Major developments news
Northampton awarded full £25 million from Towns Fund
The Government has announced that Northampton will receive £25 million from its Towns Fund to kickstart a raft of development projects across the town.
Next steps for Northampton’s Market Square revamp
Northampton Forward has submitted a revised plan of activity to Government which will allow it to progress work on the transformation of the town’s Market Square.
Northampton awarded £1 million to remediate key site
The Government has awarded Northampton £1 million to help ready the former Marks and Spencer site in Abington Street for development.
Council buys former M&S building in Abington Street
We have bought the former Marks and Spencer building in Abington Street for £1.45 million as part of Northampton Forward’s ongoing Town Centre Masterplan.
Have your say on plans for Weston Favell Health and Wellbeing Hub
Northampton residents are invited to share their views on plans for a major Health and Wellbeing Hub in Weston Favell.
Work completes on Rectory Farm Community Centre renovation
We have now finished work on the newly-extended and renovated Rectory Farm Community Centre.
£12.2 million bid for Future High Streets Fund submitted
Northampton Forward Board has submitted a final bid for over £12m to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund, that will aim to redevelop the Market Square, attract more visitors and create new jobs.
Strong public support for single Market Square revamp option
Northampton Forward’s consultation on the Market Square revamp concluded earlier this month and the results are in.
Long-term plans for Northampton’s Greyfriars site
We have released details of a new feasibility study for Northampton's Greyfriars site including significant challenges that need addressing to enable development that gives the town maximum benefit.
Contractor announced for Vulcan Works project
Northampton Borough Council has appointed Stepnell Ltd as its contractor for the Vulcan Works project to construct and deliver a new managed workspace facility for creative enterprises.
New board to drive Northampton Forward
Key stakeholders in Northampton’s future have come together to create a vision for the town and drive forward a strategic programme of improvements.
Northampton street lighting to be updated following audit
A major improvement of street lighting in the town will commence next year following an inspection of 1300 Northampton Borough Council owned lights this autumn.
More European funding gets Vulcan Works off the ground
Work will start by next summer on Northampton Borough Council’s Vulcan Works project after it won a further £3.06 million from the European Regional Development Fund.
Northampton Borough Council agrees Sixfields lease change
At a Northampton Borough Council Cabinet meeting on Wednesday(12 June) members confirmed arrangements to regularise a lease on land at Sixfields.