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Norwich Airport's business park plan could create 3000 jobs

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A touted business park vision for Norwich Airport which has been in the works for the best part of a decade could finally be cleared for take-off.

Airport bosses have long since held ambitions to build a business park on the northern part of the site, with the vision having taken various forms over the years.

A computer-generated image of how Imperial Park on Norwich Airport could look - Credit: Norwich Airport

Now its latest blueprints sit in the hands of planners, with hopes that the 120,000msq industrial park could have the potential to create some 3,000 jobs and pump millions into the local economy.

The development will be split 50/50 between being used for aviation purposes and general employment use - a condition previously agreed with Broadland and Norwich councils.

And bosses predict that the site has the potential to create more than 3,000 jobs and pump a staggering £54.6m per year into the local economy.

Richard Pace, managing director at Norwich Airport, said: "Imperial Park is an exciting opportunity to become a major employment centre for Norwich and the wider economy.

"The principle of developing........

© Norwich Evening News

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