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Derelict Land: Regeneration

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 69580, tabled on 4 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how much and what proportion of funding for brownfield restitution has been (a) identified for and (b) allocated to each (i) local authority and (ii) region.

Answered on

10 November 2021

The £1.8 billion funding announced at Spending Review will help to regenerate communities and level up the country. This includes £1.5 billion to regenerate underused land and deliver transport links and community facilities, and £300 million locally led grant funding to unlock smaller brownfield sites for housing, regenerating and improving communities. Further details on how to access the funding will be provided as soon as possible

This is on top the of £400 million Brownfield Housing Fund, which will help unlock 26,000 homes by bringing under-utilised brownfield land back into use and. The fund was allocated as follows:

Mayoral Combined Authority Allocation
Greater Manchester £96,999,805
Liverpool City Region £44,643,420
North of Tyne £23,853,618
South Yorkshire £40,340,322
Tees Valley £19,352,315
West Midlands  £108,031,802
West Yorkshire £66,778,719
Total  £400,000,001*

*Total of £400,000,001 is due to rounding.

And also our Brownfield Land Release Fund, which has so far allocated the following: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/thousands-of-new-homes-to-be-built-and-derelict-land-transformed