Policy PA7 requires the provision of a series of Regional Investment sites to support the diversification and modernisation of the economy and the development of the Region’s cluster priorities as identified in the Regional Economic Strategy.
i) Between 25-50 ha;
ii) High quality sites attractive to national and international investors;
iii) Served or capable of being served by multi-modal transport facilities and broadband IT infrastructure;
iv) Well related to the motorway and trunk road network;
v) Located within, or close to, the areas of greatest need; and
vi) Accessible to effective education and training opportunities to ensure that the employment benefits are available to the local workforce.