Westmorland Shopping Centre

Praxis buys Westmorland Shopping Centre for £7.1m

Commenting on the purchase, Gary Roberts, managing director of Praxis, defended the future of physical stores in the face of the rise of e-commerce, and described the current state of the retail industry as “Darwinism in action”.

Doddington Estate houses in for planning

Outline plans submitted on behalf of Lady Rona Delves-Broughton for up to 102 houses on 12 sites around the Doddington Hall estate in Nantwich will go before Cheshire East’s strategic planning board on Wednesday with a recommendation for approval.  

City Of Trees Seminar

THING OF THE WEEK

To the Great Northern Warehouse on Tuesday for the annual Manchester City of Trees seminar. Among the many compelling statistics about the impact trees can have on health, flood management, pollution, energy, climate and more, the standout statistic of the day was arguably the proportion of Manchester city centre covered by tree canopy, a lowly 3%.

Richmond Street

PLANNING | Gay Village townhouses approved after debate

Manchester City Council's latest planning committee granted planning consent to a Big Yellow self storage facility in Castlefield, proposals by Trafford Housing Trust in Whalley Range, and Watch This Space's plans for eight homes on Richmond Street.

Waxi In Action

Waxi firm launches MediaCity service

Manchester Water Taxis will on Monday launch its new route, between MediaCityUK and Spinningfields, simultaneously announcing a tie-in with locally-based yachting-led fashion brand Henri Lloyd.

Map Of The Energy Innovation Disrtict UK

Cheshire sets out stall in energy sector

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Energy and property businesses have combined to brand a range of assets from Ellesmere Port to Runcorn, along with sites capable of welcoming further development, as the Energy Innovation District.