Northern Powerhouse

Northern Powerhouse – what is it?

The Government’s intention to re-balance the nation’s economy through policy initiatives includes its ‘Northern Powerhouse’ idea; but what is it?

This page will be populated and updated to include documents, information and news that informs businesses on this topic.

A simple list of projects and the money being allocated for them is in a one-page document here.

A government strategy document (that includes a foreword/summary) can be found here.

Bradford Council’s ‘advocacy document’ on the case for bringing the Northern Powerhouse rail line through the city can be found here. [A later version of this is to be produced that includes several business/Chamber quotes in support.)