Reconnecting

Runcorn

Reconnecting Runcorn is an ambitious set of eight projects incorporating 15 strands, that collectively will improve the lives and livelihoods of local people and boost the local economy.

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This programme was awarded £23.6m through the Towns Fund, which forms part of the UK Government’s Levelling up agenda, to deliver the Runcorn Town Investment Plan. The purpose of driving sustainable long-term economic and productivity growth, through the regeneration of the town. The ambition is to invigorate and enhance the connections locally, through improved training and economic opportunities, enhanced transport links, housing and environmental improvements, and upgraded visitor attractions.

Projects

Brindley Theatre Enhancements

  • Brindley Theatre Extension
  • Brindley Green

Creative & Digital Skills Centre

  • 57-59 High Street: Youthy.com-
  • 63-65 High Street: Mako Create and A Place for us
  • 71 High Street: Hazlehurst Studios

Health & Education Hub

High Street Connectivity

  • Public Realm High Street
  • St Pauls Mews
  • Street Art
  • Buddhist Temple

High Street Town Centre New Homes

Runcorn Station Quarter Enterprise Hub

Rutland Street - Town Centre New Homes

Unlock Runcorn

  • Canal Experience
  • Canal Community Space

Our Town Deal Vision

In July 2021, it was announced that £23.6m had been allocated from the Local Government’s Town’s Fund to deliver the Runcorn Town Investment Plan – Reconnecting Runcorn.

Reconnecting Runcorn is an ambitious set of seven projects that collectively will improve the lives and livelihoods of local people and boost the local economy. Wanting to invigorate and enhance the connections locally, through improved training and economic opportunity, enhanced transport links, housing, and environmental improvements, and upgraded visitor attractions.

Latest News

UKSPF PRESS RELEASE

UKSPF PRESS RELEASE

Halton Borough Council celebrates the delivery of key projects under the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) programme, with more to come. As UKSPF enters the final year of a three-year programme (2022-2025), Halton Borough Council’s Programmes Office, who are...