Stansted Airport, Harlow College, Essex and Uttlesford Councils and the South East LEP
SELEP’s Accountability Board has agreed to provide £2.17m towards the schemes, which will be matched by Essex County Council, to deliver the £4.34m project. The package of schemes will improve access to Harlow Science Park and the Enterprise
Businesses from across Essex and Kent have been encouraged by Highways England, the organisation delivering the new Lower Thames Crossing, to start preparing for an £8 billion boost to the South East economy.
A new design for the proposed junction with the M25 between junctions 29 and 30 is now being progressed. It aims to provide a safer junction with greater capacity that also blends better with the local landscape.
Work is now underway to create a major new Innovation Centre at the University of Essex, thanks to £2m of funding from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), that will provide business space and start-up support for 50 companies.