Town Regeneration

Information about Northumberland County Council town centre development schemes.


Town Centre Regeneration

Our Town Regeneration is focused on developing, in close collaboration with their dedicated Town Forums, bespoke regeneration programmes for the seven main towns in the county with Blyth, Hexham and Ashington representing particular priorities (within the context of Town Deals, Future High Street Funds, and High Street Heritage Action Zones) together with the provision of new leisure centres in Morpeth and Berwick. Strategic projects with the potential to catalyse wider regeneration are also being progressed in the county’s secondary towns. The next phase of this work will build on the expertise and experience gathered thus far to make the business case to Government for a Town Deal designation for Ashington and to develop a suite of Place Plans and Town Investment Programmes for those secondary towns with market failure and/or latent growth potential to secure funding through the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal.

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Ashington Regeneration

Welcome to a dedicated webpage for plans to regenerate Ashington, including information about projects, consultations and potential funding.

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Energising Blyth

Welcome to Energising Blyth. Here you will find out more about the exciting plans to regenerate Blyth. This includes information about game-changing new development projects, how you can contribute your thoughts on Blyth’s regeneration and how funding will be spent through the 2021 Town Investment Plan.

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Hexham High Streets Heritage Action Zone

This will deliver a £2.4m programme of improvements to boost the town centre and enhance the Conservation Area, focusing interventions on Priestpopple, Battle Hill and Cattle Market. It runs from October 2020 until March 2024.

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Ashington High Street Innovation Programme

Advance Northumberland are working in partnership with Northumberland County Council to deliver the Ashington High Street Innovation Programme, funded through the Towns and High Streets Innovation Programme managed by the North of Tyne Combined Authority.

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Cramlington Investment Plan

Here you will find out more about the exciting plans to regenerate Cramlington.

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