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Black Country Growth Deal

The Black Country Growth Deal ‘Made in the Black Country Sold Around the World’ will drive business growth, give people new skills, test new innovations, invest in transport infrastructure and regenerate key sites for housing and employment in the Black Country. The focus is on maximising the economic impact of growth opportunities from the automotive, aerospace and construction sectors, capitalising on the Black Country’s key strengths in advanced manufacturing. 

The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has obtained £211m through three rounds of growth deals for the period of 2015-2021. 

The Local Growth Deal is supporting over 100 projects which together have the capacity to deliver over 6,384 new jobs, 3,200 business assists, 12,000 learner assists (including apprenticeships), 2,536 new homes and over 39,244 square metres of new commercial floorspace by March 2025.

Read further information about the Black Country Growth Deal

The Local Growth Fund is now financially complete and is in a monitoring status, however the Black Country LEP continues to develop an ongoing pipeline of potential projects, particularly in areas that can boost economic growth and acceleration of employment opportunities. 

Visit our Black Country Pipeline to submit your application


Growth Deal Case Studies

i9 - Wolverhampton

Goscote Lane Corridor

Growing Priority Sectors

Halesowen College: Business & Construction Management Centre

Shidas Lagoon Site Investigation

Wolverhampton Interchange


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Aug 10

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