i54 South Staffordshire Welcomes Jaguar Land Rover in a £355 million investment
Leaders at three councils say that Jaguar Land Rover has chosen i54 South Staffordshire site as its location for a new manufacturing plant demonstrates the area’s potential to attract global business.
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New site is launched for local information for residents
A brand new website designed to provide dedicated i54 South Staffordshire local information and keep residents, businesses, driver/commuters and visitors fully informed of the latest developments including any planned highway works has been launched.
Frequently asked questions can be found on their website.
i54 South Staffordshire – Launch Pad for Prosperity
i54 South Staffordshire is a fantastic investment opportunity for business – providing 220 acres of prime build-ready land right at the heart of the UK transport network.
The site plugs into Junction 2 of the M54 and is ready for business now. The prime investment location has already had £millions poured into it, creating a key wealth creation platform for the Midlands. Outline planning consent has been given for phase 1 and 50,000 square metres of space.
International high tech leaders Moog and Eurofins have already confirmed they will bebuying into i54 South Staffordshire.
Now, with the ending of regional development agency Advantage West Midlands, the site will be transferring to us.
We, together with Wolverhampton City Council and South Staffordshire District Council are all committed to working together to build on the success of the location. They are committed to enhancing access to the site from the motorway network and to attract the biggest and the best to set up shop at the heart of the UK economy.
The area has a skilled workforce on tap with easy commuting distance of the site. There's around 800,000 people within a 30 minute drive, and 2.7m people within a 60 minute commute. There's also nine universities in the West Midlands producing a graduate pool of 50,000.
The technology synergies are all there with the Midlands providing a hotspot for engineering, manufacturing and high tech entrepreneurial energy.
The region's universities and colleges are also on board. They have close links to the prosperity promotion team, creating a direct supply chain of expertise from lab to shop floor and board room.
We are dedicated to delivering a red carpet service for business. i54 South Staffordshire is a flagship investment site, where business investors will find a streamlined service to planning consent and business support.
Enterprize Zone Status
i54 South Staffordshire has recently been awarded Enterprise Zone status – making it an even more attractive business opportunity for investors. Staffordshire County Council leader Philip Atkins said i54 South Staffordshire is a real winner:
“Staffordshire is absolutely a place where investment and wealth creation come first. It’s a place where industry gets a special welcome.
We already have some of the world’s biggest names here – from JCB through to Michelin, and the international focus on Staffordshire is growing.
We are at the heart of the UK transport network and the economy. We have a great workforce and universities which are plugged directly into business needs.
But No1 is our attitude. Staffordshire and i54 South Staffordshire are about minimising the hassle and the fuss. We are making investment as easy as possible”
Further information can be found by downloading the latest i54 South Staffordshire brochure and by visiting Make It Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire