About The Partnership

/About The Partnership


To promote, for public benefit, the improvement of economic, social, environmental and cultural health of the Sandbach area (source: Sandbach Partnership Constitution).


To provide professional, trusted support as a collaborative delivery partner – promoting a thriving, inclusive and engaged membership community.  

Objectives 2023/24

  1. Secure the financial viability of the partnership for 2023/24 and develop the organisation further (CIC application membership)
  2. Promote and support the activities of our partnership forum members (e.g., insurance, advice, website promotion) 
  3. Support and promote activities that bring our community together in line with the Partnership’s key themes (e.g., events) 
  4. Work collaboratively to build powerful partnerships to enhance the life chances and well-being of residents and surrounding area and reduce inequalities (e.g. projects)

Key Themes

Sandbach Partnership is project and event driven, the Partnership bids for funding from Local Council’s and other funding bodies for projects that the community desire.

We also stage events that bring visitors into the town which in turn supports the visitor economy in Sandbach. The Partnership will look to enhance its offering beyond its membership organisations by providing, promoting or supporting initiatives which specifically look to enhance or improve the following areas: 

  • Creating and improving facilities for young people
  • Enhancing the range of cultural activities
  • Encouraging an inclusive community full of civic pride
  • Encouraging diversity and inclusion
Physical & Mental wellbeing
  • Supporting green spaces
  • Stimulating initiatives which seek to reduce our impact on climate change
  • Increasing awareness of mental health conditions and the support available
  • Encouraging opportunities for people to have open, safe, discussion about physical and mental health challenges
  • Encouraging and supporting recycle and reuse schemes
  • Improving countryside access and conservation
  • Enhancing outdoor space provision
  • Creating safer routes for all
  • Raising design quality and strengthening the town’s unique identity

Formation and history

Sandbach Partnership was formed in 2003. Sandbach was one of sixteen towns in the North West involved in the Market Town Initiative fund, which was allocated to support rural recovery.

The criteria for the funding was to set up a constituted voluntary Partnership supported by a full-time officers to deliver a plan with suitable projects to access the funding.

In its formative years, Sandbach Partnership delivered £1.8 millions in projects in Sandbach including: – Sandbach Enterprise Centre, Regeneration of the Market Square (the cobbles), Public Realm and a Shop Front Grant initiative.

The Partnership has evolved into a dynamic voluntary and community led organisation working with many local groups and statutory organisations.

Sandbach Partnership