CONSETT CYCLE FESTIVAL INCLUDING TOUR OF RESERVOIR (HSBC UK | National Road Championships) It’s party time! Two hundred top professional cyclists descend on County Durham this June to race as the highlight of a huge and historic street party. The party is being organised to celebrate the recovery of the town of Consett from the […]
Work commences on the first phase of the Hownsgill Eco Park development which will deliver renewable power to companies on the Industrial Park.
Project Genesis has delivered a new bus depot for Go North East (part of the Go Ahead Group) on the Hownsgill Industrial Park helping to create an extra 20 jobs in Consett. The depot will be the centre of Go Ahead’s operation in north west Durham showing a massive commitment to Consett and the area by Go Ahead.
The Project Genesis Trust has been successful in gaining almost £350,000 grant funding from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) to create a new Heritage Trail in Consett, ‘The Consett and Genesis Heritage Trail’ which it is hoped will attract more visitors and tourists to Consett and the NW Durham area. The new trail […]
Project Genesis Grant Donations 2018 – During last year, the Trust distributed £15,000 in small grants to local organisations, to support community activities and projects. We intend to run a similar programme of grant donations on an annual basis.
Cycle Path Improvements – Work is continuing on a range of environmental and leisure improvements to follow on from the opening of Fawcett Park. The Sea 2 Sea cycle path is currently being updated across the Genesis site, between the Blackhill Comrades Club and the A692.
JT Dove – The Genesis Project… The Project Genesis Management Company is pleased to announce the completion of the first specifically built premises at Hownsgill Industrial Park in Consett of behalf of builders merchant JT Dove. The North East company has 18 sites across the region and the bespoke 11,000 square foot site consists of […]