Levelling Up Fund bid
The Government's Levelling Up Fund (LUF) was launched in March 2021 with £4.8 billion to invest in high value local infrastructure across the UK.
Stroud District Council is leading a bid for £15mllion-plus to improve gateways to Stroud, connectivity and cultural and heritage assets
The bid includes:
- Transformation of Wallbridge green space
- Sub Rooms Town Square
- Creation of 11 new affordable business incubator units in Five Valleys Shopping Centre
- Purchase of brownfield land for the development of homes
- Improved pedestrian and cycle routes around Wallbridge
- Improvements to the end of the Nailsworth to Stroud cycle route at Bath Road, Rodborough
- Improvements for cyclists and pedestrians around the town centre
- Brunel Mall - opening up the car park to the station to add additional station car parking and reducing the traffic in the town centre
- Additional information at a key gateway into the town by the installation of Real Time Passenger Information making it a better experience for bus users
- Ramped access and internal improvements to: Lansdown Hall, Subscription Rooms and Brunel Goods Shed.
Stroud District Council is working with key stakeholders in a LUF Task Force including the Stroud MP, Stroud Town Council, Network Rail, Great Western Railway, Stroud & District Chamber of Trade, Gloucestershire County Council, and GFirst LEP.
- Levelling Up Fund bid proposals revealed | 1 June 2022
- We’re putting a bid in to the Levelling Up Fund to improve Stroud for everyone| 10 June 2022