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Work begins on banknote building in Wigton

Work has begun on £20m building in west Cumbria, where the Bank of England's new plastic notes will be produced.

Innovia Films in Wigton will start making the new £5 and £10 notes in 2016.

The company says the contract will bring prestige as well as about 80 jobs to the area.

  • 09 Dec 2014