Blackpool Game Of Thrones THING

THING OF THE WEEK

Starting a council meeting to the Star Wars theme tune, ridesharing submarines, Brexit board games, Game of Thrones, and a DeLorean.

14 Castle Street

Castle Street office prepares for SME occupiers

An office at 14 Castle Street in Liverpool is undergoing a £2m refurbishment by Kilpatrick Property Group,  to deliver small suites which are being offered on 250-year leases.

Heywood Sports Village

Rochdale picks free school site

The council will look to dispose of a site at Heywood Sports Village to help bring forward a free school for pupils with autism and special educational needs.

Widnes Waterfront Site

Housing numbers cut at Widnes Waterfront

Mulbury and Magenta Living have put forward fresh plans for the 19-acre site, more than halving housing numbers from a previous application which would have seen the delivery of 624 homes.

Morrisons Kirkby

Knowsley in talks to buy Kirkby town centre

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The council has started discussions with developer St Modwen to buy a proposed retail scheme in Kirkby town centre, with leader Graham Morgan arguing Knowsley had “waited too long” for work to begin.

Lidl Blackburn

Lidl expansion heads to Blackburn

The supermarket chain’s 19,000 sq ft store in Blackburn is set to secure planning consent next week, the latest to come forward under Lidl’s expansion programme.

Moorland House Bolton

Bolton’s Moorfield House changes hands

Millfield Estates has sold its last remaining retail property in Bolton to a Chinese investor, offloading the 15,700 sq ft Moorland House opposite the Market Place shopping centre.

El Gato Negro Manchester Exterior

El Gato Negro heads to Liverpool

Simon Shaw, chef patron and creative director of the popular Manchester tapas restaurant, has confirmed plans to open a second branch, in Liverpool’s Exchange Flags.