Published: 28th Feb 2019

Knottingley is set to undergo regeneration after Wakefield Council drew up a £50m ‘transformation plan’ for the town. Under the full ten-year Knottingley Vision and Action Plan, over £50m will be invested into projects in the West Yorkshire town including a bespoke employment and skills programme and the extension and refurbishment of a local leisure centre. The council’s cabinet will be asked to approve the vision and action plan, along with other proposed projects, at their upcoming cabinet meeting this March. Cllr Denise Jeffery, cabinet member for economic growth and regeneration at Wakefield Council, said: ‘The Knottingley Vision and Action Plan were developed together with residents, businesses and students. It was designed around what this community told us they needed and informed by their aspirations for the future. ‘The challenges are complex but I am confident that this plan will see a transformation of Knottingley into a vibrant place in … (To read the full article, subscribe below)