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Colchester Centre for Health and Care – Colchester Institute


Approval Status


Fully Approved

Delivery Status


LGF Project Delivered

Project Completion Date


Spring 2020

​The Centre will address the need to improve workforce skills in the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector, in particular addressing the mismatch between the number of young people entering the sector and the high number of job vacancies.

The project will:

  • include a rooftop extension to the existing South Wing Building at Colchester Campus;
  • Incorporate innovative teaching facilities across three settings including care, clinical and wellbeing;
  • Provide realistic working environments, enabling innovative co-delivery teaching methods in Care and Assisted Living.

Capital Programme delivery update

Take a look at our update on the delivery of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) and Growing Places Fund (GPF) capital programmes.

SELEP Capital Investment Programme

£579m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

In total the SELEP Growth Deal with Government has brought £579m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock. Over the lifetime of the Growth Deal (2015-2021) we aim to deliver 78,000 jobs and 29,000 homes across the SELEP area, with the Deal set to attract a further £960m of investment into the South East over the six year period.

Find out more here
Funding value: £2.5m
Total Project cost: £5m
Return to Capital Investment