Infrastructure in Furness
Infrastructure improvements in and around Furness are a priority for FEDF
Completing committed include:
- Waterfront Business Park
- Waterfront Marina Village Access
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
Barrow District and Parliamentary Constituency areas have some of the best average Broadband speeds in Cumbria