Welcome to the Peterborough Environment Cluster

Greater Peterborough's environmental goods and services sector is a strong growth area which the cluster initiative seeks to support and develop.

The objectives of Encluster are to help identify and exploit business opportunities, to encourage start-ups and to attract inward investment in a number of practical ways. This includes networking activities and demonstration projects, particularly in waste management and processing, energy management, and renewable energy.

Find out more about the cluster's expertise by clicking on the following subsectors:


Search The Database

Click here to search the Greater Peterborough environment sector database.

Training Grants Available

Training Grants of up to 70% available for environmental organisations in East Anglia

There is significant funding available for environmental organisations based in East Anglia for staff training. If you are an SME with less than 250 employees then you are eligible for a refund of 70% on relevant courses and 50% for larger companies. Funding is only available until the end of the year.

Please contact Gareth Jones for more details.

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Latest News

If your company has a news story, please submit it to g.jones@ukceed.org.

21/09/07 - Are you an environmental company whose ongoing development would benefit from access to a high-calibre graduate, and the support of a dedicated Knowledge Transfer resource? Then a new initiative launched by East of England-based Anglia Ruskin University and Writtle College could be the answer.

KEEP (Knowledge Partners � East of England Project) is a new regionally-funded Knowledge Transfer scheme designed to help businesses in the East of England to move forward by accessing the wealth of knowledge and expertise available in their local universities. For more information, click here .

31/07/07 - This event is for people working in construction, housebuilding, site development, architects, consultants, demolition, planning, social enterprises and recycling / waste management. Two of the main themes are that it will explain opportunities to increase reuse and recycling of construction waste, promote plans for Building Materials Reuse Centres. For details, click here.

24/07/07 - Peterborough-based engineering company Peter Brotherhood Ltd has opened a new engineering service centre to repair and refurbish turbine technology. The 500 sq m building in Peterborough has been fully equipped with state-of-the-art light machine centres as well as lifting equipment and assembly areas purposely designed so that work can be carried out quickly and efficiently. Source: EcoEnterprise .

24/07/07 - Selective Finance for Investment in England is a discretionary scheme designed to support businesses intending to make investments in order to grow. The primary objective of this scheme is to drive growth in the East of England's businesses by improving productivity and creating or safeguarding skilled jobs. For more information on grants, click here .

14/05/07 - UK CEED has helped write an article for the Peterborough Evening Telegraph looking at Peterborough's aspirations to become the UK's Environment Capital. A shortened version of the original article can be found online via the link below.

Environment Capital Article

09/05/07 - Remade East is holding a free compost event highlighting the benefits of using compost as a soil improver. This will take place on June 6th in Suffolk. More details and a reservation form can be downloaded below.

Remade Compost Event

08/05/07 - The East of England Development Agency has doubled the prize money in �Running the Gauntlet� investment competition and training, open to entrepreneurs in the environmental sector. more....

08/05/07 - BeMS is currently in the process of putting forward a bid to receive funding to deliver free renewable energy audits in the Greater Peterborough area. more....

For the Encluster news archive click here