Posted: Thu 26th Jan 2017

Council awarded £85k to develop ‘active travel projects’ in Queensferry and Deeside Industrial Park

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 26th, 2017

Flintshire Council has been awarded £85,000 to help it develop bus and active travel projects along the B5129 at Queensferry and to Deeside Industrial Park in order to improve transport links to key employment sites.

Ken Skates said the funding will also help Flintshire to strengthen its transport links in anticipation of the Welsh Government’s ambitious North Wales Metro project, which will provide wider integrated transport links across North Wales.

he money will be used to create transport hubs for those travelling to and from Deeside Industrial Park via a shuttle service

Economy Secretary Ken Skates said:

“Our ambitious plans for a Metro scheme in North Wales will require significant investment, with huge potential rewards for the local economy. To this end, the £50 million earmarked in our recent budget will see our plans for the North Wales Metro really take shape.

“In the meantime, I’m delighted that we are able to support local authorities, like Flintshire, in investing in improved bus access, in facilitating active travel and in linking communities with jobs – something which will be key to the success of the wider North Wales Metro.”

Councillor Bernie Attridge, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Environment said:

“I am pleased to receive the additional funding to help develop our transport solution to improve all modes of transport into Deeside Industrial Park. Improved transport links will ensure that Deeside continues to be the destination of choice for businesses into the future.”

North Wales Metro Map – rightfully puts Deeside at the heart of North Wales.

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