Published: 3rd Sep 2019

City of York Council will submit a report to partners next week outlining its economic hopes for the York Central regeneration project. The regeneration of the 44-hectare site – one of the largest city-centre brownfield regeneration projects in the UK – will boost the city’s economy and employment rates if it attracts the right occupiers, a council report has outlined. A senior councillor is set to consider the council’s proposals for the site at a ‘decision session’ next Monday September 9. If approved by councillors next week, the brief will help inform the council’s partners and major landowners as they seek occupiers for the site. Cllr Andrew Waller, executive member for economy and strategic planning at City of York Council, said: ‘York is an economic centre worth £5.2bn to the UK economy, with 9000 businesses and 110,000 people employed across the city. ‘York Central gives us the opportunity to build … (To read the full article, subscribe below)