Council approves £2m to create jobs and homes at Coalite site
Plans to build houses and create jobs at the former Coalite site have taken a step forward now Derbyshire County Council has approved £2m to help plug a funding gap.
Funding to redevelop the 140 acre site of the former Coalite coking works – which lies partly in North East Derbyshire district and partly in Bolsover district – was agreed at a meeting of Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet Members on Tuesday 11 October.
And the county council has also applied for a further £5.8m for the project from D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership – a private sector-led partnership promoting economic growth... read more
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