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Our corporate plan 2023 - 2027


Our vision

A safe, vibrant and clean place to live, work and visit.

Our priorities 

Economic growth and regeneration

  • Regenerate central Kidderminster including completion of Future High Streets and Levelling Up Fund projects
  • Redevelop former Crown House site, Lionfields and other brownfield sites we own – mainly for housing
  • Progress the redevelopment of Bridge Street site, Stourport
  • Work with High Streets Task Force to develop and implement a vision for the regeneration of central Stourport
  • Work with partners to improve skill levels and make sure they are the skills employers need
  • Make sure business support services are available to help businesses grow

Securing financial sustainability for services the local communities value

  • Increase net income from our commercial activities
  • Increase the visits to our nature reserves and make them more accessible
  • Complete the redevelopment of Brinton Park, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund
  • Investigate options for developers to make bio-diversity contributions on alternative sites

A clean, safe and green place to live, work and visit

  • Secure housing growth through the local plan
  • Invest more in tackling environmental crime and illegal parking
  • Invest more on clearing litter, particularly in summer months
  • Work with town councils and community groups to improve parks and open spaces
  • Help provide more cultural events
  • Increase the amount of temporary accommodation available by providing a new housing scheme
  • Produce and implement a carbon reduction plan for the district and for the council
  • Help people make their homes more energy efficient
  • Install electric charging points in car parks in all three towns


The support of regulatory, professional and business services is needed to deliver our priorities.

We will deliver the best service possible within our resources.

Our values

graphic of values as per page textWithin the council, everything staff and councillors do is underpinned by our values.

  • We are working together
  • We are fair
  • We are dependable
  • We put communities first 
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