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Thames Valley Berkshire

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The LEP focuses on a range of strategic initiatives designed to enhance connectivity across Berkshire and adjacent areas. These cover national, sub-national and local transport, housing growth, digital communications, water resources and flood defences, energy, and waste.

The main objectives for shaping infrastructure are derived from our Strategic Economic Plan:

  • To ensure that economic potential is not restricted by labour supply issues
  • Strengthening networks to enable the flow of information between people and to use ideas better
  • Make Berkshire’s towns genuine hubs in the knowledge economy
  • The LEP's top infrastructure priority remains the Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH)

The Infrastructure Programme and activities include: