Levelling up funding awarded for pizza restaurant venture – Insider Media

Levelling up funding awarded for pizza restaurant project

Levelling up funding has been secured to convey two vacant items in Hull metropolis centre again into use to create a brand new pizza restaurant.

The £22,638.18 grant award from Hull Metropolis Council has supported Stretch Pizza’s profitable planning software for the merger of Items 5 and 6 of Paragon Arcade on Paragon Road.

A part of a grade II-listed constructing, Unit 6 is the previous dwelling of White Rabbit Chocolatiers.

The works contain plumbing, electrical and plastering to make sure that the items are match for objective, in addition to the acquisition of a wood-fired pizza oven and gear. Stretch Pizza may also buy a until system, tables and benches, a beer dispenser, and refrigeration items.

The venture is predicted to price £45,276.36 and will create 5 jobs.

Councillor Paul Drake-Davis, portfolio holder for regeneration, mentioned: “I’m delighted to have the ability to award this grant to Stretch Pizza to assist repurpose and regenerate an empty unit in our metropolis centre.

“The Levelling Up Fund has already benefitted many buildings and companies in Hull and that is one other instance of the regeneration work it helps unlock.”

Final 12 months, the council was awarded £19.5m from the Authorities’s Levelling Up Fund to help infrastructure and ship a package deal of metropolis centre regeneration works.

Of this, £7.5m of that is getting used for the Levelling Up Fund grant scheme, which goals to convey unused floorspace of any vacant or partially occupied property again into use.

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