Following an application to The Enterprise Zone Skills Fund, an award of £100,000 was made to support the delivery of skills planning for the enterprise zone.
Following the submission of an application to SELEP's Growing Places Fund, the Road Infrastructure Improvements application had scored in the highest 'tranche' of bids submitted to the fund. The application will be considered at the SELEP Board Meeting due to take place on the 23 March 2012.
Harlow Council on behalf of the West Essex Alliance wrote to all commercial properties located within the Templefields North East site of the enterprise zone with further information about the enterprise zone. Templefields North East Occupiers Letter
WEA submits an application to the Growing Places Fund for Road Infrastructure works at Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow.
South East Local Enterprise Partnership Board (SELEP) receives EZ implementation report.
Agreement secured for reasonable set-up expenditure to be off-set against retained business rate income received from the Enterprise Zone and infrastructure costs to be assessed for inclusion in the SELEP Growing Places Fund allocation.
Harlow Council submits implementation plans to Department for Communities and Local Government.
MedTech Symposium held bringing togther a range of sector experts to advise on the development of the Enterprise Zone.
Harlow Council submits an expression of interest to Anglia Ruskin University for MedTech Campus development.
Plans for Managing Agents requirements commenced.
Discussions begin with further and higher education establishments to address the skills training provision.
Harlow Council produces Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow Fact Sheet, providing information on the Enterprise Zone. Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow Fact Sheet
Enterprise Zone Working Group is established.
Work commences on:
Developing implementation plans for government.
Defining the local development orders required for the planning conditions for the Enterprise Zone.
Plans for road infrastructure improvements.
Establishing how super fast broadband will be delivered.
Developing the inward investment strategy for the Enterprise Zone.
Land owner consultations.
HM Treasury announced that Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow had been successful in a bid for Enterprise Zone status. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles visits EZ location at London Road, Harlow. HM Treasury Press Release
Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow, a bid for Enterprise Zone status is submitted to the Department for Communities and Local Government. Developed by Harlow Council in partnership with the West Essex Alliance and other key partners was submitted to Government by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership. DCLG Press Release