Barkingside regeneration comes one step closer
PUBLISHED: 09:00 14 January 2012 | UPDATED: 09:52 16 January 2012
Barkingside is a step closer to securing almost £2million of funding from City Hall for a regeneration project.
Cabinet members were asked to consider match funding the bid as a matter of urgency at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
In total, the borough is bidding for three grants – one for the River Roding Valley flood protection scheme, one for Ilford Town Centre to “rebuild Ilford’s confidence”, and the Barkingside bid – a total of £4.6 m.
Cabinet approved match-funding the Barkingside bid at £200,000, bringing a total of £1.95m if the scheme is given the thumbs-up.
The cash could see a new town square in front of Fullwell Cross Library.
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