Category: Investments

Following a £4.4m landmark investment by the Cardiff Capital Region, Zip World, famed in North Wales for having the fastest zip line in the world, have brought their unique brand of adventure tourism to heart of the breath-taking Rhigos Mountains. Aiming to boost the South Welsh economy, while utilising the jaw-dropping landscape to breathe new life into this icon of the regions coal mining history, the site opened to the public on April 26. Keen to see this extraordinary transformation and witness the Zip World experience for ourselves, we caught up with Ellie Watkins, who manages all the local marketing activity, and the wider team to understand more about the past, present and future plans for Zip World Tower and what it’s like to actually work there.
With CCR’s Investment Prospectus “Prosperity For Our Place” prepared for presentation to the UK and Welsh Governments, we thought it timely to explore how the CCR Economic Growth Partnership (REGP) is evolving to meet the needs of a regional structure.
The recently published Passenger Rail Vision for Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) promises to be a key driver in creating a cleaner, greener and more inclusive future for South East Wales – and a catalyst for major economic development and regeneration right across the region.
Cardiff Capital Region’s Investment Prospectus – ‘Prosperity for our Place’ was recently published outlining; six core ‘cluster-related’ propositions and five key ‘enabling’ infrastructure propositions, together with a series of longer-term ‘bigger bets’ such as the creation of tidal energy and hydrogen hubs.
Passenger Rail Vision for Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) promises to be a key driver in creating a cleaner, greener and more inclusive future for South East Wales – and a catalyst for major economic development and regeneration right across the region.
Cardiff Capital Region’s Investment Prospectus – ‘Prosperity for our Place’ – was recently published outlining; six core ‘cluster-related’ propositions and five key ‘enabling’ infrastructure propositions together with a series of longer-term ‘bigger bets’ such as the creation of tidal energy and hydrogen hubs.
The Cardiff Capital Region’s Investment Prospectus, about to be submitted to the UK and Wales Governments, spells out in clear and comprehensive detail a radical and necessary programme of investment and transformation, focused on equipping South East Wales’ economy and society with the resources, tools and structure for the decades of challenge and opportunity ahead.
The Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal has made a £2m minor equity investment in Pharmatelligence, a Cardiff-based healthcare data specialist.
The Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) Challenge Fund is inviting public sector bodies to develop challenges and connect with organisations who can provide innovative solutions to those challenges, leading to better services, improved efficiency and effectiveness, and productivity.
Good housing is one of the key determinants of quality of life, yet for many in the Cardiff Capital Region a good quality, modern home is an unmet need.

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