Government Levelling Up Funding

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Government Levelling Up Funding

This government’s central mission to level up the whole of the United Kingdom is about many things. Find out what projects are involved in a range of funding pots that have been given to City of Lincoln.

Announced at the Spending Review, the Levelling Up Fund will invest in infrastructure that improves everyday life across the UK.

The £4.8 billion fund will support town centre and high street regeneration, local transport projects , and cultural and heritage assets.

City of Lincoln Council, in conjunction with Karl McCartney MP, was successful in securing £20million in 2023 to support the design and delivery of the Tritton Road access points into the Western Growth Corridor development site.

You can read more about the plans for the bridge here.

UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)

City of Lincoln Council was awarded £2.8 Million as part of the UK Share Prosperity Fund. To date we have awarded/commissioned £1.4million, these are being developed with partners.

As part of this allocation £300k is now available to fund community projects in each of the eleven wards in the City, funded 50/50 by the Governments UKSPF and Investors in Lincoln, delivered in partnership with City of Lincoln Council. The programme will help communities come together to identify their strengths and local priorities in order to plan for their future and become more resilient. It will fund both new and existing community projects.

Towns Fund

City of Lincoln Council was awarded £19 million at the end of March 2020 from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. The Town Investment Plan includes the priorities of digitalisation, skills to support inclusive growth, sustainable transport, and urban regeneration, tested in consultation with the citizens’ panel earlier in the year.

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