About Enterprise M3

ENTERPRISE M3 LEP drives the economic growth of the area by working with businesses, key delivery partners and central government. We translate and signpost opportunities for business and other partners including funding. We bring people, business, public and not-for-profit sectors together and share our insights and data. We do all this to make Enterprise M3 ‘the’ place to do business.

Welcome to the heart of successful collaborative economic growth. Driving economic growth by showcasing success, highlighting opportunities and inspiring thinking.

Enterprise M3 main themes

Enterprise & Innovation

To support the creation of 200 new high growth companies, 8,000 additional jobs and £2bn of new export markets from businesses in the Enterprise M3 area.

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Infrastructure & Housing

To accelerate the delivery of housing by up to 25% above the baseline (2003-13 delivery) meaning that, with Government support, over the next 10 years up to 11,500 new homes will become available more quickly.

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Skills & Employability

To change the operation of the skills system to better meet the needs of the economy, particularly through the development of capability in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects (STEM) and achieving full participation in the labour market for young people.

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To deliver and improve connectivity through transport investment across the Enterprise M3 area – particularly within and around our Growth Towns and Step-up Towns – to increase journey-time reliability, increase the capacity of our transport network and unlock new housing and business sites.

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