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C2C intro presentation

  1. 1. Delivering Economic Growth through Place
  2. 2. Welcome Tim Wates Vice-Chair, Coast to Capital Board Lead on ‘Place’ Director, Wates Construction
  3. 3. Scene setting Ron Crank Coast to Capital Director
  4. 7. Board of Directors <ul><li>Chairman – John Peel OBE </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Chairman – Tim Wates </li></ul><ul><li>6 Representatives from Business </li></ul><ul><li>5 Public Sector Council Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>1 HE/FE Representative </li></ul>
  5. 8. C2C Vision <ul><li>Aim = employment growth </li></ul><ul><li>Growth will be driven by a clear focus on the twin priorities of Enterprise and International Growth </li></ul>
  6. 9. Place <ul><li>To create the best possible physical and fiscal environment for businesses to start-up, grow, compete and invest. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Enterprise Zones (EZs) <ul><li>New business and jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Simplified planning – e.g. LDOs </li></ul><ul><li>Business rate incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Financial tools – e.g TIF </li></ul><ul><li>Super fast broadband </li></ul>
  8. 11. Enterprise Zones (EZs) <ul><li>Summer 2011, LEPs asked to submit 1 bid </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise@BognorRegis bid unsuccessful </li></ul><ul><li>C2C support partners with local EZ models </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated DCLG link officer for C2C </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>£15m allocation for Coast to Capital </li></ul><ul><li>addressing immediate infrastructure and site constraints to promote employment growth </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable revolving fund </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria and briefing published 5 December 2011 </li></ul>Growing Places
  10. 13. <ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Growth & Innovation Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Growth Fund </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>From central to local </li></ul><ul><li>From public to private </li></ul><ul><li>From south to north </li></ul><ul><li>From finance to monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>From target to incentive </li></ul>National context
  12. 15. <ul><li>Strategic role </li></ul><ul><li>Co-ordinate and facilitate best use of resources, expertise, best practice, links to DCLG… </li></ul><ul><li>Development of frameworks </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge, lobby and support partners in removing barriers/clearing blockages </li></ul>Coast to Capital’s role
  13. 16. Further information <ul><li> </li></ul>[email_address]
  14. 17. Infrastructure
  15. 18. Infrastructure Sean Clemons, MRICS Robinson Low Francis
  16. 19. What is Infrastructure
  17. 20. What is Infrastructure
  18. 21. What is Infrastructure
  19. 22. What is Infrastructure General Definition The basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society, such as transportation and communications systems, water and power lines, and public institutions including schools, post offices, and prisons. It can be generally defined as the set of interconnected structural elements that provide the framework supporting an entire structure of development. What is Infrastructure at a Local Site Level? In principle it is the basic structures and components that facilitate the operation of a site.
  20. 23. What is Infrastructure Local Site Infrastructure Utilities – power, gas, water, drainage & telecoms Transport – new pedestrian & vehicular access, adaptation / improvement of surrounding roads, car parking Site Improvement – Flood risk mitigation, contaminated land remediation, existing service diversions, legal title issues, floor slabs and foundations
  21. 24. The Cost of Infrastructure
  22. 25. The Cost of Infrastructure <ul><li>What can £10 million get you? </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>1.4km single train track </li></ul><ul><li>1.5km motorway </li></ul><ul><li>2.5km dual carriageway </li></ul><ul><li>5km single carriageway </li></ul><ul><li>Utlities </li></ul><ul><li>67 high voltage electrical substations </li></ul><ul><li>50km buried high voltage cable </li></ul><ul><li>40km gas main or new sewer </li></ul><ul><li>100km buried fibre optic or water main </li></ul><ul><li>Site Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Seven 3ha contaminated sites remediated </li></ul><ul><li>5km of 4m high flood defence wall </li></ul><ul><li>Utility service connections to at least 50 sites </li></ul><ul><li>Ground slab and foundations for 40 warehouse units (10,000sq ft) </li></ul>
  23. 26. Viability <ul><li>Option Appraisals – What is the best investment? </li></ul><ul><li>Need – What is the objective that needs to be fulfilled </li></ul><ul><li>Location – Greenfield or Brownfield, proximity of existing infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Demand – Will location attract private investment, is there a local demand for employment </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Impact – What will be the impact on the immediate and surrounding areas </li></ul><ul><li>Cost – Identification of cost for each option, including land purchase </li></ul><ul><li>Return – What is the economic and social return on investment for each option </li></ul>
  24. 27. Programme & Planning <ul><li>It All Takes A Lot of Time </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation with Statutory Authorities (highways, planners, utility companies) </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Requirements (Changes to existing easements, new easements, S278, S38, current owners, party wall issues) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Project Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Project Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Identify key stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Develop timelines for each specific activity and key completion dates, including appropriate float </li></ul><ul><li>Delegation of specific activities with overall project management </li></ul>
  25. 28. Benefits <ul><li>Why should Local Authorities lead on site specific infrastructure? </li></ul><ul><li>Enables control and identification of key locations to pursue economic development </li></ul><ul><li>Local Authorities include the major stakeholders within their organisations enabling quicker resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to instigate Local Development Orders, Compulsory Purchase and termination of Easements </li></ul><ul><li>Can enable stalled developments to become viable </li></ul><ul><li>Work in partnership with the Private Sector to ensure that long term objectives are met </li></ul>
  26. 29. Questions for discussion Part 1 - Planning - a barrier or just a scapegoat? - Key infrastructure challenges for Coast to Capital? - Opportunities & challenges? - Where can the LEP can add value?
  27. 31. Questions for discussion Part 2 - Cash flow or funding gap? - Opportunities & challenges? - Where can the LEP can add value?
  28. 32. Close