Elmbridge has been successful in its investment plan bid to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund that will unlock £1 million of new funding in the borough by March 2025. The £1 million investment plan includes plans to support the relaunch of the Walton Playhouse, as well as invest in playgrounds across the borough. It will help build on what makes the borough special to ensure it continues to thrive and becomes one of the best places to live and work in the country. About the UK Shared Prosperity Fund The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit GOV.UK: UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Elmbridge investment plan Residents, businesses and community groups can find some background information on the new funding and local priorities in the investment plan: Document Elmbridge UK Shared Prosperity Fund investment plan (PDF, 288.37KB) We will update this page with further information and project updates as we implement the Elmbridge UK Shared Prosperity Fund investment plan.