Future High Streets Fund

Future High Streets Fund (FHSF) is a four-year fund run by Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) which aims is to renew and reshape town centres and high streets in a way that drives growth, improves experience and ensures future sustainability.

It will do this by providing co-funding to support transformative and structural changes to overcome challenges in their area.

This includes acquiring and re-developing vacant/underused high street properties, enhancing the public realm, building refurbishments and so on.

Fylde BC submitted a comprehensive bid to MHCLG and, in May 2021, it was confirmed the historic Fylde market town was one of nine areas in the North West to benefit from a total of £102m worth of funding as part of the FHSF.

A grant of £6.3m has now been rubber-stamped which will enable the purchase and repurposing of a number of historic buildings on Poulton Street and Preston Street, together with a wide range of improvements to the public realm and outdoor spaces.

It is planned to create a new Heritage and Eco Skills Centre, Arts Centre and Community Cinema, together with the re-development of empty shops and new town centre housing.

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Regeneration takes time. Over the coming months, there are a number of ways for you to get involved in shaping the future of Kirkham. We've set up a series of engagement activities to engage with you during the pandemic and beyond.  Please register or subscribe to our newsletter so we can easily invite you to the different engagement activities as we publish them.
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