Issue details

LCR Life Science Investment Zone

This report provides an update on the development of Liverpool City Region Life Science Investment Zone and the emerging programme and framework for delivery.
The Combined Authority will be asked to delegate authority to officers agree a multi-year Investment Zone Resource Plan and to enter into an Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, St Helens Council and Halton Council to secure the revenue and capital resources to commence delivery of the LCR Life Science Investment Zone in April 2024.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial and Community Impact;

Decision status: For Determination

Local Authorities affected: (All Local Authorities);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/11/2023

Decision due: 15 Dec 2023 by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Business, Portfolio Holder for Digital and Innovation

Lead director: Executive Director - Investment and Delivery

Contact: Andrew Devaney, Assistant Director - Investment Email: [email protected].

Consultation process

Significant stakeholder engagement across the LCR has already taken place in line with the timetable determined by DLUHC. This includes public and private sector bodies, including Local Authorities.


The LCR Life Sciences Investment Zone has been developed collaboratively with health and life science partners from across the City Region, as well as the Local Authorities.


  • LCR Life Science Investment Zone