The Towns Fund is a £3.6 billion fund investing in towns as part of the Government's plan to level up regions. 101 towns were given the opportunity to agree successful Town Deals based on locally-owned Town Investment Plans.
More information on the Towns Fund
Newhaven was offered a Town Deal worth £19.3 million on Thursday, 15 July 2021
Council Leader, Local MP and Town Deal Board herald 'Landmark Moment' for Newhaven
Newhaven Town Investment Plan
Our proposals were formally presented as the Newhaven Town Investment Plan. This strategic document was submitted for assessment by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government in January 2021.
View the Newhaven Town Investment Plan
Newhaven Town Deal Board Minutes
View all minutes from meetings held by the Newhaven Town Deal Board
Chair of Newhaven Town Deal Board: Chris Ketley FCA
Chris has been a partner at Knill James LLP Chartered Accountants in Lewes since 1988, with a specialism in proactive, multi-disciplinary, agile business and Board advisory services as well as over 30 years of significant SME/OMB expertise.
Knill James LLP have both an established history and a significant substantial and growing number of business clients, large and small, in and around Newhaven, so are well represented from a commercial activity/business understanding perspective.
Chris was born and bred in Seaford, where he has lived for the majority of his life, so this is an area where his roots lie and he is very keen to ensure that Newhaven and the Seaford Bay area flourishes.