Funding for the project is being provided by the Marches Local Economic Partnership, the Homes & Communities Agency through the Telford Land Deal and Telford & Wrekin Council.
Outline design works were completed by Christmas 2017 and the focus will now turn to the detailed design works. These will be starting shortly. A consultation into the highway measures proposed for the south of Newport and the measures proposed for Newport town centre has taken place and closed on 31 December 2017. An analysis of the results will now take place and a consultation report will be produced once the analysis is complete.
It is intended to submit a planning application for the Enterprise Park by Easter 2018.