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BCC: confirmation of HS2 route a boost to business communities

15 November in External Affairs

Commenting on the government’s confirmation of the route for HS2’s Phase 2b, plus the award of the preliminary works contract for the London-West Midlands route (Phase 1), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:"For many business communities, especially in...

Sheffield HS2 jobs claim challenged by Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber chief

25 February in Chamber News, External Affairs

The leader of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber has refused to accept figures which show an HS2 station in Sheffield city centre would be better for the region's economy.Chief executive Andrew Denniff, said he "challenged the validity" of research by HS2 Ltd indicating it would create 6,500...