Work Streams

To translate the vision of Ambition Broxbourne the following Work Streams (WS) will be pursued. For more information on the headline actions for each please click on the work stream.

Creating certainty for investment

WS1 - Broxbourne Connects to improve physical and digital connectivity

WS2 - Invest Broxbourne to market the area and develop key strategic sites

WS3 - Living Broxbourne to increase the attractiveness of the Borough

Nurturing employment and enterprise

WS4 - Broxbourne Enterprise Network to provide quality business space, support and engagement

WS5 - Broxbourne Business Charter to ensure Council services support and nurture the local economy

Championing learning and skills

WS6 - Skilling Broxbourne to produce and deliver a skills strategy and action plan

Generating quality places

WS7 - Broxbourne Lee Valley Enterprise Corridor to drive the delivery of strategic employment sites at Park Plaza, Greater Brookfield and Hoddesdon Business Park

WS8 - South Hertfordshire Creative Corridor to promote key sites and sectors around the M25 corridor

WS9 - Rural Broxbourne to develop a joint approach programme with neighbouring councils to support rural development

Driving a sector approach

WS10 - Sector Strategies  to profile sectors, facilitate sector focused networks and deliver sector based action plans

Making it happen

WS11 - Partnership Working

WS12 - Resourcing

WS1 - Broxbourne Connects

  • Undertake A10 traffic modelling of proposed development sites and feed into policy and investment plans
  • Lobby for Crossrail 2 and associated rail improvements
  • West Anglia Taskforce
  • Lobby for new station to serve Hertford Regional College and Greater Brookfield and Park Plaza
  • Establish Broxbourne as part of a wider D12 (Digital Innovation Zone) with cross border partners

WS2 - Invest Broxbourne

  • Produce inward investment brochures to market key development sites
  • Develop and deliver an asset strategy
  • Attend local and strategic events to promote key sites to investors and businesses
  • Promote provision of a range of housing types to support commercial investment

WS3 - Living Broxbourne

  • Develop strategies for public realm improvements across main towns/sites across the Borough
  • Deliver public realm improvements

WS4 - Broxbourne Enterprise

  • Manage the Ambition Broxbourne Business Centre (ABBC)
  • Develop network of community based enterprise centres
  • Deliver My Incubator/Growth Hub service across the Borough
  • Develop programme of business meetings and events to improve business networking across the Borough

WS5 - Broxbourne Business Charter 

  • Publish Charter and support through Council Business Champions Group

WS6 - Skilling Broxbourne

  • Co-ordinate the Skills Group and help manage partnership working
  • Produce detailed action plan to drive delivery
  • Supporting residents into work
  • Meeting skill needs of employers
  • Develop and deliver enterprise and entrepreneurship competitions (such as the Dragon's Apprentice Challenge)
  • Make effective use of limited resource

WS7 - Broxbourne Lee Valley Enterprise Corridor

  • Consider key sites as part of Local Plan process

WS8 - South Hertfordshire Creative Corridor

  • Put in place joint working arrangements with other local authorities in the corridor
  • Agree and deliver joint work programme

WS9 - Rural Broxbourne

  • Put in place joint working arrangements with other local authorities
  • Agree and deliver joint work programme

WS10 - Sector Strategies

  • Produce sector profiles
  • Develop sector networks
  • Develop and deliver sector based action plans

WS11 - Partnership Working

  • Co-ordinate joint working and knowledge sharing at Ambition Broxbourne Board
  • Set up sub groups to drive delivery

WS12 - Resourcing

  • Produce investment framework to co-ordinate resources and inform bids for funding from partners and external sources


Getting in touch with the team

To share your views or for further information on Ambition Broxbourne please get in touch via

Telephone 01992 785624


The Economic Development Team are based in the Broxbourne Borough Offices, Bishops' College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XB