Towards 2030: A Strategy for Mansfield

Key achievements

Since the adoption of the strategy in 2019 MDC have delivered on and supported several key projects across the district including:

  • Adopted the Town Centre Master Plan and Design code that sets the framework for encouraging high quality development.
  • Secured £20m from the Levelling Up Fund (LUF) for the Mansfield Connect project – a new civic and community hub in the heart of the town centre.
  • Severn Trent’s £76m SUDS scheme across the district.
  • £7.7m Bellamy Regeneration scheme underway.
  • Completed the purchase of White Hart Street buildings and implemented a design competition to regenerate the area.
  • Secured £1.3m National Lottery heritage fund to improve the street scape and quality of our important and valued buildings.
  • Supported the Safer Streets initiative in Mansfield and Warsop in partnership with the Police.
  • Developed the Mansfield Healthy Homes Hub to support residents with complex needs.
  • Secured £12.3m through the approved Town Investment Plan to deliver 5 projects including:
    • Destination Mansfield project
    • Destination Parks (Berryhill Park) project
    • Warsop Health Hub project
    • West Nottinghamshire College Future Technology Centre
    • SMART Mansfield project.
  • Gained DAHA accreditation in partnership with Women’s Aid.
  • Mansfield Cultural Services were granted National Portfolio Organisation status.
  • Provided grants of up to £2,000 to businesses across the district through the Economic Stimulus Fund.
  • Provided support to Mansfield business community through advice and guidance including access to wider funding opportunities.
  • Delivered £1m Urban greening projects to improve public spaces in the Town centre.
  • Developed a Climate Change Strategy and delivery plan aimed at reducing carbon emissions across the district.
  • Developed four Passivhauses family homes.
  • Delivered the Bellamy health and wellbeing projects.
  • Launched the Mansfield START Portal – a one stop shop for students to received personalised information.
  • Invested in our leisure centres across the district to improve the facilities and introduce carbon reduction and energy saving measures.
  • Supported the development of projects and initiatives to tackle food insecurity:

Mansfield District Council projects:

  • Mansfield Fuel Bank (operated by Fuel Bank Foundation)
  • Mansfield FOOD clubs (operated by Family Action)
  • Cost of Living Summit and Roadshows
  • Cost of Living webpage and support booklet
  • Warm Rooms.

Nottinghamshire County Council projects we have supported the delivery of:

  • HAF (Holiday Activity and Food Programme)
  • Household Support Fund.