Rolls Royce sign going up at the new Advanced Blade Casting Facility in Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham, part of Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone. Construction has begun and the first components will be delivered in
In November 2013, the LEP bid for £14.2 million of central government to fund £37.5m of improvements to the Enterprise Zone which is part of the Markham Vale site near Chesterfield. This will help to unlock over £80m of private sector investment and create over 2,000 jobs. The bid includes plans to build 180,000 square feet of medium sized business units to provide ready-made workplaces for international businesses to move straight into.
In October 2014 up to 100 new jobs were created at the Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone as Chesterfield-based packaging and printing specialist inspirepac announced a multi-million pound expansion. Chris Marples of inspirepac with Ed Hutchinson, Director at Henry Boot Developments