Thursday 13th March 11.00am UK Central Presentation first shown at MIPIM 2014

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  • Thursday 13th March 11.00am UK Central Presentation first shown at MIPIM 2014

    1. 1. UK Central Securing the Future of Large UK Developments
    2. 2. 2 - uk-c.com
    3. 3. Investing in the Heart of the UK Greater Birmingham, Solihull and UK Central 3 - uk-c.com
    4. 4. What is UK Central 4 - uk-c.com • An unrivalled position at the heart of the UK • A unique concentration of connected economic assets • One of the most exciting development opportunities in Western Europe. A master plan and roadmap for managed growth, building on existing national assets
    5. 5. A Gateway • UKC the best connected location in the heart of Britain • 20 million people within a 90 minute drive time of UKC • UKC has national and international connections by air, rail and road • UKC is at the heart of the UK’s new High Speed Rail network • Less than 40 minutes to London by High Speed Rail 5 - uk-c.com
    6. 6. • Top 10 “Best location to invest” for Western European Cities (Site Selection 2012) • Global first place – “Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Destination of the Future 2013” (FDI Awards) • The “Best place to live in the UK” (uSwitch 2013) • UK Top 3 for Enterprise (Santander 2013) • UK Top 10 for Business (Santander 2013) The Location of Choice Best place to be 6 - uk-c.com
    7. 7. The Location of Choice Heritage & Culture 7 - uk-c.com
    8. 8. “…the ideal environment for business investment” - Des Correia, Director, Arup “...the quality of skills from schools and colleges in the area is second to none” - Alan Volkaerts, Operations Director, Jaguar Land Rover “I can’t think of a better place to be located…a fantastic place to live and bring up a family” - Paul Thandi, CEO, NEC Group The Location of Choice World Class Place for Global Investment 8 - uk-c.com
    9. 9. The Location of Choice Organisations already located and investing in UKC 9 - uk-c.com
    10. 10. Connecting Assets and Opportunities • Birmingham International Airport (BHX) • The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) • Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) • High Speed Rail (HS2) • “Urbs in Rure” (Town in Country) • Investment sites and development potential • Two local municipalities working together to deliver sustainable growth 10 - uk-c.com
    11. 11. •Zone 1 – The Hub •Zone 2 – North Solihull •Zone 3 – Solihull Town Centre •Zone 4 – Blythe Valley Park Growth Strategy 4 Economic Opportunity Zones Zone 2 Zone 1 Zone 3 Zone 4 11 - uk-c.com
    12. 12. ZONE 1 12 - uk-c.com
    13. 13. UK Central Zone 1 Cluster Opportunities • Flexible events and leisure – National Exhibition Centre (NEC) • Advanced manufacturing and technology – Business Park • International airport • Advanced office / commercial – the High Speed Rail Interchange • Jaguar Land Rover • Up to 140ha development potential 13 - uk-c.com
    14. 14. UK Central Zone 1 Birmingham Airport • Best UK Airport (2012) • Over 140 direct routes from Birmingham Airport • New longer runway • New long haul opportunities • Elmdon – 40ha for Airport related uses, offices and hotels 14 - uk-c.com
    15. 15. UK Central Zone 1 Birmingham Business Park Advanced Manufacturing & Technology businesses:- •Fujitsu •Aero Engine Controls (Rolls Royce) •Energy Technologies Institute Opportunities – development land available for office, R&D, warehouse, and hotel 15 - uk-c.com
    16. 16. UK Central Zone 1 National Exhibition Centre • The UK’s best connected venue • Resorts World • Diverse leisure and entertainment offer • Development capacity and site opportunities • Currently 3 million visitors a year, to increase to 4 million with opening of Resorts Wold 16 - uk-c.com
    17. 17. UK Central Today Resorts World Play Movie = Resort World.wmv http://www.youtube.com/user/RWBirmingham 17 - uk-c.com
    18. 18. UK Central Zone 1 High Speed Rail Interchange 18 - uk-c.com
    19. 19. UK Central Zone 1 19 - uk-c.com
    20. 20. UK Central Zone 1 High Speed Rail Interchange 20 - uk-c.com
    21. 21. UK Central Zone 1 Lakeside entertainment 21 - uk-c.com
    22. 22. ZONE 4 22 - uk-c.com
    23. 23. UK Central Zone 4 Blythe Valley Park 23 - uk-c.com
    24. 24. UK Central Zone 4 Blythe Valley Park – Development Opportunities 24 - uk-c.com
    25. 25. Connecting people and place “Infrastructure investment is not an option it is a necessity” 25 - uk-c.com
    26. 26. Urbs in Rure Green Infrastructure Strategy 26 - uk-c.com
    27. 27. Leisure area Green Infrastructure Development 27 - uk-c.com
    28. 28. Vision and Ambition Capitalise on one of the strongest economic bases in Britain to create jobs and long term sustainable growth •Targeted investment in infrastructure •A network of connected locations •A network of green infrastructure •Delivered by strong public private partnerships 28 - uk-c.com
    29. 29. • UKC the best connected location in the heart of Britain • UKC has national and international connections by air, rail and road • Best UK Airport (2012) • Location of choice • Best place to invest • Best place to live Assets and Opportunities UKC will be the place to develop and invest in the next five years 29 - uk-c.com
    30. 30. Investing in UK Central Our offer to you:- •A proactive strategic authority •Streamlined planning and regulatory framework •Strong partnership support – public and private sector •Dedicated relationship and project management •UK Central Government support •A long term approach 30 - uk-c.com
    31. 31. Contact Details Councillor Ian Courts Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Regeneration Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council icourts@solihull.gov.uk Anne Brereton Director for Places Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council abrereton@solihull.gov.uk www.uk-c.com www.solihullforsuccess.com 31 - uk-c.com
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    33. 33. Thank You

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