Published: 1st Mar 2021

Harlow Council has agreed to allocate £5m into a planned new £50m fund, which will help drive forward the regeneration of Harlow town centre. The proposed town centre investment fund, which would buy property in the town centre to attract and support local businesses and jobs. It is so far made up of contributions from Harlow Council and Essex County Council. Both have agreed in principle to contribute £5m each to the fund and a range of organisations are looking at investing too. The proposed fund will help deliver a successful and sustainable Harlow town centre that offers a strong mix of shops, leisure, high quality residential and employment space, with a thriving evening economy and cultural offer. ‘Tonight’s decision by Harlow’s cabinet is a significant step forward for investing in our town centre and making it a place we can all be proud of and a place which meets the needs … (To read the full article, subscribe below)