William helps secure huge government financial boost to support Stockport Town Centre's ongoing re-development.
Stockport is set to receive millions in UK Government grants to help rebuild our post-COVID economy and to support Stockport Town Centre's continued redevelopment. Earlier this year, the Prime Minister asked for bids across the UK for 'shovel-ready' projects that, with a capital injection, could be realised.
Stockport has been awarded this funding and has been earmarked specifically for two projects:
- Stockport Exchange 4 which is a 400-space multi-storey car park and 70,000 sq ft office building next to the Railway station.
- STOK, being delivered by developer Glenbrook, is a 64,000 sq. ft. commercial scheme to be housed in the former M&S unit on Princes Street in Stockport.
Commenting on this cash boost, William said: "This shows that the Conservative Government are serious about rebuilding our economy and levelling-up across the UK. In order for us to protect our greenbelt, I have long argued for brown-field sites to be developed and for the Town Centre to become once again a place where people want to live, work and shop. These two projects, alongside the Town Centre West development, are a sign of this continued ambition."