Published: 15th Feb 2021

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has revealed plans to regenerate all six of its town centres. The plans, which go before the cabinet on 18 February, include proposals to take control of Billingham town centre from current owners St Modwen Ltd to ensure it has the best chance of thriving in the future. The council is also looking to transform Stockton town centre with a new urban park with direct access to the River Tees from the high street. In addition, the plans include proposals to help regenerate the town centres of Ingleby Barwick, Norton, Thornaby and Yarm. The works would be funded by money from the council itself, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, as well as the £16.5m from the government’s Future High Streets Fund and its Towns Fund application for Thornaby. The proposals are a continuation of the changes we’ve been making to repurpose or town centres to become less … (To read the full article, subscribe below)