Millions Invested In Hertfordshire

The Government has today announced a £199.3m investment in Hertfordshire with £53.3m has already been locked-in for the county.

Health Minister Jeremy Hunt came to a Bio Campus in Welwyn Garden City today to announce the key features of the deal for Hertfordshire:

  • Major improvements to transport links to relieve congestion, reduce journey times and help businesses grow across Hertfordshire by improving links between London and local towns.
  • Extending the Metropolitan underground line
  • New stations at Cassiobridge and Watford Vicarage Road and work to reduce congestion on the A602 and Buslink 2016.
  • A new Growth Hub offering specialist advice to small businesses on how they can grow and access markets.
  • Support for life sciences, a key sector in Hertfordshire, with investment at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst and Rothamsted Research campus to increase the research facilities and capability.
  • Three Growth Area Forums will be established covering A1(M), M11/A10 and M1/M25, which bring together local partners to accelerate housing delivery

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