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CIL bids and expenditure

CIL bid information

Our current window for CIL bids for local infrastructure has now ended.

All bids received will now be reviewed against the criteria set out in our CIL Expenditure Framework

CIL bid submission timeline

Please note these dates are indicative and subject to change.

Task name



CIL framework approved

Wednesday 4 October 2023

Wednesday 4 October 2023

Window opens for bids, 8 weeks

Monday 16 October 2023

Friday 8 December 2023

Bids received reviewed and appraised 

Monday 18 October 2023

Friday 26 January 2024

Task and finish group meet to discuss bids and form recommendations

Monday 5 February 2024

Friday 9 February 2024

Cabinet Meeting to approve recommendations

Wednesday 3 April 2024

Wednesday 3 April 2024

Bid award letters issues

Monday 15 April 2024

Friday 26 April 2024


CIL expenditure

CIL will be spent by us on infrastructure projects anywhere within or outside the district, to support development within the districts.

The CIL Expenditure Framework was approved by us on 4 October 2023 .

Further information on the framework can be found at How CIL is spent

If you have any questions please email


Bids received during current window

Between 16 October and Friday 8 December 2023 the following bids were received.  As per the timetable, these bids will be validated, reviewed and appraised.  If you have made a bid and have a query over the information please do contact us at

ProposerProject Name Project Location Summary Amount Requested
NHS Hampshire and Isle of Wight ICBAshurst Child and Family CentreAshurstIntegrated health and wellbeing hub for children and young people. Rationalise old buildings into a extension of the building£350,000.00
Beaulieu Village Hall TrustCar parking for Beaulieu Village HallAdjacent to Village Hall and village car parkAdditional 6 parking spaces for users of the Village Hall £9,914.40
Boldre Parish CouncilPlay Area Phase 2Boldre Recreation GroundThe recreation ground in Pilley is a large space that has a new children's play area to one corner.  There are marked out football pitches which are used by Lymington Town FC. The recreation ground provides a huge opportunity for regeneration for all ages and users within the parish. The next step sis to create an area for children age 13plus, followed by further sport facilities for all active adults. There is also a plan to create a wildplay area and nature trail walk way for all ages around the field£10,046.00
Brockenhurst Village TrustDevelopment of outside facilities of the Brockenhurst Community HubHighwood Road, Brockenhurst

Development of MUGA and surrounding green space to enable the facilities to be accessible to and enjoyed by a wider range of users from the community. Funds are requested to install 3 metre  high mesh fence to enable the management of the MUGA.  The BVT charity then intends to purchase easy to use net system and storage units for additional equipment. Benches and seating to be installed in surrounding green area for the enjoyment of supporting families and carers.

New Forest District CouncilChanging Places public toilet  conversionBrockley Road, BrockenhurstIn addition to current public toilets, changing places facility would offer access for people with severe disabilities£50,000.00
Coda Music and Arts TrustCoda Music BarnChristchurch, DorestNew building - to host range of music services£142,250.00
Copythorne Parish CouncilVillage GatewaysParish of CopythorneTraffic calming measures£3,000.00
Paultons Cricket ClubPavilion rebuild & net refurbishmentWhitemoor Lane, SO51 6AJWe are rebuilding the local cricket pavilion after devastation by fire and overhaul our non turf net facilities£80,000.00
Noadswood schoolCycle shelterDibden, PurlieuNoadswood are looking to replace our existing bike compound, with something that is secure and dry for the children to leave their bikes. £22,180.00
Orchard Infant School                         Provision of secure bike and scooter parking       Orchard Infant School, Dibden Purlieu                      Provision of secure bike and scooter parking - A fenced, lockable  compound in which bikes and in particular scooters can be securely stored during the school day.£5,900.00
Downton Parish Council Downton Cemetery Community GardenDownton Cemetery, Barford Lane, Downton, SP5 3QETransform Downton Cemetery by creating an accessible Green Space within a 15 min walk for a large section of the community. Members of the public will be able to sit in quiet, reflective, contemplation or generally visit to enjoy a peaceful location and connect with nature. £5,000.00
Hampshire County CouncilLepe Country Park Nature PlayLepe Country ParkA new and enhanced recreational play offering for pre-school and school-age children incorporating specific elements for groups with different access needs, providing parents and carers a safe and reliable venue for outdoor play.   £100,000.00
Fawley Parish CouncilNew AllotmentsFawleyIncrease allotments and provide disabled accessible allotment gardens£28,346.00
Fawley Parish CouncilChanging Places Gang WarilyRecreation Centre, FawleyProvide changing places facility, accessible shower and changing room within sports facility£63,655.00
Fawley Rugby Football clubGreen energy upgrade to floodlightsFawleyImprove energy efficiency of clubhouse and floodlight by installing solar PV and batteries£44,800.00
Fawley Rugby Football clubChanging facilities, first aid room Fawley, Rugby Football clubProvide onsite showering facility and first aid room£194,894.00
Rockbourne Parish CouncilRecreation Ground Play EquipmentRockbourne Recreation GroundReplace dilapidated play equipment £17,300.00
Fordingbridge - Town CouncilRefurbish and enhance pedestrian linkFordingbridge car parkEnhance pedestrian link car park to High street£75,000.00
Hampshire County CouncilAvon Valley Path - Fordingbridge 84 Footpath ImprovementsFordingbridgeTo provide a well drained, good surface to the public footpath.  Essential widening works required.  Surrounding paths have been surfaced as part of recent s106 monies from developments.  This footpath is the missing chain in the link.  Not only does it provide access south towards Fordingbridge Town Centre, but is also a school route.£22,100.00
Western Downland CE VA Primary SchoolCommunity Garden Mill End, Damerham, Fordingbridge SP6 3HUA covered outdoor play space£14,000.00
Fordingbridge - Town CouncilFordingbridge recreation ground circular pathwayFordingbridgeCircular pathway enhancing walking / jogging provision and allowing access to all areas of Fordingbridge£30,000.00
Hampshire County CouncilBreamore disused rail line: Phase 1Burgate, nr FordingbridgeProvision of a surfaced, well-drained path within a wildlife-rich corridor, for walkers (including dog walkers) and cyclists.£125,000.00
Fordingbridge - Avon Valley ShedAvon Valley Shed Community BuildingFlaxfields End Play Park ,Fordingbridge, SP6 1RTIn conjunction with Fordingbridge Town Council we plan to erect a sectional steel building with gravel parking for 10 cars. Please see Wilton example£32,345.04
The Burgate School & Sixth FormCommunity Changing FacilityThe Burgate School & Sixth FormTo provide new changing rooms, toilets, community/team/multi use room and associated facilities to support the delivery of high-quality sport and recreational play for the local community and the school that will make a real impact on health, accessibility to sport; with secondary benefits of improving wellbeing and social issues affecting our community.£554,116.00
Woodgreen Parish CouncilBus shelter refurbishmentGreen in the centre of Woodgreen. To make improvements to the current bus shelter to allow it to become a usable space both by the community of Woodgreen, the wider population and visitors. £8,000.00
Forestry EnglandNew Forest Multi User TrailThe New Forest Crown Lands SACThe establishment of a wider multi user trail network using pre-existing gravel tracks and trails to link New Forest communities and places of interest. The project includes new wayfinding and waymarking of the trail network and the upgrade of a number of broken links to connect established gravel tracks. £611,000.00
Hale Parish CouncilSpeed limit remindersHaleInstall traffic calming measure. Speed limit signage to be located Forest road, Tethering Drove, Hale Purlieu and Hatchet Green£2,400.00
Hordle Explorers NurseryNEST Nursery Outdoor Learning EnvironmentHordle Explorers Nursery, Hordle CE (VA) Primary School, Hordle Lane, Hordle, Lymington Hants SO41 OFBThe New Forest District Local Plan 2016-2036 identifies housing in two separate areas for a total of 260 new houses in Hordle.  When these houses are built there will undoubtedly be a need for increased number of nursery places. The additional places will provide employment opportunities, another aspect identified in the Local Plan.   In order to expand the number of 2 year old children we can accommodate at our nursery, we need to develop a high quality, all-weather outdoor learning area for this nursery setting. This will enable us to take an additional 12 children per session providing employment opportunities for 3 additional staff whilst enabling local families to return to work. £27,500.00
Hythe & Dibden Parish CouncilBoardwalk New PathBeechwood Way to Roman Rd  Dibden PurlieuA replacement & more direct accessible & flat walking path for the local community of Beechwood Way to access the facilities of Applemore college & the local supermarket.£60,200.00
Hythe and Dibden Parish CouncilSpeeding deviceVarious locations in Hythe Parishdata recordable device to educate motorist as to their speed. Data passed to HCC to track problem areas £6,290.00
Hampshire County CouncilBucklands rings access improvementsLymington -Bucklands rings car parkUpgrade current gravel path£15,000.00
Friends of Lymington Junior SchoolMulti use games area (MUGA) Lymington Junior schoolInstall MUGA - this will be made available for the wider community out of school hours£87,799.73
LymingtonStage lighting Phase 1Lymington Community CentreInstall energy efficient stage lighting.£11,610.00
Lymington and Pennington Town CouncilBath Road Play Area redevelopmentBath Road Recreation GroundThe redevelopment of the playground is necessary due to the poor surface condition and dated equipment (installed in 1996).    The Town Council is committing £100k towards this redevelopment.  Our Cil bid is to provide an additional piece of play equipment, within the redevelopment of the playground, that is inclusive and DDR compliant.  This item would be a much larger centrepiece modular play system.  £45,000.00
LyndhurstPlay equipment, fencing and compost toiletColes Mead RecreationProvide accessible play unit for children, new fence and accessible compost toilet£25,000.00
Marchwood C of E Infant SchoolGrounds development projectMarchwood C of E Infant School groundsInstallation of an all-weather path and secure fencing around the perimeter of the rear field (inside the boundary) to allow this part of the grounds to be safely used for education, recreation and exercise in all weathers. Development of the safe use of the front of the grounds for pupils, families and visitors£13,432.80
Marchwood Parish Councilreplacement of existing playparkAdmiralty Quay PlayparkTo update the existing old playpark.£45,254.00
Marchwood Parish CouncilRenewable energy for the PavilionLloyds Recreation Ground, Main Road MarchwoodSolar Energy System
Replace all lighting within the pavilion with new LED lighting.
Automation control with remote app access to switch flood lights on and off
Martin Parish CouncilTraffic Calming in MartinEntrances to village at south and north endWe want to buy a Speed Indicator Device (SID), that can be located either at the northern or southern entrance to the village, and moved between the two locations.£2,275.00
New Milton Town Council and NFDCBallard Lake EnhancementsBallard Lake off Fernhill Lane in New Milton, HampshireEnhancements to Ballard Lake area including improved seating and new surfaced footpaths.£160,800.00
Netley MarshRingwood Road CrossingRingwood Road Netley MarshA safe crossing point on Ringwood Road where most of the housing is on the south side of the road and the school, church and church hall are on the north side of the road£125,000.00
Poulner Junior SchoolImproving bike and scooter storage and accessibilityPoulner Junior Schoolsafer and larger storage facilities for bikes and scooters£3,000.00
Ringwood Town CouncilCarvers parking and access improvementsCarvers Recreation GroundMain entrance improvements, a new pedestrian and wheel-chair access directly to the Clubhouse and a new car park including disabled parking £136,200.00
Hampshire County CouncilDamerham 46Damerham to Court Hill, SandleheathTo provide a surfaced, well-drained bridle path within a wildlife-rich corridor, for walkers (including dog walkers), cyclists and horse riders.  This project would provide a route away from narrow country lanes and connect the 2 settlements of Damerham and Sandleheath.  The route also forms part of a promoted HCC cycle route - Fordingbridge Trail.£150,000.00
Sopley Parish CouncilCemetery Restoration/Improvements 2024Sopley CemeterySecure, tidy communal areas for parishioners and their loved ones£10,000.00
Sopley Parish Council Speed Indicator Device mounting polesVariousTraffic calming we have the device but nothing to mount them on.£2,385.00
Sopley Parish Council Solar Panels on Parish HallPriest Lane, SopleySolar panels.£28,000.00
Sopley Parish CouncilExtend pavementBy the Coronation Bridgea pavement from Derritt Lane around to the Woolpack Inn£9,750.00
sway SpudArtist StudiosThe old Central Stores,  Station Road, Sway, SO41 6BAPurchase the old Central Stores property on Station Road in Sway and undertake a refurbishment to create 6 new artist studios spaces; a front of house/display area for SPUDWORKS on the main road; a selling space for artists work.£198,000.00
Sway Parish CouncilSway Play Area UpgradeJubilee Fields, SwayEnhance the existing play area which is 22 years old whilst expanding the target user age range£20,000.00
Totton and Eling Town Councilresident and visitor information systemCivic Centre TottonInstall large information screen in Civic Centre£1,000.00
TottonRum walk paths and bridgeBrokenford Lane, TottonReplacement bridge to DDA compliant bridge to ensure walk run access route in Brokenford mini park£137,075.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilNew Petanque courtRear of community centreinstall Petanque court £17,500.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilWar Memorial accessibility and capacity improvementsTestwood Land, TottonRaise current memorial up to improve view of Remembrance Service£45,000.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilBespoke Benchesvarious locations Tottoninstall 20 bespoke benches - various locations throughout town£90,000.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilThemed Litter Binsvarious locations Tottoninstall 10 litter bins - various locations£15,000.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilEV Charging pointsvarious locations Tottoninstall 10 EV charging points - various locations£75,000.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilPlay area accessibility improvementsVarious locations TottonPlay accessibility improvements£100,000.00
Testwood SchoolFIFA compliant artificial grass pitchTestwood SchoolBuild an artificial grass pitch that is FIFA compliant£100,000.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilTown MapCivic Centre TottonCreative Town Map£2,500.00
Totton and Eling Town CouncilSolar PVVarious locations TottonSolar PV panels and battery storage£40,000.00


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