We did it! £22.4 million secured towards the future of historic Hereford

 

The #StrongerHereford board was launched to strike a deal with Government and we’ve now secured £22.4 million for regeneration projects in the city. We asked for your ideas and to put forward your proposals and you certainly delivered. It sparked a mass conversation about who we are and who we want to be.

This extensive dialogue has established priorities and aspirations for all our different communities which has accumulated into a commitment to levelling up Hereford.  Grab a drink, make yourself comfortable and read our Town Investment Plan for the future vision of our city. 

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Our vision

 

Through public surveys, open forums, hundreds of 1:1 sessions and this website, we put forward projects that boosted skills and learning, the visitor experience and living well locally. They not only fitted the bigger picture of a modern Hereford but the Government’s levelling-up agenda.

With the announcement of £22.4 million funding, Lauren Rogers, Chair of the #StrongerHereford Board commented:

“After many months of hard work from everyone involved, especially the residents, communities and businesses who put forward project ideas and worked with us to develop the Town Investment Plan, it’s fair to say we are delighted. This funding will deliver a programme of work that will help Hereford become a thriving city that is green, fair, connected, digital and cultural.” Read more….

What is the Towns Fund?

Hereford is one of 100 places invited by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government to be part of the £3.6 billion Towns Fund. This scheme supports economic growth in towns and cities around the UK.

Visit the Government’s Towns Fund website

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Watch our video for a taster of our vision

Our energy

Meet some of the passionate people who share our vision for our little city. Watch the video for a snapshot of the shortlisted projects

About us

We’re a blend of parents, students, educators, business owners, employers, employees, creatives and politicians

Board minutes

The #StrongerHereford Towns Fund board meet frequently. We publish our minutes online for you to download and read