The North is crying out for a major scheme to link its cities
Steve Gillingham sums up why the North is crying out for large-scale infrastructure investment to link its great cities and the prize that constructing its connectivity will deliver.
“If I want to put staff on a project in Sheffield from Manchester, some 35 miles apart, I’ve probably got to relocate them,” he says. “Commuting isn’t feasible.”
Gillingham is head of international consultancy and construction company Mace’s northern operations and sits on the board of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.
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