Beccles Southern Relief Road opens
On September 26th, the £5m Beccles Southern Relief Road opened, linking the A145 London Road to Ellough to the south east of the town, providing faster access to Beccles Business Park and the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone.
Work begins on £1.5m Thetford roundabout
On September 25th, work began on a £1.5m roundabout on the A1066 at Thetford, which is set to open up land for the proposed Thetford Enterprise Park to create much needed jobs in the town.
Aviation Academy 1st Anniversary
On August 8th, the International Aviation Academy – Norwich celebrated its 1st Anniversary.
On July 5th, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of the new Cefas Headquarters.
Bury St Edmunds Sustainable Transport Package
The series of transport improvements in the town is now complete.
Snape Maltings Flood Defences
£125k LEP Contribution for Snape Maltings Flood Defences approved.
Great Yarmouth Flood Defences
£8.2m LEP contribution to Great Yarmouth Flood Defences approved.
Two projects intended to relieve congestion on the A140 are approved: Hempnall Roundabout (awarded £650,770) and the Eye Airfield Link Road (awarded £1.46m).
The Broadland Northway (formerly known as the Norwich Northern Distributor Road) was officially launched on the 11th of April 2018.
Snetterton Employment Area
£2.65m LEP Contribution to upgrade the power infrastructure at the Snetterton Employment area.
Construction started to improve Ipswich’s main square.
Cefas Marine Science Hub
£1.4m LEP Contribution to Cefas Marine Science Hub approved.
Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management
£1.08m LEP Contribution to Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Scheme approved.
Great Yarmouth Rail Station Interchange
£2m works started to improve the route from the station into town, starting with improving traffic flow on The Conge.
Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing
Government announced approval of the £120m project.
Superfast Broadband Coverage – 90% in Suffolk, 88% in Norfolk
Great Yarmouth Transport
£8.8m Great Yarmouth Transport Package Works Started
South Lowestoft Industrial Estate
£2.5m South Lowestoft Industrial Estate Work on Industrial Units Started
Bury Relief Road Complete
£10m Bury St Edmund’s Eastern Relief Road Complete
Beccles Road Works
£5m Beccles Southern Relief Road Works Started
Norwich Area Transport Strategy: City Centre
£7m Norwich Area Transportation Strategy City Centre Package (£7m) – Westlegate / All Saints Green Pedestrian Complete
Lowestoft Flood Scheme
£10m Lowestoft Flood Alleviation Scheme Approved
£42k Felbrigg Junction Improvement Complete
Aviation Academy Open
£3.3m International Aviation Academy at Norwich (£3.3m) Open
East Coast College
£10m East Coast College Energy Skills & Engineering Centre Approved
Ely Rail Study
£3.3m Ely Area Rail Enhancements Feasibility Study Approved
Sudbury Western Bypass Study
£100k Sudbury Western Bypass Study Completed
Norwich Northern Distributor Road
£10m LEP Contribution to Norwich Northern Distributor Road Awarded
Lynnsport Road Open
£1m Lynnsport Access Road Open
Beccles Relief Road
£5m Beccles Southern Relief Road – Land Purchase Approved
Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre
£1.85m Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre Opens
College of West Anglia
£6.5m College of West Anglia University Centre Opens
Ipswich Cornhill Regeneration – Public Consultation Begins
Thetford Enterprise Park
£2m Thetford Enterprise Park Transport Package Approved
King’s Lynn Innovation Centre
£3m King’s Lynn Innovation Centre Opens
Growing Business Fund
Growing Business Fund – £13m Awarded to 265 Businesses to Create 1,800 Jobs
Great Yarmouth Improvements
£9m Great Yarmouth Transport Improvements – Work Starts
Norwich Area Transport Strategy: A11
£13.175m A11 Transport Improvements – Work Starts
International Aviation Academy
£3.3 Norwich International Airport Aviation Academy – Building Starts
Bury St Edmund’s Relief Road
£10m Bury St Edmund’s Eastern Relief Road – Work Starts
Ipswich Upper Orwell Crossing, Lowestoft Third River Crossing Approved by Government
Lynnsport Access Road
£1m Lynnsport Access Road, King’s Lynn – Work Starts
Transport Improvements for Norwich City Centre – Work Starts
£2.5m Lowestoft Enterprise Zone – Land Purchased
West Suffolk College
£7m West Suffolk College Engineering & Innovation Technology Centre – Building Purchased
Norwich Longwater Junction Improvements – Work Starts
Superfast Broadband Coverage – 85% in Suffolk, 80% in Norfolk
Easton and Otley College
£2.5m Easton and Otley College Construction Training Centre Opens
Growth Deal 1
Growth Deal Contract Awarded by Government