Buckinghamshire is a significant wealth generator for the UK economy, contributing over £1.63 billion to the UK economy in 2022. Bucks LEP investment of over £73m Local Growth Funds has leveraged over £129m match funding generating a capital programme value of over £200m. These funds have successfully delivered over thirty priority schemes since the start of the programme in 2014 and is continuing to evolve, unleashing ambition and growth in key sectors across the County.
The Local Growth Fund is enabling the delivery of new major transport infrastructure in Beaconsfield and Aylesbury, providing greater skills opportunities in partnership with colleges and universities, and driving innovation and investment through a range of industry leading technology hubs, including Westcott, Silverstone, Pinewood and Stoke Mandeville Hospital. The investment has also boosted rural digital connectivity providing over 57,000 premises with access to ultrafast and Gigabit broadband services.