The Town Deal is a once in a lifetime opportunity to kick-start the transformation of Darwen and surrounding areas.

The investment plan is being led by the new Town Deal Board and there’ll be different ways to get involved and give your opinion as the projects start to develop.

Take a look at the interactive timeline below and the news section to keep updated with what has happened so far and what we have planned for the future!

Remember, you can also get in touch with the Town Deal Board by using the contact form – please click here.


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Tue 11th Aug 2020
First set of street recordings
w/b 14th Sep 2020
Stakeholder database shared
Tue 21st — Tue 28th Sep 2020
Stakeholder Interviews
Thu 8th — Sat 10th Oct 2020
Walking Tours
w/b 26th Oct 2020
Second set of street recordings
Tue 10th — Thu 12th Nov 2020
Focus Groups
w/b 16th Nov 2020
Design Workshop Invites
Thu 26th Nov 2020
Design Workshop
w/b 7th Dec 2020
2 week consultation
Dec 2020 /Jan 2021
Refine TIP & Submit
May 2021
J4 Skatepark development works begin
June 2021
AFC Darwen development works begin
July 2021
Darwen Tower restoration works begin

Please note, these events may be subject to change to ensure they meet the latest Government advice for coronavirus. Please check the news and events section for updates.