Government names 72 high streets in England to share £831m recovery fund


The government has named 72 high streets across England that have been selected to receive £831m of investment to help fund their recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and to protect jobs.

Robert Jenrick, the communities secretary, said the money would “help our much-loved town centres get through this and prosper into the future”. However, the Labour party said the government had originally promised £1bn when it launched the Future High Streets Fund.

Full list of selected high streets

15 places have been selected to receive all the money they asked for

1. Tamworth £21,652,555

2. Sunderland £25,000,000

3. Sutton £11,346,704

4. Bishop Auckland £19,856,853

5. Blyth £11,121,059

6. Kidderminster £20,510,598

7. Old Kent Road, Southwark £9,605,854

8. Swindon £25,000,000

9. Stockport £14,500,000

10. Winsford £9,980,000

11. Sheffield £15,817,001

12. BlackfriarsWorcester £17,939,000

13. Birkenhead £24,581,011

14. Brierley Hill £9,985,689

15. Stretford £17,605,674

A further 57 places will receive provisional funding offers

1. Leamington Spa £10,015,121

2. Nuneaton £13,362,736

3. Wolverhampton £15,760,196

4. Walsall £11,439,967

5. Newcastle-under-Lyme £11,048,260

6. Stafford £14,377,723

7. Tottenham £10,019,648

8. Woolwich £17,150,964

9. Wealdstone– £7,448,583

10. Putney– £1,058,706

11. Elland £6,310,812

12. Northallerton £6,085,013

13. Rotherham £12,660,708

14. Halifax £11,762,823

15. Barnsley £15,624,456

16. Scunthorpe £10,675,323

17. New Ferry, Wirral – £3,213,523

18. Wigan £16,633,691

19. Crewe £14,148,128

20. Rochdale £17,080,458

21. Farnworth, Bolton £13,306,817

22. Oldham £10,750,237

23. Kirkham, Fylde – £6,290,831

24. Maryport, Allerdale – £11,527,839

25. Carlisle £9,129,874

26. Plymouth £12,046,873

27. Barnstable £6,548,876

28. Newton Abbot £9,199,364

29. Paignton £13,363,248

30. Kingswood £12,555,464

31. Salisbury £9,355,731

32. Penzance £10,403, 112

33. Trowbridge £16,347,056

34. Yeovil £9,756,897

35. Taunton £13,962,981

36. Loftus £5,833,628

37. Middlesbrough £14,170,352

38. Stockton £16,543,812

39. South Shields £5,959,187

40. Derby, St Peters Cross £15,034,398

41. Sutton-in-Ashfield £6,279,872

42. Grantham £5,558,818

43. Grimsby £17,280,917

44. Nottingham, West End Point £12,523,981

45. Heanor £8,592,837

46. Northampton £8,442,730

47. Buxton £6,608,223

48. Dover £3,202,226

49. Newhaven £5,004,939

50. Chatham £9,497,720

51. Ramsgate £2,704,213

52. Commercial Road, Portsmouth £3,122,375

53. Fratton, Portsmouth £3,858,489

54. High Wycombe £11,886,876

55. St Neots £3,748,815

56. March, Fenland £6,447,129

57. Great Yarmouth £13,774,430

Full details can be seen here: https://www.theguardian.com/bu...

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