2021 – 2022 Annual Review

In 2020-2021, over £2.4m has been awarded to 51 CEF & BLEF projects that support communities and business along Phase One and Phase 2a of the route. 

The report also celebrates reaching CEF and BLEFs £10m milestone of funding distributed since the launch in 2017.

2020 – 2021 Annual Review

In 2020-2021, over £3.6m has been awarded to 45 CEF & BLEF projects that support communities and business along Phase One. 

The report also highlights how some projects have been able to adapt their delivery during the Covid-19 pandemic to offer further support to their communities or deliver in a different way.

2019 – 2020 Annual Review

In 2019 – 2020, 47 CEF & BLEF projects have received funding with communities and businesses along Phase 1 benefitting to the tune of just over £2.1 million.

The report includes case studies of how funding is supporting towns and cities along the Phase One line of route.

2018 – 2019 Annual Review

In 2018-2019, 49 CEF & BLEF projects have received funding with communities and businesses along Phase 1 benefitting to the tune of close to £3 million.

The report includes case studies of how funding is supporting towns and cities along the Phase One line of route.

2017 – 2018 Annual Review

In 2017 – 2018, Groundwork has undertaken a wide range of activities to raise awareness of the funds, and a total of £245,377 has been awarded to six CEF and BLEF projects.