Decision details

Pre-Development grant for Glass Futures, National Centre of Excellence, St Helens

Decision Maker: Director of Commerical Development and Investment (Mark Bousfield), Director of Corporate Services (John Fogarty)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide pre-development funding to St Helens Council to help the development of the commercial structure and subsequent design and planning application for the Glass Futures project.


That the Director of Commercial Development and Investment and the Combined Authority Treasurer approved the allocation of £720,000 of funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority SIF Pre-Development Fund to St Helens Council to undertake pre-development works connected to the creation of a new “national centre of excellence in glass” manufacturing facility.

Publication date: 12/12/2019

Date of decision: 11/12/2019

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