Leaders from industry and local government have pledged to work even more closely together to secure improvements to infrastructure for Norfolk and Suffolk, following a visit to the region from the National Infrastructure Commission.
Energy sector firm Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd, which specialises in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology, is enhancing its facilities in Great Yarmouth and creating new jobs with support from the Growing Business Fund.
The project to build a new Energy and Engineering Skills Centre of Excellence on East Coast College’s Lowestoft campus is entering the building phase following the appointment of Morgan Sindall as main contractor.
Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, and Peel Ports, the infrastructure specialists, have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for two major offshore wind farms.
A deal with the nuclear sector has been announced, with potential opportunities for businesses in the East to benefit from supply chain funding and new skills provisions.
Doug Field joined other LEP chairs to meet Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to discuss business growth. Doug spoke about how the East’s clean energy sector can help…