A new chair is being sought to lead the King’s Lynn Town Deal Board and play a pivotal role in overseeing the delivery of multi-million pound transformational investment in the town.

The announcement that King’s Lynn is set to receive a further £20 million in government funding has been welcomed.

The funding was announced in the spring budget on March 6th and will see a long term plan developed for King’s Lynn, based around three priorities.

Local contractors and suppliers are being invited to attend a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event to find out about potential opportunities offered through the multi-million pound developments that are taking place in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk over the next 3 -4 years.

I live in King’s Lynn, I run a business here, and I am raising my family here. And so for me, the opportunity to get directly involved in my local area and help shape its future by joining the King’s Lynn Town Deal Board was very appealing.

Graham, who is Chief Technology Officer and founder of Merxin Ltd, became Chair in 2020, leading the Board which brings together a diverse range of individuals representing the community, businesses, and local authorities.

King’s Lynn Town Deal Board held a special meeting at the College of West Anglia on Friday 26 January where students were invited to ask questions and share their thoughts on the multi-million pound Towns Fund investment in the town.

Local people are being invited to share their views on proposals that could breathe new life into the much-loved Custom House and transform a vacant riverfront site into a public space for everyone.

A project that has supported more than 400 15-30 year olds in King’s Lynn to gain skills, knowledge, and advice is set to work with even more young people across west Norfolk after government funding was secured for its continuation.