MP for Workington, Mark Jenkinson recently made a visit to Silloth Port.
The Victorian port that serves a number of Cumbrian based businesses, has invested in refurbishing the dock gates.
The investment of over £300,000 into Silloth Port is a welcome investment into the town of Silloth.
Mark Jenkinson MP said: "Silloth Port is used by a number of Cumbria based businesses to import and export goods.
It is a fantastic asset to Silloth and I am delighted that this investment has been made. During my visit I also discussed a number of future investments in the port including a new weigh bridge and secure entry system. It is fantastic that private businesses are investing in towns in my constituency. Silloth is a town which huge potential and the port is certainly an asset for the town and the industry that it supports."
Stuart Cresswell, ABP Port Manager for Silloth, Ayr and Troon, said: “We were delighted to welcome Mr. Jenkinson to our Port in Silloth last week for a chance to showcase all the fantastic investments ABP has made in the area. We are committed to supporting business growth in Silloth and the wider community in Cumbria and look forward to working together in future.”
Silloth Port is owned by ABP. During his visit, Mark met with Tim Riley, Harbour Master and Stuart Cresswell, Port Manager.