South West of England Regional Development Agency

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 19th December 2001.

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Photo of Hugo Swire Hugo Swire Conservative, East Devon

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the projects (a) being undertaken and (b) completed by the South West of England Regional Development Agency.

Photo of Alan Johnson Alan Johnson Minister of State (Employment Relations, Industry & the Regions)

In most cases the projects supported by the South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA) are undertaken on a partnership basis. Projects for which the SWRDA provided more than £25,000 in 2000–01 are listed in the RDA Annual Report 2000–01 which is available in the Libraries of the House or can be obtained direct from the SWRDA.

Sub-regional projects the RDA supported in 2000–01 by providing more than £25,000:

Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole:

A Model for a 'Virtual' Centre of Excellence in Coastal Zone

Management Training

Agri-connexion, Kingston Maurward

Allendale Heritage and Community Centre, Wimborne

Awareness, Advice and Action for Skills Development, Bournemouth

Bournemouth and Poole Learning Network

Bournemouth Incubator Centre

Developing Fast-Track Training for ICT Technicians

Development Manager for Lyme Regis Development Trust

Higher Barn, Melbury Osmond, Dorchester

Higher Education South West Business Net (HESWBusNet), Bournemouth

Honeybrook Farm Visitors Centre, Wimborne

Kimmeridge Marine Education Centre

Norden Park and Ride, Corfe, Wareham

Poole Arts Centre

Shaftesbury Advice Centre Weymouth Skate Park

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly:

Business Information Service (Enterprise Edge)

Celtic Film and Television Festival

Chacewater Village Hall

Cornwall Objective One Technical Assistance

Combined Universities in Cornwall

Coverack Space 2000

Developing Fast-Track Training for ICT Technicians

Digital Peninsula Network

Eden Institute Centre

Eden Public Realm Works, St. Austell

Gaia Centre, Delabole

Geevor Tin Mine Emergency Works, St. Just

Great Onslow, Bodmin Moor

Green Park Feasibility

Helston Business Park

Ladock Parish Hall

Let's do IT

Long Rock, Penzance

Lower Pengegon

Mylor Yacht Harbour

Plot F, Saltash Parkway (Habit Diamond)

Spanning the Century, Camel Trail, Padstow

St. Austell Town Centre

Tolvaddon Energy Park

Towednack and Nancledra Community Hall

Train Net

UFP Camborne, Pool, Redruth

Youth Link—Penwith and Kerrier

Devon, Plymouth and Torbay:

181 Rendell Street, Plymouth

Achievement Plus, Plymouth

Agri-BIP Rural Business Support

Basic Employability Skills

Bovey Tracey Youth Café

Derriton Viaduct, Holsworthy

Devon and West Somerset Key Fund

East Devon Business Centre, Honiton

Exeter Advanced Technologies

Exeter Innovation Centre

High Street and Peel Street Redevelopment, Plymouth

Honicknowle Employment Project, Plymouth

Infrastructure Improvements, Sowton, Exeter

Jersey Farm, Sampford Peverell

Kingsbridge Age Concern and Rest Centre

Marine Projects, Plymouth

Millbay Laundry, Plymouth

ORBIT, Ottery St. Mary

Pall Cycleway, Ilfracombe

Pitts Cleave, Tavistock

Plymouth Job to Job Subsidy

Rural Counselling Programme

Sourton—Lake Cycleway

Springboard to Learning, Plymouth

St. Sidwells Centre, Exeter

Stonehouse Creek Community Centre, Plymouth

Tamar Science Park, Plymouth

The Soundhouse, Plymouth

Theatre Royal Production and Education Centre, Plymouth

Wallabrook Viaduct

Yeo Bridge, Barnstaple


Bream Community Centre Refurbishment Scheme

Coney Hill Neighbourhood College Centre

Cranfield Medical Research Centre

CREATE Training, Lydney

Developing Fast-Track Training for ICT Technicians

Fixing the Future—Solution for IT Services Skills

Forest of Dean Radio Project

Gloucestershire Development Agency—Support for SRP

Gloucestershire Innovation Centre

Gloucestershire Network Neighbourhoods Projects Network on behalf of the Gloucestershire Training Group Centre for Engineering Excellence

Hesters Way Community Resource Centre

Lister Petter mixed-use regeneration site, Dursley

Matson Lane Community College Health and ICT Resource Centre

Skill Joy

The Link Group


Baird Clothing

Bowdens Farm, Langport

Bussman Cooper

Computer-based, Internet-linked Heavy Goods Vehicle Provision in the South West Peninsula

E-Business Skills Development Programme

Filton Econet Partnership for Sustainable Business Development in the South West region

Morlands Factory Site, Glastonbury

Somerset Skills Support Project

South West Marine Sector Training and Development

The Western Colleges Consortium for On-Line Learning

Tourism Task Force—Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset

Watchet Youth Centre

Watchet Marina

Wiltshire and Swindon:

Berwick St. John Community Resource Centre

Charlton Park Farms, Office Development, Malmesbury

Easton Farm, Tourist Facility, Berwick St. John

Hoechst Trespaphan

Little Durnford Farms, Business and Workspace, Salisbury

Multimedia in Wiltshire

Oakley Business Park, Workspace Units, Dinton

Purton Down Biotech Incubator Centre

R&K Wise

Skills at Work in Wiltshire and Swindon

St. Martins Farm, Tourist Facility, Warminster

Swindon Pressings Ltd.

The Beeches Court Farm, Tourist Facility, Calne

The Western Colleges Consortium for On-Line Learning


Bristol and West of England:

Cabot Community Sports Centre, Bristol

E-Business Skills Development Programme

Emersons Innovation

Engineering for Avon

Harbourside Project, Bristol

Nailey Farm, St. Catherine's, Bath

Old Town Quarry, Weston-super-Mare

Safe and Warm Phase 2, Bristol Temple Quay, Bristol The Western Colleges Consortium for On-Line Learning Towards the Radstock Community Vision Working Together for Southmead, Bristol.

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