Hereford Futures to Close in the City with Herefordshire Council cutting funding

Hereford FuturesHEREFORDSHIRE Council is cutting its funding for Hereford Futures with the company’s offices in the city centre to close at the end of next month.

The council confirmed this afternoon (Thurs) that Futures would have its funding for the current financial year halved.

CEO Jonathan Bretherton will stay on until next spring to oversee the completion of the Old Market scheme and support the council on various projects including the marketing of the 800 home urban village and the compulsory purchase order for the £27m Hereford link road.

Responding to the Hereford Times in a statement, the council said it would see through the remaining elements of the development programme – including the construction of the Link Road and Urban Village – in-house.

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