South Humber Industrial Investment Programme
Through the development of the ‘ready-made’ Pioneer Business Park and five Enterprise Zones, the SHIIP project will create 189 hectares (467 acres) of developed land with 489,000sqm of built floor space, ready to receive investment both domestically and internationally.
Known as Britain’s Food Town, the North East Lincolnshire region, and particularly the South Humber Bank, has evolved its business portfolio. It stands today as an area that has some of the best Food Manufacturing companies in the UK, but which is also proud to house large players within sectors including Advanced Engineering, Offshore Renewables, Land-Based Power Generation and Ports & Logistics.
Businesses are thriving here, benefitting from great transport links, skilled workforces, low overheads, and a local council authority which champions enterprise and the local economy.
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SHIIP: The Three Elements
There are three main elements to the £42m SHIIP project and they are all designed to aid businesses in their relocation or growth along North East Lincolnshire’s South Humber Bank…
Pioneer Business Park: The 64-hectare site located between Immingham and Grimsby, this new ‘oven-ready’ park has already attracted burgeoning green-energy firm myenergi and completing construction by mid-2023 will be the new £5.5m home for HETA (Humberside Engineering Training Association).
Humber Bank Link Road: Infrastructure is critical for any business success and here we have a new £8m highway. This new road, supported by monies from the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP), will provide a vital link between the ports of Grimsby and Immingham, cutting journey time, providing an alternative to other busier routes and open up undeveloped land, which lies within Enterprise Zones.
Mitigation Site: The jewel in SHIIP’s crown are the ecological mitigation sites of Cress Marsh and Novartis Ings. Unique and the only project of its kind in Europe, in 2020 Cress Marsh won the Excellence in Planning for the Natural Environment award at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence.
Cress Marsh, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and GLLEP, offers significant advantages in time and cost for businesses wanting to develop within the SHIIP area.
The South Humber Industrial Investment Programme offers fantastic investment opportunities for UK businesses looking to relocate and international businesses looking to enter the UK. Combined with a council authority that have a desire to invest and work with business, South Humber truly is Britain’s best industrial base.