The team behind the Mersey Gateway Project has welcomed the Chief Secretary to the Treasury’s confirmation today that the project will qualify for government funding under the UK Guarantee Scheme.
Danny Alexander MP this morning highlighted Mersey Gateway as one of the key projects in line to benefit from the scheme.
Residents from Halton are invited to find out more about the Merseylink plans for the new Mersey Gateway Bridge at two events in the borough.
The events are being hosted by Merseylink, the consortium which was named last week as the preferred bidder for the long awaited £600 million project.
Merseylink has today (20 June) been announced as the preferred bidder for the Mersey Gateway Project by Halton Borough Council.
Making the announcement together in the observatory in the Catalyst Museum in Widnes overlooking the River Mersey, the council and Merseylink also confirmed they have jointly identified savings amounting to ‘tens of millions of pounds’ on the projected public sector contribution to the £2 billion project budget. Read more →