Margate: one of 100 places set to benefit from new Towns Fund
The council has commented on the news from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government that 100 places will benefit from the £3.6 billion Towns Fund.
Cllr Bob Bayford, Leader of Thanet District Council said: “This is a very positive announcement from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. We welcome the news that Margate has been selected as one of 100 towns in England that will be supported to develop one of these new Town Deals. This funding has the potential to help improve broadband connectivity, infrastructure, create vital social and cultural places that bring people together, as well as boost jobs and economic growth.
“With up to £25 million of investment potentially available, this funding could totally transform Margate, delivering some tangible long-term benefits to the town. greatly improving the prospects of the local people. We see this as a fantastic opportunity to further revitalise the town and look forward to working with the local community who will have a say in how we achieve that. We look forward to hearing more about the scheme and working with public sector, business and community stakeholders to work up our proposals.”
Cabinet approved plans to introduce a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) on Athelstan and Ethelbert Roads at a meeting that took place yesterday (Thursday 26 January). The PSPO will come into effect on Friday 27 January 2023, for a period of three years. It aims to reduce the amount of litter and rubbish on these […]
Thanet District Council is delighted that the redevelopment of Foy House on Margate High Street is now complete.
Cabinet will discuss plans to introduce a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) on Athelstan and Ethelbert Roads at a meeting on Thursday 26 January. The aim of the PSPO is to reduce the amount of litter and rubbish on these streets, as well as address other anti-social behaviour (ASB) including noise nuisance. This forms part […]