Jobs-boosting £7.6m new link road opens at Markham Vale

Leader of Derbyshire County Council and cabinet member for strategic policy, economic development and budget, Councillor Anne Western with Councillor Dean Collins, Derbyshire County Councils cabinet member for highways, transport and infrastructure.
Leader of Derbyshire County Council and cabinet member for strategic policy, economic development and budget, Councillor Anne Western with Councillor Dean Collins, Derbyshire County Councils cabinet member for highways, transport and infrastructure.

Ambitious plans to create around 2,500 new jobs have moved a step closer with the opening of a new £7.56m link road to the M1 motorway from Markham Vale.

Seymour Link Road will give access to businesses that will be based on the north side of Markham Vale Enterprise Zone through Erin Road to Junction 29a.