What a year its been in Redcar and Cleveland! We’ve calculated that there’s over £7 BILLION worth of investment happening in Redcar and Cleveland, and many of these exciting projects are coming to life. There were also many well deserved award wins and lots of other good stuff happening – you can read our 2021 review below…
Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) Cabinet agreed the bid for Teesside Freeport, which was later submitted to Government.
£650M TeesREP biomass plant at Teesport prepared for their switch-on, with up to 400 workers at the ready.
#CompsForKids campaign (organised by Ladies of Steel and Karen King) helped kids with educational needs during lockdown, by providing donated tablets and laptops that were refurbished free of charge, by Enter IT. An 83-year-old man was amongst those who donated to the cause.
British Steel UK broke daily & weekly production records after hiring and training 50 new starters.
£300m Redcar Energy Centre gets approval, creating up to 500 jobs.
Teesside Freeport status announced – largest in the UK, it will create more than 18k jobs and provide £3.2b boost to the local economy in the next 5 years.
GE Renewables chooses Teesworks for major wind turbine factory – over 2,000 jobs to be created.
Mo Mowlam Academy in Redcar opened its doors for the first time, providing up to 100 students aged 5-16 with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
BP announce plans to bring second hydrogen facility to Teesworks.
Anglo American UK invest a further £530m for Woodsmith Mine project
Sembcorp UK to build Europe’s largest battery as part of the firm’s Battery Energy Storage System at Wilton Site.
Agreement signed to create new public open space on site of Goodwins and M&S buildings at Redcar High Street. The new space will enable events to take place and pop-up food, drink and retail operators to trade.
Here’s hoping that 2022is successful year for all!
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