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The Future Fleetwood board members includes but is not exclusively: 

  • Associated British Ports

  • Affinity Lancashire Outlet

  • Blackpool Transport

  • Fleetwood Museum

  • Fleetwood Town Community Trust

  • Fleetwood Trust

  • Healthier Fleetwood

  • Lancaster University

  • Lancashire County Council

  • Regenda Homes

  • Wyre Council


The board ensures different views are considered and welcomes opportunities to engage with the wider local community in relation to regeneration proposals. 


They have worked closely with consultants from IBI Group to identify projects which will benefit Fleetwood and form the basis of bids for funding these projects. This work has been collated in the Town Centre Regeneration Framework
> Download the Framework document.

Future Fleetwood will support projects across a number of themes including:

  • The High Street

  • Heritage & Culture

  • Community & Residential

  • Health & Wellbeing

  • Business & Economy

Other themes will be identified and lead partners with relevant experience appointed.

Chair of Future Fleetwood is Dave McPartin

As headteacher of Flakefleet Primary School, Dave sees at firsthand the importance of supporting future generations to achieve their full potential.


His infectious enthusiasm and inspiring leadership style makes him a great choice as chair, championing the 'Dare To Dream' mantra in his professional role and a community leader. 


Whether it be as a charismatic speaker in person or through social media channels, Dave communicates his vision and passion for the aims of the Future Fleetwood board and to affect positive change within the education sector.

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Our Deputy Chair is Charley Wilkinson

Charley is CEO at one of our partners, The Fleetwood Trust, and is leading on the creation of an innovative community hub in the Town's former hospital building.

In the last 4 years she has recruited a number of organisations to take space including Blackpool & Fylde College, Macmillan Cancer Support, Regenda Homes, The Pantry (foodbank) and Counselling in the Community.

Following a successful £1m plus funding bid, Charley is overseeing the opening of a new facility on the site. The Youth Hub will offer children and young people a wide range of practical and wellbeing support, managed by Fleetwood Town Community Trust.

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