LEP Sector Group - Construction & Development
The Local Enterprise Partnership’s Construction and Development Sector Group is a highly effective network representing the interests of companies employing 25,000 locally and is making a crucial contribution to carbon targets and work on stalled sites.
The Local Enterprise Partnership’s Sector Groups bring together business people from companies of all sizes across the supply chain to find ways to support businesses in their sector to grow and add value. Sector Groups deal directly with key concerns such as access to road networks, skills, broadband, bidding for and influencing public funding and investments. Sector Groups are open to anyone in the sector interested in assisting the sustainable growth of local businesses.
Some key facts about the West of England's Construction and Development Sector
•71% growth in productivity since 2000
•Hinkley Point and Oldbury nuclear station sites will require thousands of skilled workers
•One of the largest UK skills centres based at UWE
•Home to some of the country’s leading designers and architects
Construction & Development chairperson: John Baker