Published: 5th Jun 2019

£12m in funding has been awarded to projects across the Sheffield City Region, including up to £7m towards a district centre development at Waverley, in Rotherham. The grant from the Local Growth Fund (LGF) will contribute to Waverley Square Ltd’s £42.7m plan for new retail, leisure and office facilities on the Waverley site, at the heart of the Region’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID) and emerging Global Innovation Corridor. Sheffield Housing Company was granted £1.52m towards a £17.2 housing scheme, set to deliver 106 new houses, while a grant of £2.2m was also agreed for the UK Atomic Energy Authority, to support a new research facility. City region Mayor Dan Jarvis said: ‘This is a great example of the Mayoral Combined Authority and LEP using our resources to make significant improvements to communities in the Sheffield City Region, as well as being an important step in the ongoing growth of our Advanced … (To read the full article, subscribe below)