A short guide to Heritage Statements

What is a Heritage Statement? A Heritage Statement is an assessment of the significance of heritage assets, and/or their settings, and of the impact of any development upon them. The need to produce a Heritage Statement is a requirement of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The NPPF sets out the Government’s planning policies for […]


Brexit readiness

As we approach the date which the UK  is scheduled to depart the EU, Growth Lancashire is encouraging all businesses to think about how they may be affected, and to take steps to prepare. We know that many firms – large and small – will already be taking measures to plan for the challenges and opportunities […]


New face at Growth Lancashire

We are pleased to welcome Robeul Hossain to the Growth Lancashire team, who takes up the role of Administration Assistant. Robeul joins us from Capita, where he was part of the administration team working on the TV licensing contract, based at India Mill in Darwen. Robeul will provide support on the company’s Business Relationship Management […]


Growth Lancashire’s Board goes "on tour"

Growth Lancashire’s Board is pivotal in helping to ensure that the company fulfills its mission of contributing towards the growth of productivity, prosperity and places across the County. Meeting quarterly, the Board is private sector-led, and comprises business leaders from across  Lancashire, as well as Councillors (typically the Leader of the Council, or lead for […]