HS2 in Stafford Borough - Get Involved as a Local Business


    Find out more about what HS2 means for Staffordshire

    Do you own a business? @high-speed-two-hs2-ltd want to hear from you. By adding your details to their local business register you will hear about events and engagements activities to help get you HS2 ready. The register is also shared with contractors working on the project, so if you would have a service, product or trade which could add value to the supply chain get in contact.

    Local service providers

    HS2 Ltd and contractors would like to understand what services local businesses in and around the line of route can offer and there is a short registration form where local businesses can register their interest.

    Examples of local services required include:

    • Transport and Logistics - transport individual and workforce, vehicle management
    • Site Services - cleaners, waste disposal, clothing, generators
    • Creative Services - video, photography, graphic design, stationary, printing
    • Food and Catering -  onsite catering vans, drinking waters, vending machines
    • Accommodation -  B & B, site offices, modular buildings
    • Trade and Construction - painters and decorators, electricians, machinery hire
    • Employee Services - hair dressers, child care, entertainment, laundry services

    Supply chain

    Details of opportunities including ITTs issued, contracts awarded and contracts that have been withdrawn. The Supply chain map shows location of opportunities. Register your interest in supply chain opportunities on the CompeteFor website or alternatively contact one of our Business Engagement Team at economy@staffordbc.gov.uk to discuss your HS2 involvement further.

    Contracts awarded include:

    • Tree Clearance
    • Driver Training
    • Steel Structures
    • Temporary Hoarding
    • CCTV installation
    • Secondary Glazing 
    • Traffic Marshalling
    • Temporary Cabins 
    • Small Plant and Tool Hire

    Business and Local Economy Fund

    This funding programme is targeted at organisations which have formal objectives that support the development of local business/tourism. Make an application to one of the Funds. 

    Applications can be for capital or revenue funding from £10,000 up to a maximum of £250,000
    Examples of BLEF projects:

    • Improved local cycling and pedestrian access to local economic centres
    • General promotional activity for local economic benefit
    • Employment and job creation schemes
    • Projects that aim to increase tourist visits to an area

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