Reconnecting Runcorn one step closer to releasing £23.6m funding

Reconnecting Runcorn one step closer to releasing £23.6m funding

The first four Reconnecting Runcorn Town Deal Business Case Summary Documents have now been submitted to the Government – marking a significant milestone and a big step closer to unlocking the £23.6m of Towns Fund investment earmarked for Runcorn. In July 2021, it was...

Latest Reconnecting Runcorn high street restoration announced

Latest Reconnecting Runcorn high street restoration announced

Halton Borough Council has acquired and is set to repurpose 65 High Street, Runcorn as it progresses plans for a Creative and Digital Skills Centre as part of the £23.6m Reconnecting Runcorn Town Deal. The former Gas Store was becoming vacant, with the business...

Share your thoughts on The Brindley enhancement

Share your thoughts on The Brindley enhancement

​ Last month Halton Borough Council revealed design concepts to show how The Brindley could look under ambitious plans to develop the existing building and surrounding area. Now the public can view these plans and speak to the project team behind them, at an open...

New Enterprise Facility at Runcorn Station Quarter

New Enterprise Facility at Runcorn Station Quarter

Quirky, quality modern offices and spaces for small and micro sized businesses feature in Halton Borough Council plans for a new Enterprise Facility at Runcorn Station Quarter. It is hoped that the new facility - which would be located in the vacant Elite House...

First look at spectacular plans for Brindley extension

First look at spectacular plans for Brindley extension

Halton Borough Council has revealed new design concepts that show how The Brindley Theatre would look under ambitious plans to develop the existing building and surrounding area. The new design has been developed by a consultancy team led by Arcadis, and includes...

Long awaited restoration of 71 High Street, Runcorn, underway

Long awaited restoration of 71 High Street, Runcorn, underway

​ Halton Borough Council has begun work to restore 71 High Street in Runcorn. The work will involve repurposing the listed building as artist space, as part of the wider ‘Reconnecting Runcorn’ ambition to establish a Creative and Digital Skills Centre. The vision for...

Library and theatre co-location central to cultural hub plans

Library and theatre co-location central to cultural hub plans

​Halton Borough Council has announced its intention to relocate its Granville Street library to The Brindley building, as part of a wider ambition to create an exciting cultural hub in Runcorn. The move is part of the ‘Brindley Theatre Enhancement’ project that will...

£23.6m to make Runcorn vision a reality

£23.6m to make Runcorn vision a reality

Runcorn will receive £23.6m in government funding for a range of exciting town centre projects, following submission of the Town Investment Plan in January this year. The grant announced today is part of the Government’s Towns Fund, aimed at boosting the local economy...

Latest chance to have your say on Runcorn’s future

Latest chance to have your say on Runcorn’s future

A new consultation programme has been launched to gather feedback on the emerging vision for Runcorn Town Centre and the projects that could make it a reality. Work has been progressing rapidly in the development of a vision for Runcorn, following a consultation...