Darwen based commercial interior design practice, APM Design Ltd., are the latest business to have become a member of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme.The appointment recognises the contribution APM have made to the creative industry in the north, for over the last 30 years.The Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme is an essential part of creating the Northern Powerhouse. Government is growing a network of partners who all believe strongly in the economic potential of the North and support the need for a combined effort by Government and business to realise that potential. There are businesses and organisations from across the North from a variety of sectors signed up to the partner programme.

APM design continue to develop a substantial portfolio of UK & international clients, specialising in design solutions to the hospitality, leisure, retail & commercial sectors. The announcement comes at a time when APM have been commissioned to create design proposals for a £7 million new build, high end members club & spa on the outskirts of Warrington (due to open late 2019). Design Director of APM, Andy McCluskey said:
“APM are proud of their northern roots & excited to represent the creative industry in the north west. we believe that the northern powerhouse is a great opportunity to spotlight the amount of creative talent the north has to offer.”

Minister of State for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, the Rt Hon Jake Berry MP, said:
“It’s fantastic to be able to welcome APM Design to our rapidly growing coalition of Northern Powerhouse Partners.

“As award winning architectural designers at the forefront of their field, they are well placed to help represent the creative industries of the North and drive forward the Northern Powerhouse economy.”