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Building on previous investments which deployed superfast broadband across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the Growth Programme is extending digital infrastructure and investing in digital skills for growth.

Investments are also being made in transport infrastructure.  Improvements to the A30 will alleviate congestion, increasing productivity through shorter journey times and supporting sustained business growth. Improved signalling on the main railway line between Penzance and London will allow more frequent  services from Cornwall to London and reduce travel time to the capital.

These targeted investments will be complemented by projects that foster environmentally-friendly, low-carbon transport and a shift to more sustainable modes of transport.


Penzance Heliport Multi Modal Hub

United Downs Geothermal Project

Cornwall Rail Mainline Signal Enhancement (completed)

Water for Growth

Cornwall Business Park West – Phase 1

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Energy Market

Smart Energy Islands

Aerohub Business Park Phase 1

Wave Hub Offshore Cable Extensions (completed)

Bickland Industrial Park Extension, Falmouth

Superfast Satellite Terminals

Quayworks – Hall for Cornwall

A30 Business Park Phase 1

Jubilee Pool Geothermal Heat Project

St Erth Multi Modal Hub

Isles of Scilly Voucher Scheme (completed)

A30 Carland-Chiverton Cross, Development Phase (completed)

Active Calls

ERDF Call For Proposals: Deadline 30th September, 2019

£12m European Funding: Sustainable Transport

Call reference – OC05R19P 1043

Priority Axis: Sustainable Transport in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly

Call closes – 30 September 2019, midnight

Download the full funding specification- call specification

Call to run a project to support sustainable transport in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Funding of up to £12m is available for a project that will support a multimodal Single European Transport Area by investing in the enhancements to the A30 to alleviate congestion at a key bottleneck between Carland and Chiverton Cross.

The funding comes from the European Regional Development Social Fund (ERDF) and forms part of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (C&IoS) Growth Programme which aims to deliver economic regeneration for the region from 2014-2020.

More information about the call and its specification can be found here.



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