Making connections

Connecting Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with the rest of the world through trade, technology and knowledge.

An economy increasingly better connected, particularly at a global scale, through trade, technology and knowledge networks are able to compete more efficiently and effectively.

Digital

Superfast Broadband Delivery Management Team

This project manages the delivery of the £132.5m Cornwall Superfast Broadband project. Read More »

Superfast Broadband Infrastructure for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

The aim of the project is to transform Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, economically and socially, by providing a Superfast Broadband network, including the infrastructure across the whole of the area. Read More »

Finding a Digital Infrastructure Investor for Cornwall

This investment covers the development phase of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly′s Digital Infrastructure programme. Read More »

Preparing for infrastructure

Aerohub Business Park

The ERDF investment aims to enable delivery of phase 1 of the Aerohub Business Park. Read More »

Tolvaddon Employment Infrastructure

The project proposes to reclaim land and service a new business park on land adjacent to the existing Tolvaddon Energy Park situated at the Northern boundary of Pool. Read More »

East Hill Junction

The project involves the construction of a single track carriageway (including pedestrian pathways) to provide improved route access to Cornwall College’s Camborne site from Tovaddon Road through to Pool Innovation Centre at the entrance with Trevenson Road. Read More »

Walker Business Park. (3 Truro) Junction.

The Walker Business Park Junction project will deliver an access junction at Threemilestone Industrial Estate as well as an improved pedestrian link between the Truro West Park and Ride and the Industrial Estate. Read More »

A30 Junction Improvement

Local road network improvements to Treswithian and Avers junctions of the A30. Read More »

Barncoose Gateway / Gateway Business Centre

This project creates a mix of office space and industrial premises close to the Barncoose Industrial Estate, Redruth for a number of businesses. Read More »

Cornwall Business & Bio Park

ERDF Convergence has invested in site clearance, roads and infrastructure to service the proposed Cornwall Business Park (CBP)at Hallenbeagle, Scorrier. Read More »

Pendennis Building Re-development & Yacht Basin

This project is concerned with enabling the long-term sustainable growth of Pendennis Superyachts, as identified in the Port of Falmouth Masterplan. Read More »

Mojo Maritime Ltd

Mojo Maritime Ltd aims to develop a low motion floating platform for the marine renewable energy industry, capable of carrying site analysis equipment such as Lidar (light detection and ranging). Read More »

Carluddon A391 Road Improvement

The Carluddon A391 Road Improvement Project will unlock space, create growth and improve connectivity. Read More »

Wheal Harmony Remediation

The project will enable the future provision of employment land in the Camborne, Pool & Redruth area by remediation of a 4.4 hectare (10.8 acre) brownfield site known as Wheal Harmony. Read More »

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Headworks Project Wheal Jane

The Headworks Project will provide a high quality central hub to the Wheal Jane Earth Science Park, thus facilitating business growth and additional high value employment in the Environmental Sector. Read More »

Smart Cornwall Business Development Team

The investment in the Smart Cornwall Development Team will maximise the significant opportunities of the emerging smart energy and services market for the economy of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Read More »

Transport

Newquay Airport Infrastructure and Airport Development Package

This investment builds on the Objective One investment that saw the transition of the airport from military to civil use. Read More »

Newquay Airport Hangars Development

This project aims to refurbish Newquay Airport’s existing hanger and construct another to open up business opportunities at the airport. Read More »

Newquay Airport - Treloy Waterfront Development Phase 1

Before commercial development could take place at the Treloy Waterfront Site, access issues had to be addressed. Read More »

Newquay Airport - Echo Apron and Taxiway

Newquay Airport on the North Cornwall Coast opens the region for business and leisure passengers. Read More »

Penzance Harbour Options

The development of 2 options for improved passenger and freight facilities at Penzance Harbour. Read More »

Mid Cornwall Rail Infrastructure Development Project

This investment worked on the creation of a feasibility study and the production of a pre-feasibility report to identify potential Convergence investments in the mid Cornwall rail network that would provide an enhanced north-south rail service between key towns in mid Cornwall. Read More »

CPR Transport Infrastructure

The project is part of a larger regeneration initiative within the Camborne, Pool and Redruth area, to secure the creation of 6,000 new jobs and the development of 6,000 homes. Read More »

CPR Sustainable Transport Phase 1

Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) displays have been provided at key bus stops along the main commuter route in the Camborne, Pool and Redruth area. Read More »

Coosebean Commuter Link

The Coosebean Commuter Link connects west Truro with the city centre via a new cycle and pedestrian link. Read More »

Truro Falmouth Branch Line

This project has improved the Falmouth Branch Line with a passing loop at Penryn. It now means that two passenger trains per hour can run during peak times between Truro and Falmouth making it easier for people to access work and education opportunities. Read More »

East Hill Junction

The project involves the construction of a single track carriageway (including pedestrian pathways) to provide improved route access to Cornwall College’s Camborne site from Tovaddon Road through to Pool Innovation Centre at the entrance with Trevenson Road. Read More »

Walker Business Park. (3 Truro) Junction.

The Walker Business Park Junction project will deliver an access junction at Threemilestone Industrial Estate as well as an improved pedestrian link between the Truro West Park and Ride and the Industrial Estate. Read More »

A30 Junction Improvement

Local road network improvements to Treswithian and Avers junctions of the A30. Read More »

Camborne Pool Redruth East-West Link

Provision of improved highway infrastructure in the CPR area including a new ‘East West’ route, enabling a number of strategic development sites to be ‘unlocked’. Read More »

Quintdown Business Park

Quintdown Business Park will be located at Quintrell Downs near Newquay. This project will provide much needed accommodation and a ready supply of serviced employment land thereby assisting existing companies in Cornwall looking to expand as well as providing space for those companies looking to move to Cornwall. Read More »

Porthloo Slipway & Boatyard

The Porthloo Slipway & Boatyard project consists of building a new concrete slipway into the sea at Porthloo, improving hard standing and storage for boats, creating better facilities including toilets, services and sumps for waste oil, and improving access to the boat sheds themselves. Read More »

Apple Aviation Ltd

The Grant for Business Investment funding will contribute towards the salaries of a core team of Engineers based at Newquay Airport. Read More »

St Mary’s and Land’s End Airports

The St Mary’s Airport and Land’s End Airport is the islands’ only year round transport gateway. This vital air link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland of Cornwall is to be refurbished. Read More »

St Mary’s and Penzance Harbours Project

Improving harbour infrastructure at St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly and Penzance in order to secure the sea link between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Read More »