Economic growth with local talent at the fore

By Alan Whitelaw | 20 February 2024

There is a workplace revolution taking place across the country, with huge scope for local and combined authorities – and most importantly the people they serve – to benefit. From Swansea to Belfast, Newcastle to Aberdeen our team at the Government Property Agency (GPA) is overseeing one of the largest office transformation programmes in the UK, upgrading buildings and developing new regional hubs to relocate 22,000 civil service roles out of London.

It’s a vast initiative, with the potential to drive economic growth and support wider ambitions around urban renewal in towns and cities throughout the UK. But we can’t deliver all this in isolation. Working hand in hand with regional partners is essential if we want to maximise the impact for communities, while creating the modern and efficient estate that Government needs.

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