Project:

Holyhead Gateway, Anglesey

Overview:

This project will enhance the port’s capacity through land reclamation (creating new land from the sea) within the harbour. In doing this,the aim is to ensure the port can meet the increasing demands of both business and tourism visits to the region.

The port is one of the most used transport routes between the UK and Ireland. As the UK’s second busiest port it is an important transport link between both countries.

Ambition North Wales is working with lead sponsor, Stena Line to develop this site.

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Objectives

Job Creation

Up to 1,250 new jobs in the region

Land Reclamation
Approximately 11.7 ha of land to be reclaimed from the seabed to increase capacity
Increase Local Spend

More spend in the local economy, following  visits from larger ships and increased tourism

Target Investment

£35m

Growth Deal

£0m

Other Public Sector

£45m

Private Sector

£80m

Total Investment

Which stage has the project reached?

Stage01.
Determine the Project context:

The planning phase of the spending proposal. Assessing the strategic context for the project and demonstrating how it provides synergy with other projects within the portfolio.

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Stage02.
Preparing the Strategic Outline Case:

The scoping phase of the project. Making the case for change and identifying the preferred way forward.

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Stage03.
Preparing the Outline Business Case:

The planning phase for the project. Identifying the options that provide value for money, confirming the affordability of the project and determining the arrangements for the successful delivery of the project. 

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Stage04.
Approval of the Outline Business Case:

The Outline Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the procurement phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage05.
Preparing the Full Business Case:

The procurement phase of the project. Recording the findings of the procurement and confirming the management arrangements for the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the project.  

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Stage06.
Approval of the Full Business Case:

The Full Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the implementation phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage07.
Project implementation and monitoring:

The project implementation phase. The Full Business Case is used as a reference point to deliver the project and monitor progress. 

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Stage08.
Project Evaluation:

The post project implementation stage. Evaluating how well the project was delivered and lessons learnt.  The Full Business Case is used to determine the extent the anticipated benefits were delivered and realised.

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Key Members

  • David Mathews Land and Property Programme Manager
  • Thomas Boome Land and Property Project Manager