HS2 will be a high-speed railway connecting London to Birmingham from 2026, Crewe by 2027 and then Manchester and Leeds from 2033. Construction is starting on Phase One which will link London and Birmingham by 2026. Phase Two will run from the West Midlands to Manchester in the west and Leeds in the east completing the network by 2033.
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Stand Number: West Midlands Combined Authority Partner Pavilion
The West Midlands Combined Authority comprises 18 local authorities and four Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) working together to move powers from Whitehall to the West Midlands and its locally elected politicians, who know this region best.
Stand Number: Infrastructure and Projects Authority Partner Pavilion
We are the government’s centre of expertise for infrastructure and major projects, reporting to the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury. We support the successful delivery of all types of infrastructure and major projects: ranging from railways, schools, hospitals and housing, to defence, IT and major transformation programmes. The IPA works with government and industry to ensure infrastructure and major projects are delivered efficiently and effectively, and to improve performance over time. Our purpose is to continuously improve the way infrastructure and major projects are delivered, in order to support government priorities and improve people’s lives. Our organisation was formed on 1 January 2016 when it brought together Infrastructure UK (IUK) and the Major Projects Authority (MPA). We are responsible for the overall project delivery system; the projects, people and processes that together create the right environment for successful delivery. Our responsibilities include:
Stand Number: Transport for West Midlands Partner Pavillion
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) co-ordinates investment to improve the West Midlands transport infrastructure and create a fully integrated, safe and secure network. It is also responsible for assessing and planning the region’s future transport needs so the network can meet the demands of businesses and a growing population. With the Coventry City of Culture, the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and HS2 all on the horizon, transport infrastructure projects are being developed to maximise these opportunities for the future generations of the West Midlands.
Stand Number: Midlands Connect Partner Pavilion
Midlands Connect, in collaboration with central government, brings together local authorities and local enterprise partnerships from across the Midlands.
Together, the Midlands Connect Partnership and the Department for Transport have developed a transport strategy that identifies the major infrastructure projects needed to improve the connectivity of our region’s key locations so we can help drive economic growth and power the Midlands Engine.
Sir John Peace, chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine, said: “We sit at the heart of the UK’s transport network and therefore an investment in this region’s transport will have a remarkable benefit to the whole country and create a positive ripple effect to boost the development of industry, skills and infrastructure.
“This Strategy will help to secure the further infrastructure funding needed to lay the groundwork for improved connectivity across the Midlands, bringing the East and West closer together and opening the region’s businesses to the world.”
Stand Number: CompeteFor Advice and Support Hub
CompeteFor is a free service enables businesses to compete for contract opportunities linked to major public and private sector buying organisations. It opens up the supply chains of major capital infrastructure projects and national buying programmes and is supported by London’s leading business representative organisations, London Business Network, Transport for London and London Chamber of Commerce.
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