Lime Street Station CGI

Merseyrail strike compounds Lime Street closure

Rail commuters in Liverpool will have to navigate the closure of Lime Street Station from the end of this month, after which they will be diverted onto Merseyrail services from South Parkway, where staff will be on strike for two days next week.

RTPI urges combined authorities to take tech lead

New technology can help city regions tackle complex economic, social and environmental challenges by enabling strategic planning to be done more easily and effectively, according to a new paper published by the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Stefan Trebicki

Trebicki signs with Select

Stefan Trebicki has joined Select Property Group from SimpsonHaugh as design architect.

Chesterbank Business Park

MCR sells business park

The Manchester-based developer and investor has sold the 73,000 sq ft Chesterbank Business Park close to Chester to Newcastle-based investor Schreiber UK for an undisclosed sum.

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SITE VISIT | Liverpool’s Sensor City

Alice Cachia

As Government-backed research base Sensor City welcomes its first tech start-up tenants, Place North West visits the 25,000 sq ft building which is the first piece in Liverpool's university enterprise zone.

Spinning Gate Trafford Housing Trust

Crown Estate nets £7m for Delamere site

Trafford Housing Trust paid more than £7m to the Crown Estate for the 30 acres close to Delamere Forest where it is building its Station Road scheme.

Gawsworth Court Aerial

Sheds sold to newly floated industrial investor

Warehouse REIT, which was admitted to the AIM sub-market of the London Stock Exchange on 20 September, has acquired four multi-let Hansteen estates, understood to include Nexus Industrial Estate in Knowsley, Pikelaw Place in Skelmersdale and a holding at Radway Green, Crewe.

Select announces bond offer

Alderley Edge-headquartered Select Property Group, which develops and manages properties across the student, PRS and serviced apartment sectors through its Vita Student, Affinity Living and CitySuites brands, has launched a bond offer as it looks to broaden its sources of funding.