Regeneration in Hattersley

The future for Hattersley is tremendous and, with the commencement of the multi-million pound physical development programme, evidence of the changing face of the area is steadily emerging.

In addition with the opening of the £3.1m Phase 2 Ken Ward Sports Centre in June  2010, the area now possesses a state-of-the-art sports and leisure facility, complemented by the newly refurbished Tameside Gymastics Centre which opened in Mottram in January 2010.

However, realising that it is not just bricks and mortar that build a strong community, partners are also committed to continuing to bring social and economic improvements to help the area meet its potential.

Physical Development Programme

The Physical Development Programme will bring an estimated at £250m investment in residential and commercial development, including a new District Centre, with a retail foodstore and other facilities to meet the needs of the local community.

The new dwellings will be complemented by a £40m refurbishment programme to the majority of the area’s social housing by local landlord Peak Valley Housing Association, which is well underway.

Social and Economic Programmes

As well as new buildings, a number of social and economic improvements are being made in order to help build a stronger, more vibrant community.

Hattersley Neighbourhood Partnership coordinates a range action through thematic groups. These groups identify, plan and monitor actions in key priority areas of: