Plans for growth

There are huge plans for growth in Shropshire, as well as in Telford and Wrekin. These are in line with the plans of the West Midlands Combined Authority. Telford and Wrekin is a non-constituent member and Shropshire aims to join as a non-constituent member.

The Shropshire growth plan sets out aspirations for 70,000 new homes by 2031, 40,000 new jobs by 2031 as well as an increase in GVA (currently £6bn) by 12% as well as an aspiration to bring in £300m private sector investment.

  • Key Statistics (Shropshire’s Growth Objectives):
  • 70,000 new homes by 2031 in Shropshire
  • 40,000 new jobs by 2031 in Shropshire
  • Increase GVA (currently £6bn) by 12% in Shropshire
  • Attracts £300m private sector investment