Proposed HS2 depot site could ‘threaten thousands of jobs’

A landowner and property firm is urging the company behind HS2 to re-think where a rolling stock depot would be sited in Leeds in order to safeguard up to 6,800 future jobs. HS2 Ltd is currently consulting on proposals to site the depot next to junction 45 of the M1, at Gateway 45. For several years, the site was earmarked to become the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone and has around £10m in place from private investment, and public loans, to build industrial units. It also has the potential to attract inward investment from m... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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