Welcome to Cleator Moor Town Deal

Cleator Moor’s future is bright. The town has secured a once in a generation level of regeneration funding to help it thrive into the future.

Cleator Moor Town Deal

About Cleator Moor Town Deal

Unprecedented investment in the town and its infrastructure will bring about real and tangible change; change that will make a positive difference to the lives of its residents for many years to come.

In September 2019, Cleator Moor became one of 101 places invited to work with the Government to propose a Town Deal with up to £25million in funds available from the wider £3.6bn Towns Fund

Working alongside Copeland Borough Council, the Cleator Moor Town Deal Board secured £22.5 million in November 2022 for projects it identified as local priorities, along with £18.4 million from match funders.

Work is now under way to deliver four exciting projects. Change will not happen overnight. But the Town Deal team is working hard with the new Cumberland Council and a variety of stakeholders to make sure every element of the plan is delivered.

Our Vision

Cleator Moor will offer an exciting opportunity to live with a world heritage site on your doorstep and work for world-class companies in a range of sectors, exporting to customers across the globe.

Local people will be able to access a diverse range of employment, education and training opportunities. Cleator Moor will be a modern, pioneering town embracing its rich past and vibrant future, committed to the pursuit of inclusive and clean growth.

The town’s high-quality environment will offer an exceptional standard of living to all ages with an expanded cultural and leisure provision within a revitalised town centre.

Our Projects

The Cleator Moor Town Deal board is working on detailed business cases for each of the four projects below.

Enterprising Town

Developing an enterprise campus on the semi-derelict Leconfield Industrial Estate, to leverage the economic growth potential of the Sellafield supply chain by growing and diversifying the West Cumbria economy.
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Healthy Town

Enhanced sports and leisure provision through the redevelopment of existing provision, to create a modern multi-purpose centre including an indoor sports hall, flexible studio space, gym and café, alongside wider health and well-being provision, and targeted youth activity. This will improve population health and generate more reasons for people to visit and spend time in Cleator Moor.
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Revitalised Town

Creating an enhanced focal point to increase footfall around the Town Square by bringing vacant and under-utilised buildings back into active use and creating an attractive new public realm. Uses will include a new cultural community hub and enhanced business space.
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Connected Town

Delivering a programme of transport and related public realm interventions to facilitate a high-quality integrated and sustainable transport network, which improves connections between employment, education, amenities and leisure, and transforms the accessibility and attractiveness of Cleator Moor.
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The latest news about the Cleator Moor Town Deal and its projects will be regularly updated so make sure you visit us regularly to keep in touch.

Have your say at Connected Town, Cleator Moor event

Specialist appointed for the refurbishment of the Phoenix Enterprise Centre Phase 3 Building which is part of the Cleator Moor Town Deal

Planning application submitted for improved Cleator Moor leisure facility