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West Norfolk Shared Prosperity Funded projects

An overview of the approved projects being delivered through UKSPF and REPF for King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

The Borough Council cabinet has approved use of Shared Prosperity Funds to support the following projects during the period 2022-2025.

UKSPF Communities and Place (2022-25)

UKSPF Communities and Place funded projects list
Town centres
Reducing the cost of living, improving energy efficiency and tackling climate change
Feasibility studies
  • Baxters Plain
  • Ferry Access Improvements - funding towards a study led by Norfolk County Council into access improvements for the West Lynn ferry
Arts, cultural, heritage & creative
Volunteering and social action
  • Maximising King’s Lynn’s Heritage (coming soon 2024/25)

2024/25 Project Call Communities & Place (Expression of Interest Stage now closed - more details on awards coming in May 2024).

UKSPF Local Businesses (2022-25)

UKSPF Local Businesses funded projects list
Visitor Economy
  • Hunstanton Observatory Events - four weekends of events to be held at the Hunstanton Observatory leading into Spring 2024 (more details to be published soon)
  • Small Grant Scheme Visitor Economy (2023/24)
  • Town Centre Visual and Signage Improvements - investment to improve the West Lynn Pavilion and Downham Market Town Centre tourism information signage
  • Visitor Economy Improvements (coming soon 2024/25)
Local Research and Development
Supporting Local Entrepreneurs
Business Support
Supporting Decarbonisation
  • Go Green (Businesses) - coming soon 2024/25

2024/25 Project Call People & Skills (Expression of interest stage now closed - more details on awards coming in May 2024).

REPF Rural Communities (2023-25)

REPF Rural Communities funded projects list
REPF West Norfolk Rural Community Capital Grants

Providing funding opportunities to investment in resilient community services and assets for local people. This programme is being run by Norfolk Community Foundation in partnership with BCKLWN.

2023/24 Grants for volunteering & social action projects to develop social and human capital in local places. Rural Communities Funds awarded.

2024/25 Community grants for capacity building & infrastructure support. Expression of interest stage now closed - more details on awards coming in May 2024.

REPF Active Travel Enhancements

Working in partnership with Norfolk County Council to deliver Active Travel improvements across rural West Norfolk.

  • Interpretation and art for the rural west Norfolk stretch of the Norfolk Coastal Path
  • Walking and Cycling Waymarker Audit
  • Parish cycle storage grants

REPF Rural Businesses (2023-25)

REPF Rural Businesses funded projects list
REPF West Norfolk Rural Business Capital Grants

West Norfolk Rural Business Capital Grants provide funding to support new and existing rural businesses to develop new products and facilities that will be of wider benefit to the local economy. This includes farm businesses looking to diversify income streams. Businesses can apply for grants between £10,000 and £100,000.

The maximum grant intervention through the programme will be for 50% of eligible capital costs, up to a maximum value of £100,000.

This programme is being run by Norfolk County Council in conjunction with BCKLWN.