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Ellesmere Port
Development Board
Place Expo 15th July 2014
Robert Mee
Chairman
Ellesmere Port Development Board
Sep – Dec 2010 Chair & Board Member open recruitment
Nov 2010 First Board meeting (six meetings per year)
Jan 2011 Appoint...
Board Membership - 2014
Urban Regeneration Chris Farrow (Deputy Chair)
The Port Arcades (Town Centre) Les Lyon
ESSAR Ian C...
Cheshire
West &
Chester
Locality Board
Community/ Public Services
‘Our Place’
Business
Stakeholder
Group
Ellesmere Port
De...
Vision & Strategic Regeneration
Framework
Overall Objectives;
Attract and encourage investment in Ellesmere Port to create...
7 Themes
Transforming Perceptions Transforming the Heart of
Ellesmere Port
Rediscovering the Waterfront
Delivering Quality...
Economic Climate 2011
• Post banking Crisis
• No bank Lending
• Brownfield sites
• Large vacant properties
• Business clos...
GM Vauxhall
- New Astra Production Announced
- Launch 17 Aug 2015
- 300 new jobs by end 2014
Stanlow Refinery
- Shell sale to ESSAR
- Major investments against difficult
market conditions
Thornton Science Park
Pioneer Point - Regatta
Phoenix Distribution – Jaguar Land Rover
Pioneer House
West Cheshire College & UCE Academy
A digital fabrication laboratory giving
businesses, entrepreneurs, schools and
communities the capability to turn their
id...
Residential - Rossfield Park, Overpool & Wood Farm
Regional Growth Funding (RGF III)
Ellesmere Port Development Board - “Building on Success”
Won £6m government grant
To bri...
Regional Growth Fund – Works Underway
HCA Land at North Road
Port Cheshire
Former Cabot Carbon Site
Newport and Former DSM Land
Former BP Castrol Site – William Sinclair
Ellesmere Port Waterfront (Leisure Development Opportunities)
Town Centre – Civic & Public Services Hub
Residential Sites
Ellesmere Port Sports and Leisure Village
Unprecedented Investment Levels
Approximately £0.5 billion including…
West Cheshire College
Marks and Spencer
New School A...
International Companies
including…
Great Value
Highly Accessible
Land and Sites Availability
Workforce
Existing Businesses
Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Supply Chain and Support
Inward Investment
Supporting our Growth Sec...
Ellesmere Port
Development Board
Place Expo 15th July 2014
Robert Mee
Chairman
Ellesmere Port Development Board
PlaceEXPO: Ellesmere Port Development Update: Robert Mee, Ellesmere Port Development Board
PlaceEXPO: Ellesmere Port Development Update: Robert Mee, Ellesmere Port Development Board
PlaceEXPO: Ellesmere Port Development Update: Robert Mee, Ellesmere Port Development Board
PlaceEXPO: Ellesmere Port Development Update: Robert Mee, Ellesmere Port Development Board
PlaceEXPO: Ellesmere Port Development Update: Robert Mee, Ellesmere Port Development Board
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  1. 1. Ellesmere Port Development Board Place Expo 15th July 2014 Robert Mee Chairman Ellesmere Port Development Board
  2. 2. Sep – Dec 2010 Chair & Board Member open recruitment Nov 2010 First Board meeting (six meetings per year) Jan 2011 Appoint consultant team led by DTZ to prepare ‘Vision and Strategic Regeneration Framework’ (V&SRF) Jan 2011 Place Northwest Event Apr, May, Jun Wide ranging consultations with key stakeholders across public / private / voluntary, resident / business communities July 2011 Stakeholder Group meeting Sep - Dec 2011 Sign off Vision and Strategic Regeneration Framework (V&SRF), Implementation Plan & Year 1 Business Plan
  3. 3. Board Membership - 2014 Urban Regeneration Chris Farrow (Deputy Chair) The Port Arcades (Town Centre) Les Lyon ESSAR Ian Cotton GM Vauxhall Jamie Craig McArthur Glen (Cheshire Oaks) Mark Schofield Harvey Management Brenda Harvey Aurora Consultancy Anne Davies Peel Investments David Thompson Plus Dane Housing Peter Shaw West Cheshire College Nigel Davies Locality Board Chair Chief Inspector Giles Orton MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston Andrew Miller MP Whitby Ward Councillor Bob Crompton Ellesmere Port Town Councillor Justin Madders
  4. 4. Cheshire West & Chester Locality Board Community/ Public Services ‘Our Place’ Business Stakeholder Group Ellesmere Port Development Board C & W Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
  5. 5. Vision & Strategic Regeneration Framework Overall Objectives; Attract and encourage investment in Ellesmere Port to create local employment Make local people proud of Ellesmere Port as a place to live, work and visit.
  6. 6. 7 Themes Transforming Perceptions Transforming the Heart of Ellesmere Port Rediscovering the Waterfront Delivering Quality Housing Delivering Employment Growth Supporting Business Growth and Developing Skills Connecting Places
  7. 7. Economic Climate 2011 • Post banking Crisis • No bank Lending • Brownfield sites • Large vacant properties • Business closures • Stanlow Refinery for Sale • GM Vauxhall uncertainty • RDA (NWDA) closure • LEP in infancy
  8. 8. GM Vauxhall - New Astra Production Announced - Launch 17 Aug 2015 - 300 new jobs by end 2014
  9. 9. Stanlow Refinery - Shell sale to ESSAR - Major investments against difficult market conditions
  10. 10. Thornton Science Park
  11. 11. Pioneer Point - Regatta
  12. 12. Phoenix Distribution – Jaguar Land Rover
  13. 13. Pioneer House
  14. 14. West Cheshire College & UCE Academy
  15. 15. A digital fabrication laboratory giving businesses, entrepreneurs, schools and communities the capability to turn their ideas and concepts into reality
  16. 16. Residential - Rossfield Park, Overpool & Wood Farm
  17. 17. Regional Growth Funding (RGF III) Ellesmere Port Development Board - “Building on Success” Won £6m government grant To bring forward development on 5 key sites totalling 100Ha Will result in 3,000 jobs and £160m private investment 3 year programme focussed on infrastructure HCA Land at North Road Port Cheshire Former Cabot Carbon Site Newport and Former DSM land Former BP Castrol site
  18. 18. Regional Growth Fund – Works Underway
  19. 19. HCA Land at North Road
  20. 20. Port Cheshire
  21. 21. Former Cabot Carbon Site
  22. 22. Newport and Former DSM Land
  23. 23. Former BP Castrol Site – William Sinclair
  24. 24. Ellesmere Port Waterfront (Leisure Development Opportunities)
  25. 25. Town Centre – Civic & Public Services Hub
  26. 26. Residential Sites
  27. 27. Ellesmere Port Sports and Leisure Village
  28. 28. Unprecedented Investment Levels Approximately £0.5 billion including… West Cheshire College Marks and Spencer New School Academy Town Centre Expansion Cheshire Oaks and surrounding area Strong Business Base with World Class companies. A strong manufacturing heritage A thriving and supporting small business network.
  29. 29. International Companies including…
  30. 30. Great Value Highly Accessible Land and Sites Availability Workforce
  31. 31. Existing Businesses Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Supply Chain and Support Inward Investment Supporting our Growth Sectors (e.g. advanced manufacturing, energy, speciality chemicals) Workforce supply, skills and training July 2014 - Assisted Area Status
  32. 32. Ellesmere Port Development Board Place Expo 15th July 2014 Robert Mee Chairman Ellesmere Port Development Board
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