Government Investment - Towns Fund

Mr Nath Darnton made this Freedom of Information request to Lewes District Council

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Dear Lewes District Council,

On behalf of DB3 Architecture we would like to congratulate you on having been selected to put forward your proposals & bid to Government as part of the £3.6bn investment into the Towns Fund.

Under the Freedom of Information Act, we would be grateful if you could provide us with some details regarding this so as to ascertain if we can be of help:-

1. The name of the person/people who has/have been nominated to develop this Towns business plan.
2. An outline of your intentions regarding utilisation of awarded grant money.
3. If there is an opportunity for you to involve the skills & experience of an architectural company to support you in this process?

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further with you & look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Nath Darnton

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Dear Mr. Darnton,

 

Information Request:  FOI 11962

 

Thank you for your information request dated 4 September 2020 received in
our office on the same day.

 

I have reviewed your request and investigated whether there is any
information which can be disclosed to you.  Please find below the
information the council holds, and which I am pleased to provide to you.

 

Freedom of Information request - Government Investment - Towns Fund

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act, we would be grateful if you could
provide us with some details regarding this so as to ascertain if we can
be of help:-

 

1.         The name of the person/people who has/have been nominated to
develop this Towns business plan. Peter Sharp, Head of Regeneration

 

2.         An outline of your intentions regarding utilisation of awarded
grant money. We have not been awarded any grant money yet, it is a
bidding process. As such, it is not possible to answer this question.

 

3.         If there is an opportunity for you to involve the skills &
experience of an architectural company to support you in this process? As
Question 2.

 

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Information Governance Officer

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