Town Investment Plan for Hereford revealed
Extensive engagement with communities across Hereford resulted in challenges, opportunities, suggestions and criticisms being scrutinised and evaluated against an ambitious vision for our city.
The resulting Town Investment Plan focuses on 15 projects that cover connectivity, urban regeneration, and skills and enterprise. The total development cost of these projects is £44 million with the #StrongerHereford board asking the Government for £25 million from the Towns Fund.
The proposals put forward is a vision of Hereford as a pioneering rural city that is empowered by a new model of inclusive and sustainable growth. Together the projects articulate five core long-term imperatives: Greenest, Fairest, Creative, Digital and Connected.
What is the Town Deal?
Town Deals are part of the government’s plan to level up all regions by boosting productivity, skills and living standards.
Read more about the Town Deal
Our vision for 2030
“Hereford aspires to be one of the greenest and fairest cities in the country, with fantastic opportunities and quality of life for people of all ages. Deeply rooted in our unique rural heritage, we’re blossoming into a richly creative, digital, connected and highly-skilled place to live, work study, invest and visit.”