Laura Sharman 06 August 2021

Council agrees land deal for Eden Project North

Council agrees land deal for Eden Project North image

Lancaster City Council has agreed to transfer land for the £125m Eden Project North.

The deal, subject to the project achieving funding and planning permission, involves a site on Morecambe seafront which was formerly occupied by the Bubbles leisure complex.

Eden have agreed to pay a percentage of each ticket sold into a trust fund to benefit the local community once the site is established.

Cllr Caroline Jackson, leader of Lancaster City Council, said: 'Eden Project North promises to be the most significant project in our district for a generation. It will provide huge benefits to our economy through a commitment to local purchasing and creation of good local jobs.

'I’m particularly pleased that our agreement with them includes the creation of a community fund, which will ensure the people of Morecambe directly benefit for generations to come.'

Photo: © Grimshaw Architects

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