15 Jun 2017 | Category: LLEP News

Local Growth Fund investment for Melton Livestock Market

A £5.5 million redevelopment of Melton Livestock Market is key asset to Melton economy.

The first phase of the Melton Mowbray Livestock Market development project, managed by Melton Borough Council, has been completed. Through safeguarding its future, the Livestock Market will continue to play an important role in the economy of Melton Mowbray.

Through the Local Growth Fund, the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) allocated £3.5 million towards the redevelopment of the Livestock Market to futureproof its operation over the next 20 years.

Nick Pulley, Chair of the LLEP said, “The LLEP’s Local Growth Fund has been extremely successful for the Leicester and Leicestershire area. This unique project supports the objectives of the LLEP in relation to growing the rural economy and investing in market towns.”

“The outcome of this project is fantastic and the state-of-the-art Melton Livestock Market is a key economic asset to the town.”

For more information about market, visit http://meltonmowbraymarket.co.uk/

For more information about the Local Growth Fund, click here.

For more information, please contact: admin@llep.org.uk

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