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ÂŁ500 million investment for business

Investing in burnley Transforming Homes and Lives • • • •

Changing the shape of the housing market in Burnley Building modern, affordable, eco friendly homes Investing in over 200 new homes Working in partnership with Gleeson, Keepmoat and Accent

Investing in Education • Over £450 million spent on education in Burnley – the most comprehensive revamp of educational facilities in the country • Every secondary school in Burnley has been replaced to a high quality • The new education campus is home to both the OFSTED ‘outstanding’ Burnley College and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) • University College of Football Business at Turf Moor is the first university of its kind in the UK to offer football focussed business degrees • Training 2000 setting up the first University Technical College in the North West

• 2 hectare site (4.95 acres) • 130,000 sq.ft. of B1 accommodation • Centred on UCLan University and Burnley College Campus • Focus on advanced manufacturing and engineering; digital industries and business services • Edge of Town Centre riverside location

University Technical College • Burnley chosen as the location for the first UTC in the North West • Technical study for students aged between 14-19 provided by Training 2000 • Employer-led technical learning alongside core subjects of English, Maths and Science • Based in the historic Weavers’ Triangle • Northwest Developers Barnfield Construction working to transform the landmark Victoria Mill

Weavers’ Triangle • 3.9 hectares • £100m mixed use development for leisure, office and educational uses • Generate additional £24m GVA for local economy • Create 1000 private sector jobs • From industrial revolution to the IT revolution – Burnley’s economic heart is undergoing a multimillion pound regeneration • Historic mills reclaimed and retained for future use

Crow Wood Leisure, Spa & Equestrian Centre

Burnley Bridge • £50 million business park by Junction 9 of the M65 • 70 acre business park which will comprise 650,000 sq.ft. mixed use employment space • Could include large industrial unit of up to 400,000 sq.ft. • One of the largest development opportunities in Pennine Lancashire • Developers Eshtons chose Burnley because of its central location, surrounding countryside and the economic vision Burnley has set for its future

Knowledge Park

Charter Walk Shopping Centre • • • • •

£3million refurbishment of Market Square 3 new double height retail units New glazed cafe with outside seating Improved landscaping Completion Christmas 2012

• £10 million leisure complex and equestrian centre • Awarded ‘Health Club of the Year’ 2012 at the National Fitness Awards • £2 million extension underway in 2012 to extend the spa and wellness centre – restaurant, lounge and bar, outdoor pool, terrace and hot tubs • Equestrian facilities serving the north west - 0ne mile all weather gallop, all weather trails with 25 obstacles, three American barns, full size indoor international arena, outdoor arena

Manchester Road Station • • • • • • •

Plans for a refurbished, up to date railway station Improved pedestrian access Expanded car parking New waiting shelters £1.8 million pound investment Completion in Spring 2013 Direct rail link to Manchester operational in 2014

Huge investment underway in infrastructure, retail, leisure, education and housing...

Attracting investment Open for business Attracting investment, jobs and visitors is a top priority for Burnley. Working closely with businesses and building the boroughs reputation as a good place for enterprise, has climbed higher and higher up the agenda of the local council and key partnership bodies. Burnley is building a reputation for looking to the future, working hard to secure investment and jobs to build the town for years to come.

£500m of investment is strengthening Burnley The country’s most comprehensive educational improvement programme has brought all-new secondary schools and Pennine Lancashire’s first university to the area. Tens of millions of pounds is being invested in housing. A major new town centre retail development is soon to be underway and the Weavers’ Triangle, backed by HRH the Prince of Wales, is one of the north’s most exciting heritage-led regeneration projects.

A world-class aerospace sector.

All-new schools, colleges and university.

Leeds and Manchester within one hour...

...breathtaking countryside within one mile.

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Burnley's Economy - Facts at a Glance - over £500 million investment underway  

Open for business. Over £500m of investment is underway strengthening Burnley's economy. Burnley is building a reputation for looking to the...

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