Robertson Group and the Tom Barron Pension Fund have submitted a development consent order for Preston’s £190m Western Distributor link road directly to the Secretary of State after discussions with Lancashire County Council broke down.
A mixed-use development potentially featuring a Co-operative store and apartments on the site of the Anchorsholme Methodist Church has been recommended for refusal by Blackpool’s planning committee after a series of objections from local councillors.
The Sale-based property services group formed through the merger of Styles & Wood and Southerns, which includes subsidiary companies Space Invader and Ralph Capper, has rebranded to Extentia Group as it eyes a £70m increase in revenue.
Bolton-based contractor Forrest, which is working on high-profile projects in Manchester and Liverpool, has denied rumours it is close to appointing administrators but has confirmed it is exploring a refinancing deal.
Knowsley Council’s planning committee has given the green light to housebuilder Anwyl for 124 homes on a site off Edenhurst Avenue in Roby, despite the proposals attracting more than 700 letters of objection from local residents.