Businesses in Suffolk and Essex are being encouraged to bid for £500m worth of contracts as part of the development of Hinkley Point C. With Hinkley Point C constructor EDF keen to include Suffolk and Essex companies in the bidding process for contracts worth £500m – to gain experience ahead of further power station developments at Sizewell and Bradwell – a huge boost to the local economy, creating hundreds of jobs, could be in the offing. Now Lloyds Banking Group is urging businesses to apply – and is providing a dedicated £100m infrastructure fund to help local organisations to scale up to meet the demand, as well as offering mentoring and advice. A further two nuclear power stations are set to be developed at Sizewell and Bradwell in the next 10 years, presenting a long-term opportunity for local businesses.
East Anglian Daily Times 6th Nov 2018 read more »
Hinkley Community Impact Fund gives £96,000 to West Somerset Railway.
Somerset County Gazette 6th Nov 2018 read more »