Haltwhistle Borderlands

This webpage is a dedicated area for showcasing the work of the Haltwhistle Borderlands Place Programme.

The Place Programme Board has been established to oversee the development of the Borderlands Place Plan and Borderlands Town Investment Plan for Haltwhistle. 

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Ian Dommett - Haltwhistle Chamber of Trade
Julie Gibbon - Haltwhistle Partnership
Marie Bowes - Haltwhistle Town Council
Ian Hutchinson - Northumberland County Council
Steve Leighton - Berry Gobal Ltd
Alan Sharp - Haltwhistle Town Council
John Scott - Hadrian's Wall Partnership
John Taylor - Agma
Stuart Wilkie - Killfrost
Maxine Wilson - Haltwhistle Swimming & Leisure Centre
Sheila Cadge - Young and Sweet

The vision and objectives agreed by the Haltwhistle Borderlands Place Programme Board:


By 2031 Haltwhistle will be a vibrant, growing town recognised as a ‘must see’ destination by visitors to the area.  

The town will offer day and night-time activities for all age groups and be attractive to residents and visitors.   

New innovative businesses will be drawn to the town, complementing and developing existing businesses.

Strategic Objectives

  • Safeguard existing businesses and attract new businesses to Haltwhistle town centre and out of town industrial parks  

  • Maintain and increase the number of visitors spending money in Haltwhistle   

  • Maintain and raise the quality of the physical environment in Haltwhistle 

  • New innovative businesses will be drawn to the town, complementing and developing existing businesses 

Your input to consultations so far has been invaluable. We have used your views to help inform our plans.

Haltwhistle consultation - overall summary - May 22