Major projects to create jobs and bring economic growth

Shaping and transforming Lancashire's identity for many years to come, we aim to bring thousands of new jobs, and increase investment and skills.

Major projects to create jobs and bring economic growth

Shaping and transforming Lancashire's identity for many years to come, we aim to bring thousands of new jobs, and increase investment and skills.

About our major schemes

Several major strategic development projects are already planned or underway across Lancashire to enable our future growth plans, bring thousands of new jobs, and increase investment and skills.

We are committed to delivering economic growth and prosperity as one of our four headline priorities.

The aim is to leverage further investment, supporting job creation and regeneration, as well as connecting people and business to opportunities.

We want to realise the growth potential in our existing and emerging key sectors, and attract increased investment.

Our vision is that Lancashire will have the required infrastructure and employment sites to support a low-carbon, modern and forward-looking economy that works for all.

We already have a multi-billion pound pipeline of projects which includes the creation of high-quality, strategic development sites for people to do business and developing our infrastructure to meet future needs.

We're proactively working with a wide range of public and private sector partners to deliver regionally, nationally and internationally significant schemes and develop new opportunities through major strategic sites and key infrastructure.

Several projects are at the forefront of innovation and technology, and most importantly many are being delivered now.

Recognising the importance of the transition to net zero, we're working with our partners to explore and deliver innovation opportunities, and shape the future wellbeing and social value for Lancashire's population.

Find out more about why Lancashire is a great place for business at Invest in Lancashire

Contact the team

To contact the team, email strategicdevelopment@lancashire.gov.uk

Our current and proposed major schemes

 Samlesbury Enterprise Zone

Samlesbury Enterprise Zone

Home to world-class businesses in advanced manufacturing and cutting-edge innovation.

 Arial view of the proposed cricket facilities

New cricket facilities in central Lancashire

A planned new professional and community cricket facility.

Preston Western Distributor

Preston Western Distributor

A major new road scheme in west Preston, including a new M55 junction.

Eden Project North

Eden Project North

A major landmark attraction planned in Morecambe.

Lancashire Central employment site

Lancashire Central employment site

A major employment site with potential to create thousands of jobs.

Preston Station Gateway

Preston Station Gateway

An ambitious regeneration and redevelopment framework.

Transforming travel in Lancaster - Castle View

Transforming travel in Lancaster

Delivering major transport improvements, especially in and around the city centre.

Transforming Ringway

Transforming Cities - Preston City Centre

A proposed new railway station on the north-west side of Preston.

Cottam Parkway artists impression

Transforming Cities - Cottam Parkway Railway Station

Creating a new railway station in north-west Preston