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Infrastructure in Furness

Infrastructure improvements in and around Furness are a priority for FEDF

Completing committed include:

  • Waterfront Business Park
  • Waterfront Marina Village Access

Accommodation

Hotel infrastructure is being improved by proposals coming forward at Duke Street Barrow and at Great Urswick with a Premier Inn building an 80-bed hotel at Lonsdale Road, Ulverston

Road, Rail, Sea and Air

Connecting Furness more effectively by Road, Rail, Sea and Air helps ensure businesses and residents can conduct their business effectively.

Manchester Airport is the areas international gateway

Cumbria Infrastructure Plan together with the West of M6 connectivity Study connectivity study set out priorities for A590 and A595 improvements

Transport for the North is developing Road and Rail priorities across the North which should benefit Furness.

Northern Rail Franchise intends to introduce 9 direct trains a day to/from Manchester and its airport and introduce modern fast trains,

The rail sidings and Ramsden Dock have the potential to act as a multi-modal facility

Walney Airport supplemented by dedicated helipad facilities at Centrica’s Gas Terminal and The Port of Barrow support air travel and offshore energy developments

Online Connectivity

Barrow District and Parliamentary Constituency areas have some of the best average Broadband speeds in Cumbria

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Infrastructure

The new SW Cumbria supply chain programme is based in and can be accessed at The Supply Chain Growth CentreTM on the first floor of Trinity Entgerprise Centre, Ironworks road, Barrow and at a satellite office in Millom Network Centre...

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The supply chain

The new SW Cumbria supply chain programme is based in and can be accessed at The Supply Chain Growth CentreTM on the first floor of Trinity Entgerprise Centre, Ironworks road, Barrow and at a satellite office in Millom Network Centre...

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How to supply to

The Supply Chain Growth Centre, Emlyn Hughes House, Abbey Road, Barrow in Furness LA145PQ is a unique facility which DCLG Coastal Communities Fund is helping to finance as a means of assisting companies in capturing more of the spend...

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Sites for suppliers

FEDF produces a guide called “Sites for Suppliers” which you can access in this section. The current list of sites for suppliers can be viewed here click here There are some really outstanding, sites for suppliers available across ...

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Education, Skills & Employment

FEDF FEDF produces a guide called “Sites for Suppliers” which you can access in this section. The current list of sites for suppliers can be viewed here click here There are some really outstanding, sites for suppliers available across ...

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7,100 businesses 2,500 in Barrow 4,600 in South Lakeland 41 mutli-nationals 120 leading manufacturers