Full list of English towns to benefit from £95 million high street funding

Full list of English towns to benefit from £95 million high street funding

09/14/2019

High streets in historic English towns and cities will be rejuvenated by a £95 million regeneration fund, the government confirmed today.

Disused buildings will be turned into shops, houses and community centres in 69 towns across the country.

The largest share of money, £21.1 million, will go to the Midlands.

It comes after Mirror Online highlighted, in its Town 2020 series, how residents in the Midlands and the North fear for the future of their town's industries.

Some £52 million of the cash will be injected by the government's Future High Street Fund.

A further £40 million will come from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the National Lottery Heritage Fund is providing £3 million.

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan said: "Our nation's heritage is one of our great calling cards to the world, attracting millions of visitors to beautiful historic buildings that sit at the heart of our communities."

Breakdown of spending

London and the South East: £14.3 million

South West: £13.7 million

East of England: £7 million

Midlands: £21.1 million

North East and Yorkshire: £17.2 million

North West: £18.7 million

Find out if your town will get a slice of the cash

London and the South East:

Chatham Intra, Kent

Croydon, south London

Gosport, Hampshire

Harlesden, northwest London

Hastings, East Sussex

Newport, Isle of Wight

Ramsgate, Kent

Reading, Berkshire

Ryde, Isle of Wight

Tottenham, north London

Tower Hamlets, east London

Woolwich, southeast London

South West

Chard, Somerset

Cullompton, Devon

Gloucester

Keynsham, Somerset

Midsomer Norton, Somerset

Plymouth, Devon

Poole, Dorset

Redruth, Cornwall

Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

East of England

Bedford

Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

King's Lynn, Norfolk

Lowestoft, Suffolk

North Walsham, Norfolk

Swaffham, Norfolk


Midlands

Brierley Hill, West Midlands

Buxton, Derbyshire

Coventry, West Midlands

Grantham, Lincolnshire

Hinckley, Leicestershire

Kettering Town Centre, Northamptonshire

Leominster, Herefordshire

Lincoln

Newark-on-Trent Town Centre, Nottinghamshire

Oswestry, Shropshire

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Wednesbury Town Centre, West Midlands

North East & Yorkshire

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Hexham, Northumberland

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Hul

Leeds

Middlesbrough, Teesside

North Shields, Tyne and Wear

Northallerton, North Yorkshire

Scarborough CA, Castle ward, North Yorkshire

Selby Town Centre, North Yorkshire

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

Wakefield, West Yorkshire



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