Newhaven Town Deal

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

Your Newhaven

For the most up to date information on all funding and wider regeneration work in Newhaven, including the projects which form our Town Deal, please visit

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.


application/pdfNewhaven Town Deal - Code of Conduct - July 2022 (378KB)Download
 Newhaven Town Deal - Code of Conduct - July 2022
application/pdfNewhaven Town Deal Area Map (4.43MB)Download
 Newhaven Town Deal Area Map
application/pdfNewhaven Town Deal Board - Membership Profiles (118KB)Download
 Newhaven Town Deal Board - Membership Profiles
application/pdfNewhaven Town Deal Board - Terms of Reference (221KB)Download
 Terms of Reference for Newhaven Town Deal Board
application/pdfTowns Fund Further Guidance (1.94MB)Download
 Towns Fund Further Guidance
application/pdfTowns Fund Prospectus (2.07MB)Download
 Towns Fund Prospectus