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Swindon & Wiltshire LEP

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Tribute to John Mortimer

SWLEP Board Member and Chair 2015 - 2020

It is with great sadness that we report the death of John Mortimer, ardent supporter of LEPs locally and nationally and champion of all things rural.  John passed away on the 15th September from cancer.

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The Fundamentals


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Who we are

Find out about the LEP, our vision and meet our Board.

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What we do

Championing local growth with responsibility towards the community

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Making decisions

Board structure and governance framework

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Our Finances

Where do we get our funding from and what do we spend it on

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The 2019 SWLEP Annual Report

It has been another busy year investing in and developing our economy. We have supported the resilient communities in Swindon and South Wiltshire following two economic shocks, continued to empower businesses through our Growing Places Infrastructure Fund, completed more major infrastructure projects and invested in the new Corsham Digital Mansion.

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Our Strategic Objectives


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Infrastructure

A well connected, reliable and resilient transport system supporting economic development growth at key locations is at the heart of our strategy

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Digital Capability

Excellence in digital connectivity and transformation to achieve business growth, innovative public services and influence societal change

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Skills and Talent

Nurturing an appropriately-skilled and competitive workforce to achieve our growth ambitions whilst providing world-class opportunities

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People and skills

Business Development

To strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium sized businesses whilst attracting a significant foreign and domestic investment in the area

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What we have achieved

Full Business Case Approved
Salisbury River Park
Flood alleviation/ River Corridor improvements

Investment: £18,900,000

In progress
Wiltshire College Salisbury
Refurbishment and a new build extension for Wiltshire College's Salisbury campus for Construction, Engineering a new Life Science curriculum and a Hig...

Investment: £14,830,000

See our work in action

The work of the SWLEP is often most visible in the infrastructure and place-shaping projects it funds, delivering a well-connected, reliable and resilient transport system that supports the continued development of our city, towns and villages as thriving and attractive places to live and work

Growth Hub website

A place for your business to grow

The Growth Hub is an exciting new online community developed exclusively for the businesses of Swindon and Wiltshire. The Hub directs you to a wide range of impartial business support and advice, as well as providing valuable insights, access to events, specialist programmes and funding to help your business thrive.

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