Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership have been awarded £7,741,247 out of a £50m pot shared between Local Enterprise Partnerships across the West Midlands.
The £50m of Government funding is to help with key infrastructure projects.
Examples of eligible projects include new infrastructure for development sites and access improvements to unlock the potential of new commercial space and homes.
The money has been awarded as part of the £500m Growing Places Fund, which is designed to kick-start local economies by stimulating stalled projects and in turn, creating new jobs.
The breakdown of awards across the region is
- Black Country – £9,786,886
- Coventry and Warwickshire – £8,671,398
- Greater Birmingham and Solihull – £15,211,198
- Stoke and Staffordshire – £7,741,247
- The Marches ““ Shropshire, Herefordshire, Telford and Wrekin – £5,531,035
- Worcestershire – £3,727,486