Issue details

King William Street Accelerator Green Spaces Funding

As one of the10 High Street Accelerator pilot projects, King William Street, Blackburn has been awarded an additional £500,000 of Green Spaces Funding from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. We seek approval from the Council to accept the funding and to act as the accountable body/treasurer on behalf of the King William Street High Street Accelerator Partnership.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Blackburn Central; Shear Brow and Corporation Park;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2024

Decision due: 13 Jun 2024 by Executive Board

Lead member: Executive Member for Growth and Development

Lead director: Strategic Director of Growth & Development

Department: Growth and Development

Contact: Julia Simpson Email:, Clare Turner Email:


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  • King William Street Accelerator Green Spaces Funding