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Next funding call for Towns and Local Centres announced

Over the past 18 months, and particularly through the launch of our Towns and Local Centres Framework in March 2019, GBSLEP has provided revenue funding to support the development of numerous projects aimed at laying the foundations for the places of the future. This funding aims to create places where people want to visit, work and live, enabling visions for the future of our towns and local centres through masterplans, studies that identify issues concerning connectivity and accessibility and action plans that will deliver activities to support local businesses and enhance local offers.

Projects we have supported include a connectivity and accessibility study in the Soho Road, Birmingham Business Improvement District (BID) area, a prospectus for Cannock Chase identifying investment and development opportunities and more recently a study which will update the growth plan for Shirley Town Centre.

We are delighted to announce our next funding call as part of our Strategic Economic Plan Enabling Fund for Towns and Local Centres. £500,000 in revenue funding is available for projects which will enhance our locations and lay the foundations for the future.

Download our Expression of Interest (EOI) Form SEP Enabling Fund – TLC – EoI Form – FINAL

Deadline for the submission of EOIs is 5pm on 17 January 2020.

You can find our TLC Framework here, which will provide background information to our approach.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss your project ideas please contact GBSLEP at