Issue details

Darwen Town Deal Update

Update on progress of Darwen Town Deal including received details on the business case process, forward funding to develop the projects to business case and approvals required to submit final business cases to MHCLG by August 5th 2022

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 land and property matters;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Blackburn South and Lower Darwen; Darwen East; Darwen South; Darwen West; West Pennine;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/01/2022

Decision due: 10 Mar 2022 by Executive Board

Lead member: Executive Member for Growth and Development

Lead director: Strategic Director of Environment & Operations

Department: Growth and Development

Contact: Clare Turner Email:

Consultation process

A comprehensive consultation with the community and businesses has taken place to develop the Darwen Town Investment Plan and a communications strategy is being developed to be delivered throughout the programme.


  • Darwen Town Deal Update