Northampton Forward Board

Northampton Forward

Formed in 2018, Northampton Forward is a partnership with the primary role of co-ordinating and driving forwards the integrated regeneration and economic growth within Northampton, including the Northampton Town Centre. It is responsible for establishing a strategy and delivery framework for the future development to achieve this vision.

The Northampton Forward Board is made up of key stakeholders across the town – Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire County Council, South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP), The University of Northampton, Northamptonshire Police, Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce, Royal & Derngate, Northampton Town Centre Business Improvement Districts, Members of Parliament, Private Sector and Community Representatives.

Northampton Forward’s role is to:

  • Establish a strategic vision/masterplan for Northampton Town Centre
  • Provide leadership for the achievement of the vision and secure agreement from key partners and stakeholders
  • Oversee the delivery of a place marketing strategy for Northampton
  • The development of a Town Investment Plan for Northampton

Current work to date undertaken by the Northampton Forward Board is the creation of a Town Centre Masterplan, submission of a bid to the Government’s Future High Street Fund and the development of a bid to be made in to the Government’s Towns Fund.

View the board papers from 2020.

View the board papers from 2019.

View the Terms of Reference (December 2020) at the top of the page here.

View the Register of Interests.